Purdue Today

June 23, 2016

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Faculty and Staff News

Faculty meetings to advance steps toward proposals in $100 million MacArthur competition

Faculty members at all Purdue campuses are invited to attend any one of four imminent meetings to help Purdue shape proposals for the MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change competition, announced this month and promising a $100 million award for one team's proposal to solve a critical world problem.

Other Stories

Center for Healthy Living series to cover cholesterol management

Open to all campuses: Center for Healthy Living program on living with diabetes offers education, support, medication discounts

Purdue’s first-generation students do well in class, but retention is a challenge

In the Spotlight

College of Science

College of Science: Solving global challenges

Sustainability comes in many forms, from keeping water fresh for drinking and farming to pioneering new sources of renewable energy and fighting disease. College of Science faculty members, researchers and alumni have made tremendous strides in keeping our way of life the way it is. They also want to enhance the building blocks that help us survive and thrive, as well as identify early warning signs to let us know when it is time for change or time to take action. Insights magazine highlights a few of the minds behind this amazing work.

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Additional News


Purdue professor earns international grant to study how traveling cells keep time

EAB research: Saving trees early less costly than replacing them

Study focuses on use of instructional videos to aid problem solving

New tool for virtual and augmented reality uses ‘deep learning’

Researchers in various studies looking for participants


George Winter art

Purdue items picked to go into space in 2017 mission with alumnus

Purdue, YourEncore partner to accelerate commercialization of Purdue innovations

Galleries presents historical images by George Winter from TCHA »

Money decisions: Professor's free online course joins basic facts, guidance on acts

Experiment from Purdue aboard Blue Origin suborbital rocket a success

Pilot duo takes off for cross-country air race

Camp celebrates 15 years of helping area 'PALS' build positive life skills

2016 Information Literacy Research Symposium set for Aug. 2


Purdue professor Gray named 2016 IFAMA fellow

Postdoc Challenge winners at Purdue awarded $5,000 for chronic pain, pertussis research


Football mini plans and single tickets on sale starting today

In men's basketball, Big Ten announces conference foes

Women's basketball conference games announced

Volleyball set for five TV appearances

Purdue in the News

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

• Time Magazine: You asked: What happens if I don’t eat enough protein?

• Minneapolis Star Tribune: For nonfarming heirs who keep land in the family, managers can be an answer

• Indianapolis Star, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Purdue's 'Back-a-Boiler' program up and running

• Inside INdiana Business: Purdue seeks 'front door' for industry

• Lafayette Journal & Courier: Purdue items to launch into space with alumnus


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