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  • Heart disease drug finds a new use in fight against cancer June 27, 2016
    Purdue researchers have determined how to use a heart disease drug to limit the spread of cancer through the bloodstream.
    By SAM PORTERFIELD Summer Reporter
  • Farmer veteran workshop set for Beck Ag Center June 24, 2016
    Military veterans, active duty members and their families can learn more about how to start or operate a farm during a daylong program sponsored by Purdue University's Indiana Beginning Farmer program.
  • Young African leaders come to Purdue as part of federal iniative June 23, 2016
    25 business leaders from all across Africa will be spending the next six weeks at Purdue expanding their knowledge of agriculture and engineering.
    By SAM PORTERFIELD Summer Reporter
  • New building proves that Ag isn't just for farmers June 23, 2016
    As of August 29, Purdue’s agronomy farm will have a new building for phenotyping, which is all part of the Smarter Agriculture plan.
    By AVERY NUNEZ Summer Reporter
  • Renaming of golf course highlights Board of Trustees meeting June 23, 2016
    The Purdue University Board of Trustees approved the renaming of a Purdue campus golf course on June 17.
    By DENNIS CONRAD Summer Reporter
  • Fire at Hampton Civil Engineering building June 23, 2016
    A fire occurred at Purdue University's Hampton Civil Engineering building this morning. The entire building was evacuated after smoke alarms detected the fire at roughly 11:30 a.m.
    BY DENNIS CONRAD Summer Reporter
  • Graduate students can attend free movie screening tonight June 23, 2016
    Dawn or Doom ‘16 is coming together with the graduate student government to offer a free screening of the “PhD Movie” tonight at 7 p.m. at the graduate student center.
    By GEORGE LANDSLY Summer Editor
  • Former engineering professor, VP dies June 23, 2016
    A former Purdue faculty member and high level administrator died last week.
    Staff Reports
  • Postdoc Challenge winners at Purdue awarded $5,000 for chronic pain, pertussis research June 22, 2016
    Two Purdue University postdoctoral researchers have been awarded $5,000 Postdoc Challenge grants from the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) to fund projects to improve chronic pain treatments and pertussis prevention.
  • Purdue Jargon June 21, 2016
    Blackboard Learn: an online learning course management system. Professors and instructors use this website to post announcements, assignments, quizzes, test, grades, etc. for their classes.
    By AVERY NUNEZ Summer Reporter Boilermaker Special: Purdue’s official mascot. You can ride the boilermaker special during specific events or rides can be arranged through the Reamer Club.
Debasish "Deba" Dutta was named Purdue University's new provost Thursday, May 8, 2014. (Photo Provided/Purdue University)

Purdue selects new provost

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (The Exponent) – Purdue President Mitch Daniels on Thursday announced that Debasish “Deba” Dutta will be the university…