The dean of the College of Engineering will leave the University for one year, under Purdue President Mitch Daniels' approval, to work in the U.S. Department of State on "the economic security of the nation’s global technology initiatives," according to a Purdue press release.

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The mechanical engineering "Toy Fair" combines technology and entertainment as students showcase their innovative toys. Space-themed toys are displayed at the atrium of the Mechanical Engineering Building Monday from 8-11 a.m. After the fair, projects are kept in showcases around ME. 

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Of the memorable moments from this year’s football season — freshman receiver David Bell’s physics-defying catches, the rise of third-string walk-on quarterback Aidan O’Connell or the heartbreaking loss in the annual Old Oaken Bucket Game — one aspect remains ingrained in Purdue fans’ minds:…

With the increasing popularity of online tests and quizzes, advancements in technology may inadvertently support cheating.

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The word “automation” may conjure ideas of jobs being replaced and robots taking over, but manufacturers around the world have had a difficult time getting rid of humans in the assembly line.

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The Catch-Up

Coming off of a 3-game losing streak to then-No. 7 Illinois, Michigan State and then-No. 11 Michigan, the Boilermakers (8-12, 0-5 Big Ten) almost found redemption against an unrelenting Northwestern team, but ultimately fell 4-3, extending their losing streak to four games.

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