Purdue Today

October 2, 2015

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Faculty and Staff News

Stories and street signs: Upcoming workshop
to help parents teach kids to read

Human Resources will host a family-friendly workshop focused on supporting reading skills in young children from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 6) in Stewart Center, Room 311. Registration is due Monday (Oct. 5).

In the Spotlight

New Polytechnic magjors

New majors ready Polytechnic students for latest careers

It's a new academic year, and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute is at the forefront in offering several new areas of study for students. Six new majors have been created in three of Purdue Polytechnic's academic areas for the fall semester. The influx of new majors puts Purdue Polytechnic in line with the University's Purdue Moves initiative, specifically with regard to STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) Leadership and Transforming Technology.

Purdue flight students will save $250,000 in course fees

Purdue professional flight students are receiving a $795 reduction in semester fees as a direct result of an updated aircraft usage plan. The new fee structure is expected to save students $250,000 over the next two academic years.

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Additional News


Fractals aid efforts to understand heat transport at nanoscale


Startup licenses Purdue technology to protect dry concrete from damage and could extend life of concrete infrastructure

Registration underway for 29th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition

Breast cancer research project launches line of jewelry


Update: Ackerman Hills Golf Course renovation

Purdue in the News

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

• Fox News, Reuters, Philadelphia Inquirer: Smart capsule to target colon diseases

• Indianapolis Star: Mars has an Indiana connection

• Inside INdiana Business: Surgical technology aims to mimic 'teleporting'

• NUVO: Carrie Newcomer debuts original musical at Purdue


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Mitch Daniels, Lee Hamilton and Brian Lamb to discuss 'The Future of Democracy' on Monday

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