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Next “Science on Tap” features prof researching oil spill-cleanup technology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University materials engineering professor developing a technology that could be used to help with environmental cleanups such as the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the featured speaker July 22 at the next Science on Tap forum. Professor Jeffrey Youngblood‘s presentation, titled “Superficial Science: Polymer Surface Science at […] Read the full story

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Purdue names Exum new vice president for student affairs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Melissa E. Exum, dean of students and associate vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named Purdue University’s new vice president for student affairs. “Student affairs is an essential component in ensuring student success, and I am pleased that Dr. Exum will […] Read the full story

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8th Purdue president dies; remembered for love of students, philanthropy

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Purdue’s eighth president, Arthur G. Hansen, who led the university from 1971-1982, died Monday (July 5) following complications from surgery at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 85. The only Purdue president to also be an alumnus, Hansen focused much of his energies on developing relationships with […] Read the full story

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Purdue to simulate emergency to test response July 14

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Purdue’s Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office, in conjunction with the Purdue Homeland Security Institute, will simulate […] Read the full story

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Lynch named interim dean at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jerry Lynch, a professor of economics and academic director of the master’s and executive education programs at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management, has become the school’s interim dean, effective July 1. Timothy Sands, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost, said a new candidate search for a dean is […] Read the full story

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STAR program helps new Purdue students start successfully

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — More than 6,000 incoming students and about 12,000 of their friends and family members will visit Purdue during the next four weeks to prepare for a successful first year as part of the Summer Transition, Advising and Registration (STAR) program. “This one-day mandatory program for all domestic new freshman and transfer […] Read the full story

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