Archive | September, 2008

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, Sept 27-28

The most widely known festival held in Greater Lafayette is most likely the annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon, a re-creation of an 18th Century French and Indian trading post on the banks of the Wabash River. The Feast is held on the grounds of Fort Ouiatenon, the site of the first European settlement in Indiana. […]

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Podcast contest aimed at engaging campus community during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Office of Information Technology at Purdue is inviting the university community to get creative during Green Week activities, set for Sept. 15-19. During the “Show You’re Green” contest, students, faculty and staff can create a podcast of 60 seconds or less to share their eco-friendly ideas and best suggestions for […]

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Purdue sets records for academic quality, diversity, graduate school and overall enrollment

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Wednesday (Sept. 10) reported that the number of applications for, and the academic quality of, its first-year class broke records this year. Final enrollment somewhat exceeded initial projections, with a record 40,090 students on the West Lafayette campus. The fall enrollment compares to 39,102 students in fall 2007. […]

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Middle and high school science teachers sought for research project

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The College of Education is looking for middle and high school science teachers interested in utilizing computer-based simulations in the classroom. The educational technology program in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is looking for feedback on how the program can improve its understanding of technology integration, said Minchi Kim, assistant […]

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Boilermakers fall to No. 16 Ducks in OT, 32-26

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – LaGarrette Blount ran 3 yards for a touchdown in the second overtime to give No. 16 Oregon a come-from-behind 32-26 win over Purdue on Saturday. Oregon (3-0) trailed 20-3 early in the second quarter, but tied the game late in the third, and Purdue’s Chris Summers missed a 44-yard field […]

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Boilermakers vs Ducks today on ABC and ESPN

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Fans not able to make it out to Ross-Ade Stadium for today’s game against No. 16 Oregon will have an opportunity to catch the Boilers no matter where they are. With the Texas-Arkansas game getting postponed due to weather associated with Hurricane Ike, the game between the Ducks and Boilers will […]

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