Archive | April, 2009

Officials celebrate opening of international technology company’s new software center in Purdue Research Park

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — More than 300 people are expected to attend Tuesday’s (April 28) dedication of the Purdue Research Park’s 80,000-square-foot Innovation Center, which will be home to a national software solution center for EDS, an HP company. “Innovation Center is one of the finest examples of how collaborations among Purdue officials, state and […]

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Consumers can eat pork with no concern for swine flu

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Shoppers should not shy away from pork products over concerns regarding reports of swine flu across the country, said Purdue University experts. Purdue Extension nutrition specialist Melissa Maulding said the flu virus is not a food-borne pathogen, and there is no risk to the food supply. “The flu is a virus […]

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Purdue monitors swine flu, issues precautionary reminders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In response to a serious new flu strain that began in Mexico, Purdue University on Monday (April 27) urged faculty, staff and students to take precautions against the spread of the communicable disease and avoid travel to infected areas. The university’s pandemic preparedness committee, created during the avian flu alert in […]

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Purdue expert: Swine flu has no connection to today’s pigs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — No pigs have been found with swine flu (H1N1) – only humans – but pork producers need to take precautionary measures to protect their herds from being infected with any flu virus, said a Purdue University veterinarian. “Flu viruses are named after the first animal they were found in,” said Sandy […]

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Purdue graduates to take part in commencement ceremonies

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will award degrees at five campuses and seven College of Technology locations throughout Indiana during commencement ceremonies in May. Commencement at the West Lafayette campus is scheduled for May 15-17 at Elliott Hall of Music. An estimated 5,792 degrees will be presented in four ceremonies that weekend, including 4,423 […]

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Governor signs measure providing E85 fueling station grants

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Gov. Mitch Daniels’ signed a bill that could increase the use of E85 – a blend of 15 percent petroleum-based gasoline and 85 percent ethanol – on campuses and school grounds throughout the state. House Enrolled Act 1193 was passed in overwhelming fashion by both the Senate and House of Representatives. “Grants […]

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