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Film expert available to discuss 2015 holiday-themed movies

This season's horror-themed movie 'Krampus' could become a holiday staple in the vein of 'The Grinch Who Stole Christmas,' according to Purdue University film expert Lance Duerfahrd.

Purdue Research Foundation signs letter of intent to explore college funding alternative

Purdue Research Foundation announced Monday (Nov. 23) that it has signed a letter of intent with Vemo Education, a Reston, Virginia-based financial services firm, to further study the potential benefits of income share agreement (ISA) funds.

Registration for high school students, teachers underway for 2016 Duke Energy Academy at Purdue

The Duke Energy Academy at Purdue has opened registration for high school juniors or seniors and secondary teachers interested in participating in the fifth annual STEM-focused summer program next June.

Keon chosen as chancellor-designate of Purdue University Northwest

Thomas Keon will be the chancellor when Purdue University Northwest officially comes into existence on July 1, 2016, the result of the unification of Purdue University Calumet and Purdue University North Central.

Purdue animal geneticist available to discuss GMO salmon

William Muir, a genetics professor in Purdue University’s Department of Animal Sciences, is an expert in animal genomics and well-being, biotechnology, and risk assessment of genetically engineered animals. He can discuss issues surrounding Thursday’s (Nov. 19) U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for human consumption of a genetically engineered salmon developed by AquaBounty Technologies.

Purdue preeminent teams tackling head trauma, 'label-free imaging,' advanced materials

Purdue University's College of Engineering has named three preeminent teams to focus on research ranging from medical imaging and head trauma to advanced composite materials.

Huber speechSpeechVive receives R and D 100 Award for device to help people with Parkinson's disease communicate better

A company commercializing a Purdue University innovation that helps individuals affected by Parkinson's disease to speak more loudly and communicate more effectively has been awarded a 2015 R and D 100 Award from the editors of R and D magazine.

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