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- Most students, some faculty and staff now need to change Purdue passwords only once a year
Most students and some faculty and staff will now change their Purdue passwords every 365 days instead of every 180 days. In conjunction with this change, recommended by two campus committees, faculty and staff may now take advantage of Purdue’s two-factor authentication service known as BoilerKey, a smartphone app that generates secondary login credentials for extra security.
- Purdue partners with cities to extend wireless network into parts of Lafayette, West Lafayette
Thanks to a partnership between Purdue and the cities of Lafayette and West Lafayette, students, faculty and staff may now access Purdue’s wireless network in any location where the cities provide public Wi-Fi, including State Street, downtown Lafayette, and Happy Hollow Park.
- Student supercomputing team from Purdue, Colombia aims for super performance in Germany
They may not get to cruise the autobahn this trip, but speed is on the minds of Purdue and Columbian students who aim to crunch as much science data as they can on their own supercomputer during an international student supercomputing competition in Germany. ITaP and HP sponsor the team.
- Professor says affordable textbook program helped save his class up to $40,000
Instead of writing a traditional textbook, Professor Paul Wenthold created a new electronic text for his organic chemistry students using free online resources and help from Purdue's affordable textbook program.