November 3, 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.
Themed “Giant Leaps @ Home,” Purdue’s 2020 Homecoming celebration will take place virtually from Nov. 9-14.
Media Contact: Kelsey Bush, email@example.com
Briony Horgan, an associate professor of planetary science at Purdue, has played a key role in the NASA Mars rover Perseverance mission, which is approaching the halfway point to the planet.
Media Contact: Brian Huchel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue Global professor Rebecca Herman, from Newburgh, Indiana, combined her dual passions of baseball and leadership in the presentation “Becoming a Major League Leader,” which earned “best of region” honors at the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Region 4 Conference.
Media Contact: Tom Schott, email@example.com
Thanks to a new 3D cell culture technique developed by Purdue researchers, it may be possible to personalize cancer treatment by understanding the contributions of different cell types in a tumor to the cancer’s behavior.
Media Contact: Chris Adam, firstname.lastname@example.org
Purdue’s Jingjing Liang, an assistant professor of quantitative forest ecology in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, found that efforts to plant trees in forests in South Korea and northeast China have paid dividends for increasing carbon storage.
Media Contact: Maureen Manier, email@example.com
About Purdue University
Purdue University is a top public research institution developing practical solutions to today’s toughest challenges. Ranked the No. 5 Most Innovative University in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, Purdue delivers world-changing research and out-of-this-world discovery. Committed to hands-on and online, real-world learning, Purdue offers a transformative education to all. Committed to affordability and accessibility, Purdue has frozen tuition and most fees at 2012-13 levels, enabling more students than ever to graduate debt-free. See how Purdue never stops in the persistent pursuit of the next giant leap at purdue.edu.
Journalists visiting campus: Journalists should follow Protect Purdue protocols and the following guidelines:
- Campus is open, but the number of people in spaces may be limited. We will be as accommodating as possible, but you may be asked to step out or report from another location.
- To enable access, particularly to campus buildings, we recommend you contact the Purdue News Service media contact listed on the release to let them know the nature of the visit and where you will be visiting. A News Service representative can facilitate safe access and may escort you on campus.
- Correctly wear face masks inside any campus building, and correctly wear face masks outdoors when social distancing of at least six feet is not possible.