For a city feverishly growing its technology and life sciences sectors, it seemed a bit anticlimactic last January when
Purdue University dedicated its new technology center with only one tenant. But the lone tenant in the $12.8
million complex, FlamencoNets, a high-tech telecommunications firm, is about to get some company.
The federal ‘Cash for Clunkers’ program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama says is a much-needed
boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment in new cars, predicts
a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.
The federal “Cash for Clunkers” program has opened a floodgate of car sales that President Obama
says is a much-needed boost for the economy. But retailers may feel the negative effects of America’s collective investment
in new cars, predicts a Purdue Retail Institute researcher.
Indiana and Purdue universities are well-positioned to take advantage of the $11.5 billion available for life sciences and
biotech research from the federal stimulus package.
At Purdue University, the quest for a new missile and spacecraft fuel has
brought together an oil-and-vinegar mix of rocket scientists and food scientists.
Purdue University’s Student-Managed Venture Fund is betting its bank on West Lafayette-based biotech startup Kylin Therapeutics
CT scanners have been used for decades to peer inside humans. Now a Purdue University researcher is training the technology on hardwood trees to help lumber mills get the most value from logs.
Manufacturing Extension Partnership, an initiative formerly managed by the state, is thriving under Purdue University’s leadership.
The Indiana Council for Economic Education is a nonprofit, working to increase economic literacy throughout Indiana.
It’s been a disappointing season for soon-to-be ex-Purdue football coach Joe Tiller, but he helped make football important
at Purdue University.
Three university projects, two of which contain green-building elements, dominated the most recent design awards presented
by the American Institute of Architects Indiana chapter. Of the four award winners, three involved college buildings: the
Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics at DePauw University, the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering at Purdue University, and
the Straw Bale Eco Center at Ball State University.
Purdue University launches Center for Energy Systems and Policy to meld research, business, public policy
Last month, Purdue University launched the Center for Energy Systems and Policy to make sure its researchers
are working early in the process with business and public-policy experts at the university.
For the last two months, two academics at Indiana University and Purdue University have been discussing how the institutions
can work together to rev up research in medicine and life sciences and, in the process, boost Indiana’s economy.
The new Big Ten Network and some of the nation’s largest cable television systems are fighting over how consumers will be charged for the network’s programming. Hundreds of sporting events could be blacked out in local markets, including scores of Indiana and Purdue university football and basketball games, if the two sides don’t reach an agreement.