City Environments Attract and Strengthen Rainfall

May 22, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Cells from Tyler Trent, the Purdue University super fan and cancer activist who died in January, are being used by cancer researchers to study the disease.

Saab Plans Air Force Jet Facility Near Purdue Campus

May 8, 2019


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Swedish manufacturer Saab says it will open an Indiana manufacturing site as part of its production of a new Air Force training jet.

Company officials announced Wednesday plans to spend $37 million on the facility at Purdue University's Discovery Park District Aerospace in West Lafayette. The move comes after Saab and Boeing won a $9.2 billion contract from the U.S. Air Force last year to build at least 351 T-X training jets.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The president of Purdue University says he wants to avoid the appearance of nepotism in a business arrangement that puts his daughter's tiny homes business on the West Lafayette campus for football weekends.

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New High Tech Microscope Coming To Indiana

Apr 16, 2019
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NASA Chooses Purdue For New Space Habitats Institute

Apr 10, 2019

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — NASA has chosen Purdue University as the site of a new research institute that will design deep space habitats for humans.

The Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats institute, or RETHi, will be located in West Lafayette, and is set to receive as much as $15 million over five years from the space agency.

The new institute is a partnership with the University of Connecticut, Harvard University and the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Purdue's Edwards Plans To Hire Agent, Enter NBA Draft

Apr 8, 2019

Purdue guard Carsen Edwards will give up his final year of eligibility and enter the NBA draft.

The 6-foot-1 shooting guard also plans to hire an agent. He made the announcement on Twitter .

Edwards was the leading scorer for the Boilermakers this season, averaging 24.3 points. It was the highest average of any Big Ten Conference player since Shawn Respert of Michigan State had 25.6 points in 1994-95.

Neil Armstrong Exhibit Opens Today At Purdue

Mar 18, 2019


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Debt Could Cast Cloud On Long-Term Health Of Farmers

Mar 12, 2019
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Purdue Civics Test Town Hall: What Test, If Any?

Mar 1, 2019

Purdue has been a key player in NASA missions, contributing both research and astronauts.