Archive | August, 2009

American Simmental Cattle Conference to be at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Beef researchers from several universities and industry experts will come together at Purdue University’s Beck Agricultural Center for the American Simmental Cattle Conference on Aug. 28 and 29. Both purebred and commercial producers from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin are expected to be in attendance, said Matt Claeys, [...]

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Pork handbook offers new resources to swine producers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2009 Pork Industry Handbook will soon be on sale through Purdue Extension — The Education Store. The handbook, in its third edition, is a cooperative effort of the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Pork Checkoff and the U.S. Pork Center for Excellence. It has new content, including industry statistics and [...]

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9th annual Meet and Greet welcomes students living off campus back to Purdue, West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For the ninth consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey neighborhood Tuesday (Aug. 25) evening to greet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue. “We want students to feel genuinely welcome,” said Thomas Robinson, vice [...]

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Compliment Guys return to Purdue, praising passersby

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue juniors Brett Westcott and Cameron Brown, the self-described “mailmen of compliments,” will return to their customary weekly post on Purdue University West Lafayette’s Centennial Mall from 12:30p-2:30p Wednesday (Aug. 26) to lavish passersby with compliments. The Purdue “Compliment Guys” have appeared on “Good Morning America,” “Fox & Friends” and “Today,” [...]

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Purdue Galleries presents a new season of exhibits

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Galleries will open a new season with an exhibit titled “Living Stone: The Cast Project,” which will be on display in the Stewart Center Gallery from Aug. 31 to Oct. 11. Inspired by Jim Dine, a contemporary American artist who created a series of drawings reinterpreting works of sculpture [...]

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Black Cultural Center announces Cultural Arts Series lineup

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Black Cultural Center announced its Cultural Arts Series programs for the Fall 2009 semester. The series theme, Hip-Hop: A Social and Political Message of Black Identity, includes the Sept. 10 Rap Session – Community Dialogue on Race and Hip Hop,” followed on Sept. 29 by a lecture and [...]

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