Purdue Today

July 28, 2016

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Faculty and Staff News

Next steps outlined for teams entering MacArthur grant competition

Purdue is continuing system-wide assistance to teams preparing proposals for the MacArthur Foundation's offer of $100 million as a single grant to solve a critical world problem. To maximize and coordinate Purdue's efforts, a schedule of steps for the next 10 weeks will provide timely help.

Other Stories

United Way pledge packets being mailed to retirees, Vanguards to gear up 2016 campaign

Upcoming workshop will focus on addressing grief

Center for Healthy Living program to focus on managing hypertension

Restricted parking and access near construction site at Harrison and Russell

PEAP sets December trip to Chicago

In the Spotlight

IMI ribbon cutting

20 Indiana composite materials companies join Purdue to dedicate $50 million energy-saving research institute

More than 300 people and about 20 Indiana composite materials companies on Tuesday (July 26) celebrated the opening of the $50 million Indiana Manufacturing Institute, based in the Purdue Research Park of West Lafayette. The institute will house the Center for Composites Manufacturing and Simulation, the Product Lifecycle Management Center and the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center.

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Additional News


Study links higher work demand to serious health risk potential

Older women in the Central African Republic forager communities suffer most from food shortage

Researchers in various studies looking for participants


startup ag drone

Lockheed Martin teams with Purdue, New Mexico State and New Mexico Tech for Sandia competition

Purdue students launch agricultural drone startup
to help reduce farming costs

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awards $750,000 to 'Grand Challenges' research, publishing at Purdue

Purdue startup to present assistive technology at international aging competition


Football set to open fall camp

Keady, Painter to coach alumni game teams

Purdue in the News

Here is a sampling of recent news reports about Purdue from media across the nation and the world.

• Times of India, Phys.org, Wireless Design & Development: Purdue University student startup creates agricultural drones

• London Daily Mail, Gizmodo, Gizmag: Would you drink nine week old milk? Scientists create process to prolong shelf life - and say it tastes exactly the same

• Futurity: It turns out lichen is a trio not a pair

• WLFI: Discovery Park competing for contract with national security laboratory


event calendar

Purdue Extension zombie exhibit to have a vital message for fairgoers

Purdue to host Vet Camp at Indiana State Fair

Purdue undergraduates to present interdisciplinary research at event

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