Purdue graduates nearly 3,000 at winter commencementWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University President Martin C. Jischke today (Sunday, 12/21) told new graduates to "go forth" to their futures with the goal of emphasizing the journey, not the destination.
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- Purdue, Roche extend entry deadline in $147,000 life sciences business plan competition
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The deadline for entering and submitting executive summaries for the Second Annual Life Sciences Business Plan Competition has been extended to Jan. 26.
- Purdue graduates to participate in commencement on Dec. 21
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University will award degrees at the West Lafayette campus on Sunday (12/21) during winter commencement ceremonies.
- Purdue 'Steamin' South' Capital One Bowl posters offered for free
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A limited supply of posters commemorating the Purdue University Boilermakers' Jan. 1 appearance in the Capital One Bowl will be available for free beginning at noon today (Tuesday, 12/9) at several locations across campus.
- Economist's book uses literature to illuminate 'dismal science'
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While analytical, mathematically driven economists don't seem to have much in common with their abstract literary colleagues, a Purdue University professor's new book contends economics teachers can use examples from classic literature to bring economic principles to life for students.
- Managers: Organizational change can plant seeds of disaster
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – While change is the order of the day for many companies in the hypercompetitive global marketplace, a Purdue University researcher says managers need to take steps to shortstop errors that those changes can cause.
- Krannert School offers executive MBA with advanced manufacturing option
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management will offer an advanced manufacturing option in its executive MBA program that kicks off in July.
- Bold, young hedge fund managers post strong returns, but fail more often
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University finance professor's research shows that hedge funds' best results come when managers incur more risk and that this risk-taking behavior is systematically linked to a manager's level of experience. While mutual fund managers typically take on more risk as they age, experienced hedge fund managers take on less risk, which hurts the funds' returns.
- Purdue's Homeland Security Institute to develop 'critical resources'
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The newly named director of Purdue University's Homeland Security Institute aims to use the university's research and computing resources to develop responses to threats in Indiana, nationally and even internationally.
- Purdue, Roche seek entrants in $147,000 life sciences business plan competition
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A nationwide entrepreneurial competition at Purdue University will award total prizes of $147,000 for business plans that describe the path to market for products and technologies in the life sciences, biotechnology and biomedicine.
- Professional leaders to visit Purdue as Old Masters
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Ten leaders in business, science, medicine, non-profit organizations, journalism, farming and entertainment will visit Purdue University on Nov. 2-4 to share their expertise during the 2003 Old Masters program.
- Business Week: Krannert executive MBAs among world's best
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management executive MBA degree program placed 16th worldwide in rankings released Thursday (10/9) by Business Week.
- Krannert School offers weekend executive MBA program
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is gearing up for a new class of Weekend Executive MBA students on the West Lafayette campus.
- Purdue and Krannert School of Management dedicate Rawls Hall
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Jerry S. Rawls Hall, which was dedicated with a baseball-themed event today (Thursday, 10/2), will almost double the size of the playing field and change the rules of the game for Purdue's Krannert School of Management students.
- Purdue-based council celebrates 50 years of service to teachers, students
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Indiana Council for Economic Education, based at Purdue University, on Oct. 10 will celebrate its 50th anniversary of providing teacher training and resources to K-12 educators.
- Purdue celebrates gifts for strategic plan, construction to help Indiana economy
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND — Purdue University will continue to turn its strategic plan into reality this month during Homecoming Week as it breaks ground, dedicates or celebrates the results of fund raising for 11 buildings.
- Krannert School ranks high in Wall Street Journal recruiters' poll
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA program ranks No. 11 overall, third nationally among public schools and fourth among small schools (under 500 students) in the Wall Street Journal/Harris Interactive annual recruiters' poll.
- Purdue alumnus, inventor of 'Ctl-Alt-Del' to speak at Rawls Hall
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – David J. Bradley, who received his doctorate in electrical engineering from Purdue University and went on to work at IBM on the first generation of personal computers, will present "The History of the Personal Computer" at 7 p.m. Tuesday (9/16) in Rawls Hall, Room 1062.
- Krannert School offers public tours of Rawls Hall
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert School of Management is having a community open house at the recently completed Jerry S. Rawls Hall from 2-4 p.m. Sunday (9/14).
- Krannert's incoming MBA class is big and strong
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – In a challenging economic period when some students are questioning the wisdom of leaving secure positions to pursue their MBAs, Purdue University's Krannert School of Management enrolled a class that topped its goals both in number of students and academic preparedness.
- Krannert School invites public to business speakers series
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A baker's dozen of corporate and media leaders will present their ideas to Purdue's Krannert School of Management students during fall semester. Among the speakers are a Boeing senior vice president, a National Football League legend and a C-SPAN producer.
- Faculty and staff honors
– Janet Alsup, assistant professor of English, has been appointed a fellow in the Center for Undergraduate Instructional Excellence in the School of Liberal Arts.
- New life sciences IT project management certification offered
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Krannert School of Management Executive Education Programs (KEEP) and Praxis Life Sciences are offering a five-week certification program in project management for experienced information technologists working in the life sciences field.
- Purdue's undergrad engineering, business among tops nationally
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's undergraduate programs in engineering and business are among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report magazine rankings released today (Friday, 8/22).
- Purdue entrepreneurs sought for $100,000 business plan contest
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University students and faculty have the opportunity to learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur and compete for $100,000 in total prize money in the 17th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition on Feb. 19.
- Rawls Hall opening
Rawls Hall, located on the corner of Grant and State streets, is connected to the Krannert Building by means of a skywalk and a tunnel, which is under construction.
- Purdue offers special activities for new international students
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will soon welcome new international students to its West Lafayette campus so they can adjust to campus life before classes begin on Monday, Aug. 25.
- Kauffman Foundation selects Purdue for $5 million entrepreneurship competition
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue is one of 15 universities selected by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Mo., to receive a $50,000 planning award to participate in the foundation's initiative to build entrepreneurism into college curricula and activities.
- Trustees honor 3 profs, approve degrees, program name change
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees today (Friday, 7/11) approved three distinguished professorships, three new degrees and a department name change.
- Supercomputer simulation tests measured response to bioterror incident
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Officials from federal, state and local agencies will join Purdue University faculty in a computer simulation on Tuesday and Wednesday (7/8-9) to test what responses work best in an unfolding bioterror crisis.
- Appointments, promotions; faculty and staff honors
Appointments and promotions – Julie Cowan Novak has been named head of the Purdue University School of Nursing and associate dean of the Schools of Pharmacy, Nursing, and Heath Sciences, effective June 1. Novak came to the Purdue School of Nursing in 2000 as professor of nursing, director of practice and community collaboration, and chair of family and community health nursing. She was promoted to associate head of Graduates Studies, Practice and Community Collaboration in July 2001. Novak came to Purdue from the University of Virginia School of Nursing, where she was the Theresa A. Thomas Endowed Professor of Primary Care.
- Purdue Days makes return to Chicago in June
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University is heading back to Chicago on June 13-14 for two special events for friends and alumni.
- Jischke, Kernan, manufacturing leaders meet on advanced manufacturing
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The results of a feasibility study on establishing an advanced manufacturing institute at Purdue will be discussed during a conference at the university May 20.
- Krannert to test drive Intel's Centrino tech, digital Business Week
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Intel Corp. has chosen Purdue University's Krannert School of Management to test Centrino, the chipmaker’s new wireless platform, in business school environments.
- Iris AO wins Purdue life sciences biz plan competition, eyes future
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Iris AO, a startup company formed by principals from the University of Rochester (New York) and the University of California at Berkeley, won the $50,000 first prize Wednesday (4/23) in the inaugural Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
- 12 to earn honorary degrees from Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University will award 12 honorary doctoral degrees during May commencement ceremonies
- Krannert class does e-commerce consulting for area organizations
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University e-commerce class is doing high-technology consulting with Greater Lafayette businesses and non-profit organizations.
- Purdue team wins national student investment fund contest
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University Krannert School of Management MBA team won the CNBC/NYSE "national championship of student-managed investment funds" at a competition at the University of Dayton.
- Finalists vie for $147,000 in life sciences business plan competition
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eight finalists, including four from Indiana, have been chosen to compete for $147,000 in prizes on Wednesday (4/23) during the inaugural Purdue University Life Sciences Business Plan Competition.
- Krannert School center offers international business interns
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Center for International Business and Research (CIBER) is offering Indiana businesses international student interns to do market research this summer.
- Former U.S. Attorney General Thornburgh to speak
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Dick Thornburgh, former U.S. attorney general, will be the first speaker in Purdue University's Corporate Citizenship and Ethics Series.
- Seats still available for 'mini MBA' technical management programs
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the schools of Engineering and Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs for engineers and scientists in May and June.
- Trustees approve faculty promotions
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Board of Trustees approved several faculty promotions during its meeting Friday (4/4).
- Alumni to return for Gala Week at Purdue University
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Alumni will gather at Purdue University for reunions, entertainment and activities on April 21-27 during Gala Week, which is sponsored by the Purdue Alumni Association.
- U.S. News ranks Krannert School MBA among nation's best
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – U.S.News & World Report ranks Purdue University's Krannert School of Management's MBA program among the top 25 nationally and No. 2 nationally in production/operations management and No. 9 in the supply chain/logistics category.
- Norman Blake to discuss leadership at Krannert conference
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University alumnus Norman P. Blake Jr., former chairman, president and CEO of several Fortune 500 companies, will be keynote speaker at the inaugural Strategic Convergence Conference on Friday (4/11).
- Latino Cultural Center to open at Purdue University
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An opening ceremony will take place at noon on Friday, April 11, for Purdue University's new Latino Cultural Center.
- Web service helps students, grads find jobs in struggling economy
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Center for Career Opportunities has a new online tool to help students and alumni find employment in a tight job market.
- Laptop computer cooling device wins $50,000 first prize in student entrepreneurial contest
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Thorrn Micro Technologies won the $50,000 first prize in the 16th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Competition today (Thursday, 3/27) with a business plan to commercialize a device they developed to cool laptop computers.
- Purdue entrepreneurial competition showcases new technologies
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University student teams will vie for thousands of dollars in venture capital and other support to fly their fledgling ventures during the 16th annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Competition on Thursday (3/27).
- Schools of Liberal Arts, Management form partnership in Italy
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University has joined more than two dozen American universities in an international consortium in which students learn about business and communication while studying in Italy.
- Management challenge: Getting real results from virtual teams
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – As technology and the post-9/11 world have encouraged virtual teams in organizations, a Purdue University professor's research shows that managers face new challenges in effectively managing real people and processes.
- Purdue Board of Trustees recognizes 3 professors
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue University Board of Trustees honored three faculty today (Friday, 2/14).
- Business students organize symposium on entrepreneurism
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Entrepreneurship Club is organizing the second annual Entrepreneurship Symposium on campus on Friday, Feb. 14.
- Nobel Prize winning economist visits, honored by colleagues
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Vernon Smith, the Nobel Prize winning economist who launched his groundbreaking research at Purdue University's Krannert School, was honored with a reception and dinner on Jan. 22 and had a laboratory renamed in his honor.
- Purdue reprises 'mini MBA' technical management programs
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Krannert Executive Education Programs is continuing its longstanding collaboration with the schools of Engineering and Science to offer two short-course "mini MBA" programs in April and May for engineers and scientists.
- Purdue business plan prize climbs to $144,000 thanks to 4 new sponsors
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Four new associate sponsors have raised the prizes to $144,000 in a Purdue University business plan competition taking place in April.
- Krannert School's e-business center offers lecture series
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Center for E-business Education and Research (CEER) at Purdue University is offering a spring lecture series geared to the present and future needs of those in e-business.
- Knowledge management how-to: internal simplicity, external complexity and teams
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A Purdue University professor who started out doing a research project on instituting flow manufacturing, ended up confronting issues of how companies change essential processes and transfer important information within their organizations.