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The shortened 2020 Major League Baseball season begins Thursday (July 23), exciting many fans including Jeremy Frank, a Purdue sophomore-to-be data science major who runs an increasingly popular baseball Twitter page.

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Purdue’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies and Ivy Tech Community College’s Human Services program have created an optional addiction studies concentration to prepare students who major in human services to become licensed addiction counselors.

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Self-driving cars could better sense nearby fast-moving objects with new technology developed by Purdue and Laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements researchers.

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An innovation award will help a Purdue-affiliated bio-analytics startup commercialize instrument technology for pharmaceutical antibody manufacturers.

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Rhonda Phillips, dean of the Purdue Honors College, has been appointed as a Core International Faculty Member by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair in Community, Leadership and Youth Development.

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