November 12, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.


Purdue receives top honor for its work in regional economic development

With its growing Purdue Polytechnic High Schools making STEM-based education available in urban communities, and Purdue Global reaching adult learners around the country, Purdue’s economic and workforce impact is felt statewide and beyond.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,


Purdue’s INSPIRE releases an engineering gift guide for holiday season

This year’s Purdue Engineering Gift Guide delivers an opportunity to delve into a world that cultivates learning while simultaneously providing an entertainment value.

Media Contact: Brian Huchel,


As veterans wait for service dogs, this researcher is giving them a voice through science

Maggie O’Hare, associate professor of human-animal interaction, is leading research that shows how service dogs can benefit veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder.

Media Contacts: Abbey Nickel,; Amy Patterson Neubert,


Experts help analyze what the election means for agriculture, the economy and the environment

Researchers at Purdue’s College of Agriculture have closely studied the impact of trade, agricultural and environmental policies during the last four years on the Midwest and beyond, and they are available to consider what election results could mean at the state and national levels.

Media Contact: Maureen Manier


Adranos secures $2.1 million contract to extend firing range

Adranos Inc., a Purdue-affiliated company that develops a high-performance, solid-rocket fuel called ALITEC for long-range missile and space launch systems, has obtained $2.1 million in funds from the U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Enhanced Munitions Technology Program.

Media Contact: Chris Adam,


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