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.
Purdue Global Science Partners dance away Dead Week blues
College of Science students from different cultures find common ground through dance.
Math Field Day brings in almost 100 competitive middle school students for annual numbers battle
The students were divided into gold and black teams before mastering the games 20 minutes at a time before. The mini math maestros then moved on to the next game.
Thank you from the dean
College of Science Dean says "thank you" to donors, alumni and friends.
Prof. Theodor Hänsch talks "Passion for Precision" at 2013 Hubert M James Memorial Lecture
Dr. Theodor W. Hänsch, professor at Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics at Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, presented his lecture “Passion for Precision” in front of more than 100 Physics faculty and students.
Purdue Global Science Partners do Halloween
Fifteen members of the Global Science Partners organization within the College of Science paid a spooky visit to Cambridge Estates in Lafayette during the apartment and townhouse complex's annual Halloween bash aimed for kids. The Science students ran several games and passed out pounds and pounds of sweet, sweet candy.
Purdue Science Week's final event goes wild
The Purdue Science Week came to a slimy, feathery and quill-full conclusion Oct. 18. After a week of lectures, documentary screenings and trivia nights, Science Week got a visit from some of the stars of the Columbian Park Zoo.
College of Science welcomes 16 new Outstanding Alumni
On Oct. 11, 16 new members of the College of Science Outstanding Alumni were added to the ranks during a reception held at Lawson Computer Science Building.
Purdue women computer scientists “Think Big” at 2013 Grace Hopper Conference
Grace Hopper Conference (GHC), the largest technical conference for women in computing, hosted more than 4000 attendees at the sold-out symposium.
Hubert M James Memorial Lecture, "Passion for Precision," with Prof. Theodor W. Hänsch, Max-Planck-Institute of Quantum Optics-Ludwig-Maximilians University
Some of the most fundamental insights in physics have been gained by very precise measurements.
Purdue Chemistry Show uses slime, flames to promote polymers
Science, slime, flames and fun wrapped up another Purdue Chemistry Show well.
Purdue computer scientists slice a big win with SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award
Two faculty members and one graduate student in the Department of Computer Science edged out more than 300 other entries to be recognized by the Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Software Engineering (SIGSOFT) for the Distinguished Paper Award.