Archive | August, 2009

Purdue reports first case of suspected H1N1, lists precaution measures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center on Sunday (Aug. 30) reported its first case of suspected H1N1 type A influenza (swine flu). The student has been isolated and is undergoing treatment. James Westman, director of the Purdue Student Health Center, said the patient also has been advised about steps to take to […]

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Campus community urged to register for emergency notification text messages

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials are urging students, faculty and staff to sign up to receive emergency notification text messages for situations that pose a threat to campus community safety. Those who have already signed up and have changed cell phone numbers should update their information, said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […]

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Honeybee health, production focus of new Web site

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University and other land-grant universities have developed a Web site that focuses on honeybee production and health. The site was developed for beekeepers and other producers to help them stay current on industry issues and trends. It is located at http://www.extension.org/bee%20health. “Purdue is one of many land-grant universities helping bee […]

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Tropical storms sustain over wet land, fizzle out over dry ground

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — If it has already rained, it’s going to continue to pour, according to a Purdue University study of how ocean-origin storms behave when they come ashore. More than 30 years of monsoon data from India showed that ground moisture where the storms make landfall is a major indicator of what the […]

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4th annual Art on the Wabash to feature 35 local artists

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Paintings, glass work, jewelry, photography and pottery by 35 artists from eight counties will fill West Lafayette’s Tapawingo Park on Sunday, September 20, from 10:00a to 4:00p for the fourth annual “Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists’ Fair.” The public is invited and admission is free, with free parking available […]

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Natural Resource Enterprise Workshop offers chance to explore new income avenues

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Landowners wanting to try out their green thumbs and earn extra income are encouraged to attend the Natural Resource Enterprises Workshops on Sept. 2 and 3. “The workshops will help landowners and farmers seek new and innovative ways to earn an extra income to help keep their family farm,” said Brian […]

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