News and Publications
With seven departments driving it, the College of Science is home to a lot of happenings, discoveries and news. Groundbreaking achievements by students and faculty help make the college an exciting place to be. Read about these recent events here.
College of Science hosts, succeeds in undergraduate poster symposium
Almost 200 research projects from eight different colleges were judged at the event.
College of Science receives more than $358K at Purdue Day of Giving 2015
The money, which came from 277 gifts, will be spread to departments and diversity initiatives.
Purdue Analytical Chemistry Prof. Cooks elected into NAS
Dr. Graham Cooks' decades of analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry research made him worthy of induction into the National Academy of Sciences.
EAPS news: Harbor honored and new faculty announced
Prof. Jonathan Harbor receives honorary doctorate from Stockholm University while his department announces three new, young faculty members.
Bio soph to showcase research on Capitol Hill
Nicole Biddinger's research dates back to high school and she will be among 100 undergraduates from around the nation displaying her work at the annual "Posters on the Hill" conference.
Mussmann wins coveted Ross Award for outstanding Purdue senior
For the second year in a row, a College of Science student wins the award for "outstanding senior man in honor of his contributions to Purdue University."
Mathematics parties for 'Pi Day of the century'
At 9:26:53 a.m./p..m. March 14, 2015, mathematicians everywhere will celebrate the Pi Day of the century. The date and time corresponds with pi's digits: 3.141592653.
Purdue Global Science Partners go Bollywood
Science students learn about Indian before trying their feet at high-energy Bollywood dance steps
Middle school students show math prowess in MathCOUNTS competition at Purdue
The best mathletes from ten schools competed for the chance to go to the state competition in March.
Saturday Morning Astrophysics reaches out to middle and high school students
The new program created by Purdue Department of Physics and Astronomy Outreach debuted Jan. 10.
Melosh gives impactful McCoy Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Jay Melosh, professor of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences and Physics and Astronomy and a 2014 McCoy Award winner, delivered a fascinating lecture on the history and theories behind planetary and lunar impacts.