Fall 2014 E-Newsletter

Colombian students expand Science knowledge and culture
Three visiting students from Universidad Nacional de Colombia studied and researched alongside Physics and Astronomy and Statistics professors.

Science students help TEDxPurdueU thrive
Students help organize, schedule and run the series of talks that often focus on scientific fields.

EAPS undergrads use official NASA Mars images to fuel research
The students are looking at the habitability of the Red Planet and are laying the foundation for Prof. Briony Horgan's work on the camera system of the upcoming NASA Mars 2020 rover mission.

Prof. David Eichinger earns multiple awards for promoting biology education
Eichinger won the Murphy Award in the spring after being entered into the Purdue Great Book of Teachers in 2013.

Physics student impresses at semiconductor national conference
Branden Burns' work in removal metallic impurities in semiconductors won third place at the 2014 TECHCON event in Austin, Texas.

Ross Biological Reserve reveals plans for new outreach building
The planned $375K structure will be solar powered and self-sustaining.

Manhattan Project and Chemistry alumnus remembered for decades of invention and teaching
Dr. Ralph Tekel was unknowingly part of history when some of his discoveries at Purdue were later used in helping develop the atom bomb.

BoilerMake returns with more programmers and more innovation
The Fall 2014 BoilerMake brought in 500 programers from the U.S. and Canada. Dozens of new apps, programs and code were created in just 36 hours.

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