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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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Couple has had Chemistry for 60 years
Wendell and Marcia Dilling's love and careers grew while in the Department of Chemistry.

Bio alum, Nobel Peace Prize recipient revisits Purdue, gives talk
During a successful career at Monsanto, Dr. Will Carpenter led the science team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, which destroyed 80 percent of the world's chemical weapons

Bio senior mixed research, study abroad for full Science experience
Samantha Dawson will represent 210 December 2015 Science graduates at commencement

Young mathematicians flex numerous muscles at Purdue Math Field Day
The annual event saw 60 area eighth graders compete in several timed, hands-on math and statistics problems.

BoilerMake 2015 draws record number of hackers
The third annual Purdue hackathon saw 600 programmers from 13 universities create hardware, software, apps and websites in 36 hours.

Meet outstanding members of the College of Science class of '15
Click on the images to hear advice from these outstanding young alumni.

Bio faculty represent at 'Pillars of Excellence in the Life Sciences'
New initiatives in Biological Sciences revealed at the July 30 event

College of Science hosts, succeeds in undergraduate poster symposium
Almost 200 research projects from eight different colleges were judged at the event.

College of Science receives more than $358K at Purdue Day of Giving 2015
The money, which came from 277 gifts, will be spread to departments and diversity initiatives.

Purdue Analytical Chemistry Prof. Cooks elected into NAS
Dr. Graham Cooks' decades of analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry research made him worthy of induction into the National Academy of Sciences.

EAPS news: Harbor honored and new faculty announced
Prof. Jonathan Harbor receives honorary doctorate from Stockholm University while his department announces three new, young faculty members.