Archive | May, 2008

Delayed planting may be blessing in disguise for soybeans

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Even though planting soybeans earlier has been an increasing trend for growers, a Purdue University expert said this year’s delayed planting may be more beneficial than detrimental. The abundance of rain that has washed over the Midwest has caused planting delays in many states. Indiana and Ohio have 19 percent and […]

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Purdue WorkLife Caregiver Fair to provide info on numerous services

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A family caregiver fair at which attendees can receive information on caring for aging or disabled loved ones, is scheduled for May 20 in the Purdue University Memorial Union’s North Ballroom. The fourth annual Family Caregiver Resource Fair is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and is being led by […]

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Taste of Tippecanoe seeking volunteers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) is looking for volunteers to staff the 2008 Taste of Tippecanoe. This year’s Taste is scheduled for Saturday, June 21st and volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts between 4:00pm and Midnight for various duties. Anyone interesting in volunteering can sign up by visiting their Web site […]

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Strong local networks can stop unwanted dams, airports and other controversial projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Local communities have greater influence on national issues than many people realize, especially when it comes to opposing controversial facilities, says a Purdue University political scientist. Daniel Aldrich “Despite the goals of national governments and financial and administrative pressures, communities that are unified and organized can work together to block projects, […]

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Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette discretionary grants focus on youth, health and the arts

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette (CFGL) announced grant recipients at a Grant Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at 3:30 p.m. at the Elmhurst Community Building (1114 State Street in Lafayette, Indiana). The Community Foundation awarded $125,893 in Tier 1 Discretionary Grants to seven charitable organizations. This was the 2008 […]

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Purdue summer class offers college survival tips, enrollment open to anyone

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is offering a summer class to help current and future college students survive in the classroom. The College of Liberal Arts will offer the eight-week class “How to Survive at College” starting June 10 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-8:50 p.m. The class is open to anyone, including adults […]

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