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Purdue University Northwest nursing students walk together after collecting new PNW backpacks and face masks at the “Pride Pickup” on Aug. 27 at the Hammond campus.




Purdue University Northwest recently received designation as a StormReady university.

The certification applies to both PNW’s Hammond and Westville campuses, as well as the university’s Gabis Arboretum.

The National Weather Service and the Northern Indiana and Chicago StormReady Advisory Boards awards the recognition given to government organizations, schools and cities that demonstrate a proactive approach to preparing for severe weather events, according to a PNW news release.

The university has been recognized as a StormReady university for more than eight year with certifications given every three years, according to the release.


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“We are proud to have earned this designation,” PNW Public Safety Director Brian Miller said in the release. “We have

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Purdue partners with Morgan State University to help students shoot for the stars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University, 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. 

As part of a partnership between Purdue and Morgan State, engineering students at the HBCU can also earn a degree from Purdue. Students studying civil engineering or engineering physics will complete three years at Morgan, earning enough credits for a bachelor’s degree, before moving to West Lafayette, where they can earn a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. Morgan State’s Board of Regents approved the program in principle during its fall quarterly meeting. The two universities will work to finalize and get final approvals on the plan.

It’s called 3+2 – the three years at Morgan State followed by two years at Purdue –

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Purdue University Receives 3DP Equipment from Aprecia Pharmaceuticals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CINCINNATI, Nov. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Purdue University continues to make giant leaps in innovation with the recent 3D printing (3DP) equipment donation from its industry partner Aprecia Pharmaceuticals. The donated equipment will enable research across multiple sites and areas of study in the College of Pharmacy and the College of Engineering.

According to Eric Barker, dean of Purdue’s College of Pharmacy, the donation will enable teams at Purdue and Aprecia to collaborate and experience hands-on learning and share discoveries leading to advancements on the 3DP equipment platform. Ultimately, this work will support the mission of the College of Pharmacy to educate students, advance scientific discovery, and maximize global health.

“I’m excited that Purdue continues to offer students and faculty unique and unparalleled access to the industry’s latest innovation. The discoveries happening here at Purdue will contribute to the students’ education and lead to

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Simplilearn and Purdue University Launch Post Graduate Program in Digital Marketing

The Post Graduate Program in Digital Marketing is delivered via Simplilearn’s high-engagement bootcamp-style learning delivery model. This model provides learners with an effective combination of self-paced, online classes, expert, instructor-led, live virtual classrooms, and interactive labs. With 200+ hours of applied learning and 40+ hours of self-paced learning modules, the program offers participants a comprehensive learning experience that covers advanced digital marketing strategies. The key domains covered include search engine optimization (SEO), social media, pay-per-click (PPC), web analytics, and email marketing. The program also offers interactive Masterclass sessions with top instructors from Purdue University. At the end of the program, learners will get to work on a Capstone project and the opportunity to solve real-world marketing challenges. 

Upon completion, program graduates will receive a joint Post Graduate certification from Simplilearn and Purdue University, along with the Purdue University Alumni Association membership. Learners will also receive certificates from Simplilearn

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Purdue University ‘nanoHUB’ receives 2020 R&D 100 Award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University nanoHUB.org, a web platform for online scientific simulations and computing, seminars, and interactive courses has been chosen as one of the recipients of a 2020 R&D 100 Award.

Competing in the software/services category, nanoHUB submitted a proposal titled “nanoHUB: Making Simulation and Data Pervasive.” Winners in each category are recognized for their innovation in developing new products, technologies and materials in the past year. This prestigious award was established in 1963 and recognizes the year’s most revolutionary developments in science and technology. Past R&D 100 Award winners include Fortune 500 companies, academic laboratories and all sizes of organizations in between.

Founded at Purdue in 1998 by professor Mark Lundstrom, now the Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering the acting dean of the College of Engineering, and supported by the National Science Foundation since 2002, nanoHUB grew into a global resource that serves

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GER2I | Purdue University College of Education

GER2I is an exciting center where we strive for excellence and to make a difference in the lives of youth, their educators, and families. Our faculty and students are intense, hard working, and committed to producing the highest quality research, coursework, and youth programs possible.

We are humbled by our donors who help make our work possible, and by our GER2I advisory board members, all donors, who keep us focused and accountable.

We are proud of the quality, diversity, and commitment of our alumni and graduate students who hail from across the country and from around the world. At GER2I we are family, during the time at Purdue and as Alumni who continue their important work affecting education across the globe!

We welcome involvement in youth programs, graduate applications, visiting scholars, and others who want to experience the GER2I Way at Purdue.

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