A group of major Indiana players is joining forces to spur rural economic development across the state.
Purdue officials say the money came from some 85,000 individual donors, along with corporations and foundations.
It’s called We-YouBond, and it hopes to enroll 40-50 Chinese families this fall in a sort of pay-for-friendship model.
Athletics director Mike Bobinski says the expansion decision was made after "extensive discussions" with campus police.
Purdue All-American Caleb Swanigan was also selected and is the highest pick of a Purdue player since 1994.
Rolls-Royce opened one big facility at Purdue this year. Now, it's investing another $10 million into two new wind tunnels at Purdue's turbine research lab.
Purdue University researchers are preparing to embark on a study showing whether dogs help ease the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in soldiers.
All the work is expected to be finished before the Boilermakers open their 50th season inside Mackey this fall.
The nine university, multi-year research and extension project wrapped up this year.
The IU Board of Trustees could vote on a change of governance for IPFW, which could mean a split between IU and Purdue.