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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.

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Global Science Partners get 'Amazing'
College of Science students' take on "Amazing Race" promoted international culture.

College of Science has busy Spring Fest
A tent full of experiments and a lobby full of sea creatures scored well for hundreds in attendance at the annual Purdue event.

'Our Astronaut' impresses students with stories about space
Dr. Drew Feustel answered questions during an informal talk with students about his shuttle missions, his previous career before NASA and his time in the College of Science

Get coffee with astronaut and CoS alum Andrew Feustel
CoS alumnus and NASA astronaut Andrew Feustel returns to campus to meet with students before the big "Our Astronauts" event

Mathematical Statistics senior wins coveted G.A. Ross Award
Austin Childs takes home award that goes to one graduating senior man for academic and community service work

Chemistry student one of four Purdue Goldwater Scholarship recipients
Nicholas Pogranichniy's strong research work with lasers and crystals helped him win the $7,500 scholarship

Jandos Scholarship helps outstanding female College of Science students
The unexpected scholarship has given $5,000 a year to almost 100 undergraduates since 2009.

Hack. Pass out. Wake up. Hack some more.
Organized by numerous students, BoilerMake, a 36-hour computer hackathon, was a smash success in its February debut

Panel discussion explored diversity in grant writing
The Purdue College of Science hosted a panel discussion Jan. 28 focusing on the aspects of diversity in writing successful grants.

New grants of almost $500K to extend Science Outreach
Math Science Partnership and Improving Teacher Quality grants will reach high school and middle school students up and down Indiana.

MATHCOUNTS to draw almost 100 Hoosier 'mathletes'
Winners will go on to compete nationally.