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Intelligence Director Coats sees 'Great Leap' for AI and Warfare

June 10, 2019

Dan Coats is the U.S. Director of National Intelligence, so his primary concern is the world’s state of war and security as it exists today. Tomorrow’s military and security issues, however, were on his mind during a recent visit to Purdue University. Coats, a former U.S. senator and House of Representatives member from Indiana, appeared on campus May 14 as part of the University’s Dan CoatsSymposium on Ethics, Technology and the Future of War and Security. The day’s events, including Coats’ keynote, focused on the national security challenges posed by rapid advances in artificial intelligence, machine learning and other emerging technologies.

Intelligence Director Coats sees 'Great Leap' for AI and Warfare

Connaughton named director of Discovery Park’s Purdue Policy Research Institute

May 23, 2019

Stacey Connaughton, associate professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication and director of the Purdue Peace Project, has been named director of Discovery Park’s Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI), effective July 1.

Connaughton named director of Discovery Park’s Purdue Policy Research Institute

International Storytelling Center named winner of Peacebuilding Challenge

May 20, 2019

Purdue Peace Project and the Alliance for Peacebuilding recently named the International Storytelling Center as the winner of Purdue’s Peacebuilding Challenge, an event designed to encourage innovative ideas in peacebuilding with the purpose of reducing armed conflict.

International Storytelling Center named winner of Peacebuilding Challenge

Discovery Park’s Graduate Student Composition Contest

January 18, 2019

Discovery Park’s Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) invites essays/compositions on the topic of ethics, technology and the future of war and security for a Graduate Student Composition Contest in celebration of Purdue’s 150th anniversary Ideas Festival (IF). Submissions are due March 25, 2019; honorees to be awarded at a dinner following the Ethics, Technology and the Future of War and Security Symposium on May 14, 2019.

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Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge seeks novel ideas

January 7, 2019

The Purdue Peace Project and Alliance for Peacebuilding are co-sponsoring the Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge to encourage innovative ideas in peacebuilding, especially to reduce armed conflict.

Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge seeks novel ideas

The Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) is hiring a Postdoctoral Policy Fellow

May 10, 2018

The Purdue Policy Research Institute (PPRI) is hiring a Postdoctoral Policy Fellow to begin no later than the beginning of the Fall semester 2018.

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