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2014-09-15 08:29:05

STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that Susie Robinson, former head of human resources at Lumeris, has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100921/NY67262 "With her proven record of transforming organizations and building talented workforces, Susie will further strengthen Purdue's high performance culture," said Mark Timney, President and CEO of Purdue Pharma. "I'm confident...

2014-08-29 12:24:08

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelle Lynn Zant, Ph.D, is recognized by Continental Who's Who among Pinnacle Professionals in the field of Manufacturing and Distribution. Michelle is the Education Marketing Director with Arrow ECS. Arrow ECS is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, with 2013 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for...

2014-08-26 23:00:46

Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 PAINWeek, the National Conference on Pain for Frontline Practitioners, announced today that Purdue Pharma L.P. will sponsor the second annual Opioid Awareness Day on Thursday, September 4 at PAINWeek 2014, convening next month in Las Vegas. The day will feature course offerings, symposia and special...

drugs and peers
2014-08-19 02:30:27

Amy Patterson Neubart, Purdue News Service Current efforts to prevent prescription drug misuse among young adults need to consider peers — but not peer pressure — according to a Purdue University study. "With the 18-29 age group we may be spending unnecessary effort working a peer pressure angle in prevention and intervention efforts. That does not appear to be an issue for this age group," said study co-author Brian Kelly, a professor of sociology and anthropology who studies drug...

2014-07-28 23:00:10

Balluff donates sensors and speaks at TECHFIT workshop designed for increasing students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Florence, KY (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 “Looking to the future of manufacturing, we need skilled and excited people for automation. This demands that we encourage and invest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs at schools to help develop the next generation of manufacturing,” says Will Healy III, Strategic...

New Teaching Approach Praised For Engineering Education
2014-06-10 03:56:18

Emil Venere, Purdue University Purdue University researchers who developed a new approach to more effectively teach large numbers of engineering students are recommending that the approach be considered for adoption by universities globally. The system, called the Purdue Mechanics Freeform Classroom, allows students to interact with each other and faculty online while accessing hundreds of instructional videos and animations. It was pioneered by Charles Krousgrill, a professor of...

2014-05-23 23:00:54

The National Business Incubation Association named the Purdue Technology Centers and The Purdue Foundry as the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year during NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation in New Orleans. Athens, Ohio (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The National Business Incubation Association named the Purdue Technology Centers and The Purdue Foundry as the 2014 Incubator Network of the Year during NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation in New Orleans. The...

2014-05-22 08:28:50

STAMFORD, Conn., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purdue Pharma L.P. today announced that Saeed Motahari has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. "We welcome Saeed to the Purdue team. I am confident that his impressive capabilities will strengthen our organization," said Mark Timney, President and CEO of Purdue Pharma. "Saeed's experience and expertise make him uniquely qualified to lead our commercial efforts." Saeed has more than 20 years of...

Tornado Activity More Likely Over Multiple Days, As Evidenced By This Week's Storms
2014-05-01 08:44:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earlier this week, tornadoes ravaged the Midwest and southern states from Nebraska to Mississippi and a new report from a Purdue University tornado expert has found that substantial tornado episodes and particularly strong tornadoes are more inclined to take place within sustained bouts of storm activity lasting three or more days. In a report published by the journal Monthly Weather Review – Jeff Trapp, a planetary sciences...

2014-04-24 12:31:53

Three-Year Project an Experiment in Resource-Efficient Building and Remodeling BENTON HARBOR, Mich., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An energy-inefficient, late 1920's vintage bungalow in West Lafayette, Ind., will become a living laboratory for appliance and resource efficiency research thanks to a combined effort by the Whirlpool Corporation and Purdue University. As part of corporate commitments to sustainability and advancements in the home building and remodeling industries,...


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2010-11-19 15:53:27

Roger Chaffee was an American aeronautical engineer, a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy and a NASA astronaut in the Apollo program. He was born Roger Bruce Chaffee on February 15, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he graduated from Central High School. In 1957 he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. That same year, he married Martha Horn in Oklahoma City on August 24. They had two children, Sheryl Lyn and Stephen. Chaffee was a...

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