Archive | October, 2009

Purdue administers flu vaccine allotment, awaits next shipment

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center administered 347 doses of H1N1 vaccine Wednesday and Thursday (Oct. 27 and 28) and is now awaiting new shipments, which are expected next Wednesday (Nov. 4). The university is providing vaccinations for students, faculty, staff and spouses of employees. Because of the limited supply, only those […]

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Signals to provide early academic intervention at Purdue

MALVERN, Pa., and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Signals, an innovative early intervention system that warns students that are at-risk of underperforming in a course and facilitates faculty interventions, will be enhanced and brought to higher education institutions through a joint effort by SunGard Higher Education, Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation. The collaboration is […]

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Renewable fuel talk turning to cellulosic gas, diesel

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University agricultural economist and energy policy analyst has changed his tune on renewable fuels. “We don’t just talk about ethanol. We talk about biofuels,” said Wally Tyner. “Ethanol is the product from corn, but you also can produce gasoline and diesel directly from cellulosic feedstocks. And when you bring […]

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US-Canada border conference to feature trade, security, mobility experts

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The NEXTRANS Center, with the assistance of the government of Canada (avec l’appui du gouvernement du Canada) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), will host a Nov. 16 conference on U.S.-Canada border trade, security and mobility challenges. The daylong event — titled In Step, In Line, On Time: Regional Strategies […]

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Purdue receives additional H1N1 vaccine

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center dispensed 147 doses of H1N1 vaccine Wednesday (Oct. 28) and has just received an additional 200 doses that will be available to students, faculty, staff and employee spouses beginning at 8:30 a.m. Thursday (Oct. 29). Because of the limited supply, only those in top priority groups […]

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Purdue’s Latino Cultural Center to celebrate ‘Día de los Muertos’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center will celebrate the Mexican holiday, “Día de los Muertos,” or Day of the Dead, with music, crafts and food from 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30 at the YWCA of Greater Lafayette at 605 N. Sixth Street in Downtown Lafayette. The event is free and open to the […]

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