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High school students experience Mars mission in New Albany

Students calculate how to have a successful Mars mission.

High school students were able to coordinate their own Mars Rover expeditions during the annual Day in College event at Purdue Polytechnic New Albany.

"Purdue: Mission to Mars" was offered to students in southeast Indiana and neighboring Kentucky counties to introduce them to the subjects and learning environment offered at Purdue Polytechnic New Albany.

Mixable saves CGT professor 'boatloads’ of time

Craig Miller utilizes Mixable in his courses.With an average of more than 650 students enrolled across his classes, Professor Craig Miller says his daily email inbox was nearly insuperable.

The professor of computer graphics technology used to spend hours at a time responding to hundreds of homework and course housekeeping questions, such as how to access the CATIA CAD software suite or when certain assignments were due.

Improved technology aids criminals in brazen cyber attacks

Computer viruses and malware are obsolete scams for the latest wave of increasingly aggressive computer criminals, says a top cyber forensics expert at Purdue University.

Marcus Rogers, director of Purdue's Cyber Forensics Lab, said past reports of cyber attacks - allegedly by foreign nations - have opened the floodgates for computer criminals to launch their own illegal efforts.

Purdue looks for charter school leader

Purdue University promises a transformative education with its new charter school in Indianapolis. But can the institution find a leader to live up to that reputation?

Purdue announced last week it would begin a search for the "head of school" at Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, a charter school that will provide graduates with direct admission to the West Lafayette campus in an effort to increase the university's enrollment of first-generation, low-income students.


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