Archive | October, 2009

Purdue jumps up 12 places in world rankings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings released its list of the top universities on Wednesday (Oct. 7), and Purdue University is ranked 87th. This is a 12-place increase for Purdue, which was ranked 99th in 2008. Purdue tied this year with the University of St. Andrews in the United […]

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Experiment allowed kids to create, learn about biofuels

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Indiana 4-H members and their peers across the nation created renewable energy in a Wednesday (Oct. 7) experiment. Biofuel Blast helped 4-H’ers better understand the process for producing fuel from crops, and built on science education that’s a regular part of the 4-H program, said Renee McKee, assistant director and program […]

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Purdue student organizations face deactivation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Student Activities and Organization Office announced the list of organizations and clubs whose records have become outdated. Within two weeks of an election, student organizations and clubs are required to report their officer changes to the SAO office. Organizations failing to update their election report will be deactivated. Election […]

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Extension workshop teaches grant writing basics

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A two-day workshop to help grant writers of all skill and experience levels learn how to write a grant proposal will be offered by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. The Beginner’s Guide to Grant Writing workshop will be offered Oct. 29 and Dec. 2 at locations across Indiana. The workshop, […]

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Purdue seeks campus community feedback on smoke-free campus proposal

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is looking for feedback from faculty, staff and students regarding a proposal for a smoke-free campus. “Purdue is considering whether the West Lafayette campus will join the more than 300 universities nationwide that are smoke free,” said Alphonso V. Diaz, executive vice president for business and finance treasurer. “We […]

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New Purdue scholarship to help urban students from Indiana, Illinois

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will reward student leaders from urban areas in Indiana and Illinois with a new scholarship announced by the university on Friday (Oct. 2, 2009). The Emerging Urban Leaders Scholarship program is made possible by a $6 million anonymous gift Purdue received in April 2009. The new scholarship, which is […]

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