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New GraduatePurdue’s newest graduates receive degrees during commencement

The first two of six commencement ceremonies took place Friday (May 12) as more than 5,400 of Purdue University’s newest graduates will have crossed the stage to receive to receive diplomas by the end of the weekend.

Purdue student receives national Goldwater Scholarship

Purdue University junior Alan Min has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar and an additional three Purdue students, Adam Kline, Kenny Nguyen and Morgan Schafer, have received 2017 Goldwater Honorable Mention awards. The highly-competitive scholarship recognizes undergraduates who are already conducting research in their fields and show great promise for the future. Only four students are nominated each year for the award by any one university, and all of Purdue’s nominees are being honored this year.

Purdue University adopts student honor pledge

Purdue University has adopted a student-created honor pledge to encourage a culture of academic integrity as this topic continues to be ongoing with leaders in higher education.

Tilley drives with checkered flagKyle Tilley and Cary Racing No. 1 claim victory in wild 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix

Kyle Tilley, No. 14 driving for Cary Racing #1, looked as though he were off on a sunny Saturday drive during the first bit of the 60th annual Purdue Grand Prix. However, a lap 85 run-in with another car meant the race was on.

Purdue students offered highly competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

Three Purdue University students have been offered prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants to Germany, Poland and Ukraine. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the most renowned U.S. program for students and young professionals to forge ties to foreign countries. It operates in more than 140 countries and fully funds a post-baccalaureate year abroad.

Martin muellerIndiana Corn Marketing Council awards Purdue students $25,000 assistantships

As part of its goal to promote research into the corn industry, the Indiana Corn Marketing Council (ICMC) has awarded two $25,000 assistantships to Purdue University students in the Department of Agronomy.

Racing droneGeorgia Tech wins first-ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship

Georgia Tech won the first-ever Collegiate Drone Racing National Championship hosted by Purdue University on Saturday, scoring more than $15,000 worth of equipment and prizes.

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