BME News

July 20, 2016

Dave Ricks to become Lilly's 11th CEO

Eli Lilly and Company announced that John C. Lechleiter, chairman, president and chief executive officer, will retire as president and CEO and from the company effective December 31, 2016. Lilly's board of directors unanimously elected Dave Ricks, currently senior vice president and president, Lilly Bio-Medicines, to assume the role of president and chief executive officer. Ricks is a Purdue alumnus and a member of the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering advisory board.
July 12, 2016

Alumnus receives high honor from Boy Scouts of America

Alumnus Dave Ricks has received the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America. The award is a national recognition of an Eagle Scout who received the Eagle Scout rank 25 or more years ago, has gained status of eminence in his life’s work, and has shared his talents with the community on a voluntary basis.
July 7, 2016

Students hoping to combat toxic algae problem

A group of Purdue students, including Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering sophomore Paige Rudin, is working on a research project that could help stop the spread of toxic algae.
July 1, 2016

Bourland Travel Grant Recipients Selected

Three Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering students have been awarded Joe Bourland Travel Grants: TJ Puls, Julia Fraseur; and Shruthi Suresh. Dr. Joe Bourland established this competitive award to graduate students in need of funds to support their travel to a conference as part of their graduate studies.
June 8, 2016

Main and students showcase Purdue research at Farmer's Market

Representatives from the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering and the College of Veterinary Medicine will be at the West Lafayette Farmer's Market in Cumberland Park throughout the summer to showcase how basic science and engineering concepts are used to address problems in human and animal health.
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