August 11, 2020

Today's Top 5 From Purdue University

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You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.

Purdue Global adds criminal justice, human services offerings; revises curriculum in Diversity and Inclusivity in Public Safety course

Recognizing the importance of addressing today’s social justice issues, Purdue Global has updated its criminal justice and human services curriculum.

Media Contact: Tom Schott,


New approach to airborne disinfection uses food-coloring dyes

Purdue innovators have developed an airborne disinfection method – using food-coloring dyes – to be applied to the entire body and rooms for sterilization purposes and lowering the risk of infection.

Media Contact: Chris Adam,


Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership receives awards to expand service to manufacturers

The Purdue Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Center has been awarded nearly $18 million in federal funding over the next five years to expand its service to Indiana manufacturers. With anticipated local industry funding, the total budget will exceed $30 million during the five-year span.

Media Contact: Ranae Stewart, 


Online Applied Data Analytics program focuses on data decision-making for working professionals

An understanding of how to work with, interpret and present data is now an important skill in myriad jobs that do not have “data scientist” in their job descriptions.

Media Contact: Greg Kline,


Union Club Hotel at Purdue reopens following $35 million renovation

Purdue ushered in a new era in hospitality to campus with the Aug. 5 reopening of the historic Union Club Hotel.

Media Contact: Tim Doty,

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