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  • July 6, 2015


    Purdue is among a dozen U.S. universities — including Harvard, Princeton and Yale — with two or more graduates who went on to become CEOs of a top 100 company in this year’s Fortune 500 list of top U.S. companies, released June 4.
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  • July 2, 2015


    Bonnie Prado leads the first camp, in partnership with Purdue University. The idea is to have this as an annual one-week camp, where knowledge is brought to remove this forgotten community from the lack of opportunities bringing them closer to science and technology. Along with Bonnie, the director of the Latino Cultural Center at Purdue University, Aurelio Curbelo-Ruiz; agriculture professor Morris Levy, from CPI, and Benji Loney, who works with Google and is part of the project, arrived to Choco to launch the first camp.
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  • June 18, 2015
    Purdue researchers findings about the "dactyl club", made of a composite material containing fibers of chitin, could lead to the development of new types of composite materials.
    The study was developed by Nicolás Guarín-Zapata, Purdue Colombian doctoral student; Juan Gomez, a researcher from the Civil Engineering Department, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia; Nick Yaraghi doctoral student from UC Riverside; David Kisailus, the Winston Chung Endowed Professor in Energy Innovation at the University of California, Riverside; and Pablo Zavattieri, an associate professor in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering.
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  • March 24, 2015
    The new technique could bring quality-control tool for nanocomposites. The authors of the article are Octavio Alejandro Castañeda-Uribe, a doctoral student from Universidad de los Andes (Uniandes) in Colombia; Ronald Reifenberger, a Purdue professor of physics; Arvind Raman, the Robert V. Adams Professor of Mechanical Engineering and associate dean for the Global Engineering Program at Purdue University; and Alba Avila, an associate professor in the Electrical and Electronic Department at Uniandes who is affiliated with the microelectronics center (CMUA) there.

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  • March 2, 2015
    As part of the State Department’s CampusUSA campaign, three Purdue Colombian students shared their education experience in the US. This campaign is a special effort to recruit Latin American students and drive them to EducationUSA resources; by talking with them in ways and in places that they talk to each other.

    The Purdue-Colombian participants are: master student Juan David Tabares, PhD student Sandra Úsuga, and undergraduate student Esteban Schrader.

    Find our more in the campaign official website www.campususa.state.gov
  • February 18, 2015
    Five students from Purdue are visiting EAFIT University in an academic exchange. They are part of the Fuerza 100k program, promoted by President Barack Obama, as an initiative to improve academic relationship between the U.S. and Latin American and the Caribbean.


    Read the EAFIT press release (Spanish)

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