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2014-03-16 23:00:43

Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. West Lafayette, IN (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 Purdue University and Houston Methodist Research Institute plan to collaborate on research and educational initiatives, including clinical trials of drugs developed at Purdue. The partnership helps to advance the Purdue Moves drug discovery initiative to translate basic...

2014-02-08 23:00:37

The Worthy Alumni Liaison for the Tau Chapter of Purdue University has recently asked Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Trustee of the Disque Foundation and graduate of Purdue University, to become the Distinguished Alumni of 2013. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 08, 2014 The Worthy Alumni Liaison for the Tau Chapter of Purdue University has recently asked Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, Trustee of the Disque Foundation and graduate of Purdue University, to become the Distinguished Alumni of 2013....

2012-04-16 02:28:51

ECULLY, France, April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Krannert School of Management at Purdue University has become the US partner for the Global Entrepreneurship Program (GEP) alongside EMLYON Business School in France and Zhejiang University in China. Purdue is one the US's most highly regarded academic institutions and one of the most attractive American universities for international students. Launched in 2008, GEP is the first masters program dedicated to...

2012-03-02 08:23:00

The most extensive online resource hub for human-animal bond research debuts March 1. ORLANDO, Fla., March 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Debuting at Global Pet Expo, the nation's largest pet industry trade show, HABRI Central (habricentral.org) is the place to go for all data collection, research and collaboration for human-animal bond studies. The online resource is made possible by The Human-Animal Bond Research Initiative Foundation (HABRI) in collaboration with the Purdue...

2012-01-25 15:35:40

Feeling like you´re part of the gang is crucial to the human experience. All people get stressed out when we´re left out. A new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, finds that a feeling of inclusion can come from something as simple as eye contact from a stranger. Psychologists already know that humans have to feel connected to each other to be happy. A knitting circle, a church choir, or a friendly neighbor can all...

Imaeg 1 - New Microtweezers May Build Tiny 'MEMS' Structures
2012-01-18 04:53:54

Researchers have created new "microtweezers" capable of manipulating objects to build tiny structures, print coatings to make advanced sensors, and grab and position live stem cell spheres for research. The microtweezers might be used to assemble structures in microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, which contain tiny moving parts. MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes currently are being used in commercial products. A wider variety of MEMS devices, however, could be produced through a...

2011-11-29 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Castlight Health, developer of a personalized health care shopping portal offering unbiased information about health care cost and quality, announced today that Purdue University is making the Castlight portal available to all of its benefits eligible employees and their dependents in early 2012. Purdue is a public university system with its main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. Consistently ranked among the nation's best...

2011-09-27 19:39:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Generation Opportunity, a national organization engaging young Americans ages 18-29 to encourage greater participation in the democratic process, is calling on North Carolina Governor Bev Purdue to apologize following a comment she made today at a Cary, North Carolina Rotary Club in which she suggested that Congressional elections should be suspended. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110805/DC48058LOGO ) As reported by the...

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2011-08-02 08:20:00

The winning design of a NASA student competition to create a new greener aircraft looks a little like a cross between a plane and a Swiss army knife. More than 20 seniors from the University of Virginia contributed to the winning paper and project they called the VERDe Atrema or Virginia Environmentally Responsible Design (VERDe) Atrema. They responded to a challenge from the Environmentally Responsible Aviation Project of NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. The challenge was to...

2011-03-15 00:00:28

Online Education Leader Working With One Of The Largest Universities In Indiana Oak Brook, IL (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Deltak edu, Inc., the leading provider of online higher education services, today announced it will be working with Purdue University to expand its online degree programs. Deltak will facilitate the launch of Purdue's online degree program offerings, providing services that include strategic planning, online course development, faculty support, marketing, and student...