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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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Six Purdue Science researchers earn prestigious NSF CAREER Awards
Faculty Early Career Development Awards go to for promising researchers in science and engineering.

Purdue Science welcomes seven new Distinguished Science Alumni
These researchers, academics and industry leaders represent all seven departments

Science undergrads shine during Research Poster Symposium
Event includes three Purdue Science siblings among the 300 young researchers.

Commitment to public service earns Statistics junior prestigious Truman Scholarship
Mikaela Meyer's excellent academic record and passion for public policy made her a clear choice to be Purdue's first Truman Scholarship recipient.

Computer Science sophomore finds success in FroYo
Aarti Panda is on a team that has raked in $11,500 in funding for the FroYo Xpress concept, a stand-alone kiosk that dispenses the healthy treat.

Purdue Science trio wins $100K in ESPN game show, 'Bracket Genius'
Purdue Science juniors took the top prize after defeating four teams in rapid-fire trivia questions that were aired on ESPN 2.

Math Alliance, ran by Purdue Mathematics, wins national diversity award
The American Mathematical Society recognizes Math Alliance's work with underrepresented minorities by giving the program the 2017 Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference Award.

Science professors earn top Purdue teaching awards
Physics and Astronomy professor Erica Carlson won a Murphy Award while Biological Sciences professor Stephanie Gardner took home an Exceptional Early Career Award.

Math help room multiplies
Renovations combine two rooms for more efficient help in calculus, trigonometry and algebra.

Hundreds of hackers embark on great BoilerMake expedition
With a NASA theme in place, BoilerMake IV saw impressive hacks in the form of fresh code, programs, apps, websites and games.

'Hidden Figures' author to speak, honor MLK's memory at Purdue
Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book that inspired the new, hit movie "Hidden Figures" will speak at Loeb Playhouse for Purdue's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration and commemoration.

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