50K breached: Another enrollment record shattered at Purdue
Plus, Purdue awaits visit today by Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to talk semiconductor research. And could a Hulu series trip up the Barnett trial?
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SECRETARIES OF STATE, COMMERCE HEAD TO PURDUE TO CHECK ON, TOUT SEMICONDUCTOR WORK
Two White House cabinet members – Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo – will be at Purdue Tuesday to tour the West Lafayette campus’ microelectronic research facilities, at time when a new influx of federal incentives meets a concerted university push into the semiconductor field.
“It will be a day of national attention brought to our university,” Purdue President Mitch Daniels told faculty on the University Senate Monday afternoon.
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