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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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Top science alumni will speak to students through Dean’s Executive Science Forum
Distinguished alumni of Purdue University’s College of Science will speak to students during the Dean’s Executive Science Forum this fall.

Technology that led to the recent Nobel Prize was critical in Purdue’s study of the Zika virus structure
Purdue University researchers Michael Rossmann and Richard Kuhn have been at the forefront of discovery with the help of a technology that recently led to a Nobel Prize in chemistry for three scientists.

Ancient asteroid impact exposes the moon’s interior
Scientists have long assumed that all the planets in our solar system look the same beneath the surface, but a study published in Geology on Oct. 4 tells a different story.

Elsenbaumer named as chancellor of Purdue's Fort Wayne campus
Purdue College of Science alumnus Ronald Elsenbaumer has been named the next chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, effective Nov. 1.

Big Ten+ Graduate School Exposition
At the graduate school fair, you'll have the opportunity to talk to faculty, graduate students, and staff from some of the nation's premier institutions.

Statistics and mathematics senior Peter Boyd selected as Purdue’s Ross Award winner, honored at spring commencement
Purdue continues to add promising Science alumni to its ranks. Science's Peter Boyd received the G.A. Ross Award and was the student responder at the College of Science spring commencement.

Data science leader tapped as dean of Purdue College of Science
A data science leader and Royal Society Research Fellow from University College London has been chosen as the next Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College of Science at Purdue University.

2017 Bruce Helfert Memorial Award Winner
This award is given to an outstanding junior in the College of Science or College of Engineering who demonstrates both academic excellence and social concern.

Purdue Science rakes in $1.4M+ during Purdue Day of Giving
Much of the money culled from 400 separate gifts will be used for scholarships across the college.

Purdue Science welcomes seven new Distinguished Science Alumni
These researchers, academics and industry leaders represent all seven departments

Science undergrads shine during Research Poster Symposium
Event includes three Purdue Science siblings among the 300 young researchers.

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