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Purdue prof says Halloween offers safe disgust

Halloween is often a time to seek out not just the spooky things that go bump in the night, but also the gross and horrifying things, too. What seems common to both is that people like the emotional rush free of any actual danger, according to a Purdue University disgust expert.

Garimella colombia assignColombian Orinoquía region to get sustainable development assistance through Purdue collaboration

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos invited Purdue University to work with Colombian partners to assist with the development of a master plan for sustainable development of the Orinoquía region. As a result, Purdue has studied the region and is using its research expertise to assist in a collaborative plan with Colombian institutions for the sustainable development of agriculture and tourism in the Orinoquía region.

Purdue alumnus develops technology to improve efficiency at construction sites

A Purdue University graduate's ideas to utilize sensors and a software platform could lead to greater efficiency at future construction sites.

Purdue names 2016 Homecoming queen and king

Purdue University students Cameron Mann and Trevor Peters were crowned Homecoming queen and king during the Homecoming celebration Saturday (Oct. 15) on the main stage in Stadium Mall.

Trustees honor Boilermaker Olympic medalists

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 14) approved resolutions honoring Boilermakers who earned medals representing the United States in the recent Rio Summer Olympics.

Purdue trustees approve metrics-based compensation for Daniels

Continued strides in affordability, student success, fundraising and institutional reputation led Purdue University trustees on Friday (Oct. 14) to provide President Mitch Daniels with 96 percent of a pool of $210,000 in at-risk funds based on a metrics-based review of the university’s performance over the past year.

Jeffrey Dukes chairBoard of Trustees names first chair for environmental sustainability

The Purdue University Board of Trustees has named Jeffrey Dukes the inaugural Belcher Chair for Environmental Sustainability in the College of Agriculture.

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