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Oysters: One animal, two glues
Jonathan Wilker, professor of chemistry in the College of Science, has discovered that oysters secrete two very different adhesives.

Purdue team receives NIH grant to create virtual reality training solutions for cryo-EM
Wen Jiang, professor of biological sciences and director of the Purdue Cryo-EM Facility is collaborating with other Purdue researchers to build an educational virtual reality environment for cryo-electron microscopy.

Astronaut Feustel speaks live from International Space Station as he receives honorary doctorate from Purdue
Purdue University connected live to the International Space Station to award NASA astronaut and College of Science alumnus Andrew J. “Drew” Feustel an honorary doctorate during its spring 2018 commencement ceremonies.

Astronaut Feustel to receive honorary degree, speak live from International Space Station during Purdue commencement
Purdue University will connect live to the International Space Station to award NASA astronaut and EAPS alumnus “Drew” Feustel an honorary doctorate during the College of Science spring commencement ceremonies at 7:20 p.m., Friday, May 11.

College of Science Raises $702,795 on Purdue Day of Giving
The College of Science is thankful for and grateful to its donors for a remarkable Purdue Day of Giving, which brought in 425 gifts totalling $702,795.

Purdue University launches robust, collaborative ‘Integrative Data Science Initiative’
Sunil Prabhakar, professor and head of the computer science department, has been appointed director of the IDSI, a “data science for all” initiative that will make data science education part of every student’s learning experience on campus.

William Mbongo named Fulbright Scholar
William Mbongo, a biology senior who studies biochemistry in Chemistry Professor Angeline Lyon’s research group, has been named a 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar.

Purdue Pugwash conference to focus on climate and society
The 2018 Purdue Student Pugwash Midwest Regional Conference will examine the social and ethical dimensions relating to climate change and society.

Repeat spawning comes with tradeoffs for trout
Biological Sciences Professor Mark Christie's discovery that repeat spawning in steelhead trout could extend life span was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Professor Lipton honored with 2018 Murphy Award for undergraduate teaching
Professor Mark Lipton, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, is the 2018 recipient of the Murphy Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching.

Professor Chang honored with 2018 Murphy Award for undergraduate teaching
Professor Henry Chang, assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is the 2018 recipient of the Murphy Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching.

31 Purdue women researchers featured for Women's History Month
Several College of Science women researchers and their impressive work are featured in social media across Purdue this month.


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