Today’s Top 5 from Purdue University

You will want to read these good stories that you may have missed.

Purdue’s Board of Trustees announced June 10 its unanimous choice of Mung Chiang, currently the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering and executive vice president for strategic initiatives, as the university’s next president. Chiang will succeed current President Mitch Daniels effective January 1, 2023.

Media contact: Tim Doty,

Meet three graduates who recognized that the flexibility of Purdue University Global’s online associate, bachelor’s, graduate, and law programs (a total of 175 programs in all) could allow them to persistently pursue their educational goals.

Media contact: Tom Schott,

The Purdue College of Engineering is launching the Hard AI Institute, establishing Purdue as the national leader in artificial intelligence at the interface of the virtual and physical worlds.

Media contact: Brian Huchel,

Young Kim and Jungwoo Leem of Purdue’s Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering are part of a global research team that has developed an edible QR code on a label made of specialized silk that could help consumers spot fake whiskey, a step that could be not only a solution for the alcohol industry, but also one that tackles fake drugs.

Media contact: Matthew Oates,

Purdue’s William D. Young Institute for Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, opened with a gift from William D. Young, will unite faculty in reviewing pharmaceutical manufacturing with the goal of reducing costs and expanding access to innovative drugs arising from biotechnological research.

Media contact: Rhianna Wisniewski,

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