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Students create new products from corn and soybeans

Krannert students John Grace (pictured above, middle) and Solwoo Kim (above, right) were members of the winning team in the annual Student Soybean and Corn Innovation Contests. Krannert Professor Bill Robinson coached the team. Grace and Kim helped create a product called Nature Loft, a soy protein fiber insulation that can be used in bedding, apparel and other products. More

Krannert offering accelerated Weekend MBA program

Purdue University's Krannert School of Management has revamped its Weekend MBA program, reducing the length by 40 percent, from 35 to 21 months, while adding elective courses, greater leadership and career training and participation in an international business trip. More

Graduate majors listed in global, North American rankings

Three graduate-level majors offered by Purdue University's Krannert School of Management were ranked in the top 20 in the world and 10 more were ranked in the top 25 in the United States and Canada by Eduniversal. In world rankings, the MBA in global supply chain management was 10th, MBA in technology innovation and entrepreneurship 20th, and MBA with specialization in computational finance 13th. More

Purdue's graduate programs ranked among best

Purdue University's programs in engineering, education and business continue to be ranked among the best in the country in U.S.News & World Report's graduate school rankings released in March. More