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Fans Urged to Donate and Compete

May 28, 2020
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You can root for your favorite college team, while raising money to help people and businesses impacted by the pandemic. 

  

Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will begin using a lab that tests for infectious diseases in animals to conduct COVID-19 testing for humans.

Mater Dei Graduate Named Miss Indiana State Fair

Jan 6, 2020
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A young Evansville woman has been crowned Indiana State Fair Queen. WNIN’s John Gibson has details…

What Shapes Attitudes On Climate Change?

Jul 14, 2017

Climate change can be a polarizing topic to discuss outside of the scientific community. And Linda Prokopy, a professor of natural resource social science, didn’t mince words at recent talk about public attitudes toward climate change.

Pointing toward a Power Point presentation with the word “belief” in quotation marks, she says, “Climate change is a scientific fact, so you can’t really believe or not believe in a fact.”

A novel way to create sheet metal could generate big energy savings in motorized machines.

Purdue University engineers are getting a $1.5 million federal grant to begin studying the new process and its applications this summer.

The three-year project will focus on adding larger amounts of silicon to the small steel parts that help power electric motors.

Silicon helps the steel waste less electricity, says Purdue materials engineer Kevin Trumble, but adding enough to make a difference isn’t easy.

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