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June 30, 2016

Astronaut David Wolf speaks at Purdue Cancer Moonshot event

Purdue University - alma mater of the first man to set foot on the moon - is playing a role in another national moonshot initiative; this one seeking not to land on the moon but to double the rate of progress in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care over the next five years.
June 24, 2016

Global rankings list puts Purdue’s Civil Engineering in top spot

A recent global, discipline-specific ranking places one Purdue University engineering school at the head of the class, according to ShanghaiRankings. The Global Rankings of Academic Subjects, released Wednesday (June 15), lists the College of Engineering’s Lyles School of Civil Engineering as first on the list of the best civil engineering institutions in the world.
June 20, 2016

Sangtae Kim Named Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of Chemical Engineering

Sangtae Kim, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue, will be the next Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of the School of Chemical Engineering. Sangtae Kim’s and Arvind Varma’s appointments will overlap for the month of July to facilitate the transition, with Varma serving as Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head through July 31, 2016 and Kim as the Jay and Cynthia Ihlenfeld Head of Chemical Engineering, effective August 1, 2016.

June 16, 2016

Holloway receives WEPAN award

Beth Holloway, director of the Women in Engineering Program and assistant dean of undergraduate education, has received the 2016 WEPAN Founders Award from WEPAN, the Women in Engineering ProActive Network.
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