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Purdue strengths pass rush via transfer portal

Purdue head coach Jeff Brohm has added another piece to the his defensive front via the NCAA transfer portal, as Alabama A&M defensive end Marcus Cushnie announced his commitment on Monday. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound Cushnie, a product of Palm Beach, Fla., Central High School, finishing the program's 2021 spring season...
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Purdue alumni team accepted into tournament

The Basketball Tournament – the $1 million, winner-take-all summer basketball event broadcast live on ESPN networks – today reported that Men of Mackey, the Purdue alumni team, has been admitted into TBT’s 64-team field. Men of Mackey will compete in the Columbus Regional at The Ohio State University’s Covelli Center...
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FCS transfer DL picks Purdue over Florida State

Even with fall camp approaching, Purdue is continuing to add depth to its defense through the transfer portal. Monday, the Boilermakers received a commitment from former Alabama A&M defensive lineman Marcus Cushnie. The former FCS lineman picked Purdue over Florida State and will bring two years of eligibility to West Lafayette.

Purdue Researchers Work To Put A Refrigerator In Space

Everything from Lego figures, chimpanzees, and even pizza have successfully made it into space but Purdue University researchers are trying to crack a mystery that has long plagued NASA: how to make a refrigerator work in zero gravity. Some NASA officials say cold food storage is one of the biggest...
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Purdue's Enekwechi qualifies for Olympic Games

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Sports) — Purdue track & field alumnus Chukwuebuka Enekwechi qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the shot put at the Nigerian Olympic Trials on Saturday morning in Lagos, Nigeria. Enekwechi won the shot put with a season-best throw of 21.47 meters at the Yabatech Sports...
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Purdue signs grad transfer DE/LB Marcus Cushnie from Alabama A&M

He looks to be a very solid pickup. He is a grad transfer and had 7 sacks in only 4 games last year due to the HBCU shortened season. He is listed at only 220 but reports indicate that he actually weighs in at around 240-245 now. He looks to be a plug and play type at the LEO position right now.
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Ohio TE Charlie Kenrich commits to Purdue

West Chester (Ohio) Lakota West tight end Charlie Kenrich announced his commitment to Purdue on Saturday afternoon. Other offers for the 6-foot-4, 220-pound Kenrich included Virginia Tech, Iowa State, Michigan State and Vanderbilt. Kenrich is the fifth to pledge to head coach Jeff Brohm and the Boilers in the 2022...
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Purdue earns commitment from 3-star TE, life-long Boilermakers fan

Purdue picked up a verbal commitment from 3-star tight end Charlie Kenrich on Saturday afternoon. Here’s the announcement, which includes a baby photo of Kenrich is some Purdue gear:. Kenrich is listed as both a tight end and as an athlete according to 247Sports. The service ranks him as the...

Former Purdue linebacker Derrick Barnes signs rookie contract with Detroit Lions

DETROIT (WLFI) — Former Purdue linebacker Derrick Barnes inked a four year, $4.28 million deal with the Detroit Lions on Thursday. The rookie contract includes a $780,000 sign-on bonus, according to Spotrac. Lions coach Dan Campbell spoke with reporters about the former Purdue standout on Monday. “Look, there again, we’ve...
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Purdue names innovation and entrepreneurship fellow

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) — Purdue University has named the first Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fellow for its College of Engineering. The university says Yung-Hsiang Liu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering, will collaborate with the Purdue Foundry and Purdue for Life Foundation to help spur faculty and student innovation and commercialization.
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Purdue, UnityPoint Health Partner on Simulation Lab

WEST LAFAYETTE - The Purdue University Global School of Nursing has partnered with UnityPoint Health – Jones Regional Medical Center in Iowa to develop and implement a mobile simulation lab. Purdue says the mobile unit, which will be located on the JRMC campus, will feature two large simulation rooms staged to mock hospital rooms, a conference room to hold debriefings, and office and storage space.
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Purdue retirement policy not aging well

Purdue University's Board of Trustees last week approved exceptions for two administrators subject to the university's mandatory age 65 retirement policy. Longtime observers of Purdue University's Fort Wayne campus know the policy is sometimes followed – and sometimes it is not. The policy states “University Executives and Staff in High...
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Ex-Boonville RB Devin Mockobee heading to Purdue, decommits from Navy

BOONVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Former Boonville running back Devin Mockobee announced Wednesday that he will continue his football career and education at Purdue this upcoming fall. He decommitted from Navy and is now headed to West Lafayette. [Previous: Devin Mockobee signs NLI to play at Navy]. He will be teaming...