Archive | September, 2009

Study shows more corn for biofuels would hurt water

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — More of the fertilizers and pesticides used to grow corn would find their way into nearby water sources if ethanol demands lead to planting more acres in corn, according to a Purdue University study. The study of Indiana water sources found that those near fields that practice continuous-corn rotations had higher […]

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Purdue bands and orchestras open concert season Homecoming weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University bands and orchestras will kick off their 2009-10 concert season during homecoming weekend. Orchestras will perform its Homecoming Concert Saturday (Oct. 3) in the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. The Purdue Symphonic and Concert bands will perform a tribute to “Main Street USA” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, […]

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Purdue temporarily suspends Phi Kappa Theta fraternity for violations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Friday (Sept. 25) suspended Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity for three months for violating university regulations and the Interfraternity Council Risk Management policy on alcohol consumption. The suspension will last through Dec. 31, at which time the fraternity chapter can petition the Office of the Dean of Students for […]

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Porsche converted by students in spotlight during Green Week

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Jim Danielson and Sean Kleinschmidt spent the summer before their freshman year at Purdue University turning a Porsche with a blown engine into an electric-powered vehicle. Their red, 1987 924S will be one of the featured vehicles at the alternative and fuel-efficient transportation show that is part of Purdue’s Green Week. […]

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Flu vaccinations available for Purdue students, faculty, staff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Vaccine for the seasonal flu will be available for Purdue University students beginning Friday (Sept. 25). The Purdue University Student Health Center will provide the vaccinations from 10:00a to 4:00p Friday in the atrium of Armstrong Hall and then daily at the health center while supplies last. The cost for students […]

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PEFCU invites Greater Lafayette teens to show off talent

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In honor of International Credit Union Day (October 15, 2009), Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) invites local high-school students to showcase their creative talents in a video contest for a chance to win up to $500. To enter the “It’s My Money. It’s My Choice. I Choose PEFCU Because…” contest, […]

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