November 10, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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Memorial service honors life of Dr. Steven C. Beering, Purdue’s 9th president

The Purdue community paid tribute to its late president emeritus, Dr. Steven C. Beering, with a memorial service Friday (Nov. 6).

Media Contact: Matthew Oates,


Purdue fuses students’ passion for engineering and entertainment careers with new center

The newly created Fusion Studio for Entertainment and Engineering at Purdue connects the fields of live entertainment and engineering, building on a long-standing partnership between the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Engineering.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,


Purdue Student Farm adapts to meet challenges during COVID-19

The 2020 planting and harvesting seasons didn’t play out on the Purdue Student Farm quite as anticipated, but its student workers demonstrated innovation and quick thinking in adapting to unforeseen roadblocks.

Media Contact: Emma Ea Ambrose,


Purdue short course covers building water system basics, offers guide for bringing idled systems back, operating safely

Purdue is offering a research-backed online short course designed to give public health professionals a unified resource with information they need to clean water systems that may have become contaminated in buildings closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media Contact: Greg Kline,


Purdue Polytechnic Institute recognizes National Apprenticeship Week

Purdue and Purdue Cyber Apprenticeship Program have announced that they will celebrate the U.S. Department of Labor’s sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week through Saturday (Nov. 14).

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,

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