Purdue Today. 150 Years of Giant Leaps

April 19, 2019

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Faculty and Staff News

Provost to share teaching and learning road map at Honors College event

After more than a year of campus-wide input, the Purdue Teaching and Learning Excellence Initiative will be discussed at a student-hosted event Tuesday (April 23) in Honors Hall at the Honors College and Residences North building. The event, “Purdue at 175,” will explore future directions for teaching and learning over the next 25 years.

Things to Do

Purdue Global’s School of General Education to host virtual General Education Conference

In the Spotlight

State Street

Then & Now: State Street redevelopment

Purdue's sesquicentennial celebration provides inspiration to reflect on the University's 150-year legacy. How has the University changed over the years? Purdue Today will take a look through its "Then & Now" photo series, which will highlight Purdue traditions, buildings, landmarks and more. The topic of the series today is the State Street Redevelopment Project.

Additional News

Jennifer McCormick

Footprints video:
Jennifer McCormick

Jennifer McCormick has followed her passion for education through teaching and pursing administration positions. She has served in roles such as principal to school superintendent before taking a giant leap by becoming the youngest elected Indiana state superintendent for public instruction.

Aviation Day

ICYMI: Purdue Aviation Day photo gallery

Purdue Aviation Day on April 13 celebrated the University’s 150th anniversary and Purdue’s commitment to success throughout the world in the aviation industry. The event was hosted by students from the School of Aviation and Transportation Technology in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.


A magnetic personality, maybe not. But magnets can help AI get closer to the efficiency of the human brain


Giving back: West Lafayette, Purdue Research Foundation employees teaming up for community service at Cumberland Park


Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs to celebrate research at Spring Reception


Women's golf chasing seventh conference title at Big Ten Championships
Big Ten announces conference men's basketball opponents
Big Ten unveils 2019-20 women's basketball schedule rotation


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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.

Lafayette Journal & Courier, WLFI: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak answers the daunting question: ‘What If We Lose Control of Technology?’
Lafayette Journal & Courier: Two artworks to be unveiled at ‘Sweet on Art’ celebration
Inside INdiana Business: Services expand with new autism research center at Purdue
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