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top studentsPurdue's top students to be recognized at 2016 commencement

Purdue University will honor some of its highest academic-achieving graduating seniors May 13-15 during commencement ceremonies.


2016 Grand Prix winnerJimmy Simpson wins four in a row, sets record at Grand Prix

An attempt to win four in a row and get his name in the history books proved to be no easy task for senior Jimmy Simpson on Saturday. Simpson, from Delta Tau Delta and the Delts Racing team, won the close race to become the only person to ever win the Grand Prix four consecutive times.


Mitch DanielsPurdue plans fifth straight year without tuition increase

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels announced Wednesday (April 20) that Purdue plans to hold tuition flat on the West Lafayette campus for a fifth consecutive year, which would extend Purdue’s tuition freeze through the 2017-2018 academic year.


Purdue eight-week student business competition will announce winner Friday

Purdue University students will conclude an eight-week business competition at 2 p.m. Friday (April 22) when three finalists will make a final pitch to an all-investor judging panel and a winner will be announced.


Stewart groupAlumnus, longtime supporter provides gift for student leadership program

An alumnus and former corporate executive, whose retirement led him back to Purdue, has made a significant contribution to a leadership program at the university.


Bandyopadhyay GoldwaterPurdue student receives national Goldwater Scholarship

Purdue University junior Shovik Bandyopadhyay is a new 2016 Goldwater Scholar.


Purdue team places second at Rube Goldberg national championship

The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers took second place Saturday (April 9) at the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest national championship at the Center of Science and Industry.


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