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June 20, 2022

NE students make Spring Dean's List

Six students from the School of Nuclear Engineering (NE) made the Spring Dean’s List and received Semester Honors. These awards recognize students that achieved high scholastic standing cumulatively and/or for the semester.
June 15, 2022

Purdue WIN leads student delegation in Indiana Senate bill hearing on SMRs

On January 20th, 2022, two members of the Purdue University Women in Nuclear chapter, President Liz Bramer and Vice President Morgan Smith, traveled to the Indiana State House with a delegation of their peers to testify in support of Senate Bill 271, in front of the Senate Utilities Committee.
June 10, 2022

NE students appeal to state legislators to move nuclear energy forward in Indiana

A delegation of students from the School of Nuclear Engineering traveled to the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis in early 2022 to support small modular reactors (SMR). Senate Bill 271 creates a framework for Indiana to pursue nuclear energy alternatives in the form of SMRs. The bill paves the way for the Indiana Regulatory Commission to create rules for considering SMR proposals.
May 24, 2022

White becomes first Black woman to earn BS in nuclear engineering at Purdue

Destiny White didn’t set out to be the first Black woman to graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University’s School of Nuclear Engineering, but on May 13, she did just that. White’s path to nuclear arguably was paved by what she didn’t learn in her primary and secondary education.
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