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Research and Innovation

Discovering truth and developing solutions.

We are proud to be a crossroads of research, scholarship, and creative endeavors. Our professors are known around the world for their work. We have experts in science, literature, history, engineering, and more. With a campus environment dedicated to hands-on learning and real-world impact, there’s always something happening in our classrooms and labs. This is where we make things happen. This is where curiosity and passion become the reason that moves you forward.

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Community Engagement

Fostering community connections.

At Purdue Fort Wayne, we’re committed to excellence in higher education and the integration of campus and community. Through our research collaborations with community partners, the work of our students and faculty extends beyond our campus and into Fort Wayne and northeast Indiana, influencing the fabric of our city, our region, and the global community.

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Research Courses

Programs and Resources

The assistance you need to achieve excellence.

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Student Research Symposium

Time to shine.

The annual Student Research and Creative Endeavor Symposium provides an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present their research and creative endeavors to an audience of faculty and student peers. The symposium, an integral part of the student experience, includes undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines—humanities, social sciences, business, visual arts, and more.