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October 22, 2021

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Faculty and Staff News

Provost’s Office announces creation of a classroom master plan

To support the University’s world-class educational environment, enrollment growth and the Transformative Education 2.0 initiative in Purdue's Next Moves, the Office of the Provost is embarking on a campuswide classroom master plan.

Protect Purdue

Booster shot update: Most individuals who received Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 6+ months ago now eligible for booster shot
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In the Spotlight

Abdel Kahlik

Purdue researchers create ‘self-aware’ algorithm to ward off hacking attempts

As cyberattacks around the world increase, Purdue engineers have come up with a solution for power plants: computer models that can detect and reject false data before it disrupts the function of key machinery. Equipping computer models with “covert cognizance” could protect electric grids, manufacturing facilities and nuclear power plants from hackers, says Hany Abdel-Khalik, associate professor of nuclear engineering.

Additional News

Purdue researchers with tractor

Purdue hydraulics research helps increase tractor efficiency

Modern agricultural tractors contain so much cutting-edge technology, they rival even the latest spacecraft. But the back end is still old-school, relying largely on fossil fuels. With this in mind, Purdue researchers have undertaken a $3.2 million Department of Energy project to optimize the hydraulic systems that connect tractors and implements.

Purdue students

Purdue football ready to take on Wisconsin at Ross-Ade Stadium

No. 25 Purdue football is hosting Wisconsin at 3 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 23) in front of a sellout crowd at Ross-Ade Stadium. Head coach Jeff Brohm's Boilermakers will aim to keep the train rolling after the 24-7 win at No. 2 Iowa on Oct. 16. The game, also airing on the Big Ten Network, will kick off the 2021-22 Hammer Down Cancer Game series in support of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.


Researchers in various studies looking for participants


Haller Foundation, Walther Foundation donate $1.5 million to Purdue for endowed professorship in cancer biology


PPRI and Butler Center to hold second installment of Courageous Conversations on global development and justice
Butler Center drop-in to look at mental health in competitive academia

Bringing Our Best

MaPSAC, CSSAC present Community Spirit Award to Krista Hixson-Titlow

To Krista Hixson-Titlow, associate director of capital projects for University Residences, service is not simply the act of volunteering. It is a value that has been instilled in her since childhood and one she upholds today by her work locally and by engaging those around her to serve.

Krista Hixon-Titlow

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Purdue in the News

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

WTEN (Albany, N.Y.): Holiday ham or turkey on the menu? Best shop early.
Bloomberg Law: Actuaries seek minority candidates to reflect changing America
Bozeman (Mont.) Daily Chronicle, The Conversation, San Antonio Express-News: Simple safety tips for trick-or-treating after Fauci greenlighted Halloween 2021
WXIN: Tech hubs growing in popularity in Hoosier State
Inside INdiana Business: Purdue life sciences startup named to ‘most fundable’ list
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