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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.

Bio soph to showcase research on Capitol Hill
Nicole Biddinger's research dates back to high school and she will be among 100 undergraduates from around the nation displaying her work at the annual "Posters on the Hill" conference.

Mussmann wins coveted Ross Award for outstanding Purdue senior
For the second year in a row, a College of Science student wins the award for "outstanding senior man in honor of his contributions to Purdue University."

Mathematics parties for 'Pi Day of the century'
At 9:26:53 a.m./p..m. March 14, 2015, mathematicians everywhere will celebrate the Pi Day of the century. The date and time corresponds with pi's digits: 3.141592653.

Purdue Global Science Partners go Bollywood
Science students learn about Indian before trying their feet at high-energy Bollywood dance steps

Middle school students show math prowess in MathCOUNTS competition at Purdue
The best mathletes from ten schools competed for the chance to go to the state competition in March.