November 24, 2020
Today's Top 5 From Purdue University
Note to journalists: Journalists visiting campus should follow visitor health guidelines.
You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.
If Stove Top stuffing makes an appearance at your Thanksgiving dinner, you can thank Purdue alumna Ruth Siems, a 1953 home economics graduate.
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Purdue, home to 25 astronauts and a leading aeronautics and astronautics program, will lend its expertise to Morgan State University as it launches its own liquid-fueled rocketry lab and training program, a first among historically black colleges and universities.
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Purdue Global announced on Wednesday (Nov. 18) the awarding of 12 student scholarships and multiple faculty honors.
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Umoja Biopharma, a Purdue-affiliated biotechnology company focused on using a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancerous cells, has secured one of the largest initial rounds of funding ever for a Purdue-affiliated company.
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The persistent pursuit of telling and staying true to the Purdue story, amid what could have been a chaotic and brand-busting year, has earned Purdue’s Marketing and Communications team the American Marketing Association Foundation’s Higher Education Marketing Team of the Year award.
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About Purdue University
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