News and Publications
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.
Math alumnus tapped as closing speaker at International Congress of Mathematicians
Purdue Mathematics Alumnus Yitang Zhang (PhD, 1991) delivered the final address of the Congress to report on his ground-breaking work in number theory. His breakthrough concerns what's known as the Twin Prime Conjecture. A Twin Prime is a prime number, p, so that p+2 is also a prime number.
Bio announces Fall 2014 seminar schedule
The Department of Biological Sciences will bring in expert researchers from across the country – along with some from Purdue -- during weekly seminars during the fall semester.
Purdue Chemistry represents well at 2014 ACS Awards
American Chemical Society honors three Purdue Chemistry faculty and an alumnus
Physics and Astronomy Prof. Yulia Pushkar publishes photosynthesis paper
The focus of the research is on the complex protein Photosystem II, which is instrumental in the creation of oxygen during photosynthesis.
Alumni Day looks at Indiana's history
Alumni, family and friends enjoyed history and College of Science fellowship at the Indiana State Museum
ScienceScape sends 40 kids on a 'Mission to Mars'
The annual summer camp immersed the middle schoolers in science for a week with a variety of experiments, lab work and exploration on campus.
Science Express brings new technology, techniques to Lafayette teachers, students
College of Science Outreach staff spent the first two weeks of June at Jefferson High School in Lafayette preparing teachers for iPad lessons and new lab equipment.
Bio student creates a 'Capitol' research poster
Katie Reinhart's research on parasites known as schistosomes earned her a spot in the Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C.
Global Science Partners get 'Amazing'
College of Science students' take on "Amazing Race" promoted international culture.
College of Science has busy Spring Fest
A tent full of experiments and a lobby full of sea creatures scored well for hundreds in attendance at the annual Purdue event.
'Our Astronaut' impresses students with stories about space
Dr. Drew Feustel answered questions during an informal talk with students about his shuttle missions, his previous career before NASA and his time in the College of Science