Archive | November, 2009

Men’s Basketball: No. 6 Purdue defeats Central Michigan, 64-38

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) – Purdue’s staunch defense was too good for Central Michigan. E’Twaun Moore scored 15 points and Robbie Hummel had 11 points and 11 rebounds, leading the No. 6 Boilermakers to a 64-38 rout Saturday. But it certainly was not the kind of performance Boilermakers (5-0) fans expected after beating Tennessee earlier […]

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Women’s Basketball: Boilermakers defeat Highlanders, 65-53

RIVERSIDE, Cali. — The Purdue women’s basketball team overcame a slow start on Friday night to win their first road contest of the season, defeating UC Riverside 65-53 at the Student Rec Center. The Boilermakers used a late run and balanced team effort to earn the win as six players scored between eight and 12 […]

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Conference examines future of biofuels production

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Cropfields could play a major role in future energy needs, and some of the world’s top researchers will discuss the challenges and opportunities for agriculture in the renewable fuels industry during a conference co-sponsored by Purdue University. Growing the Bioeconomy: Solutions for Sustainability takes place from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. […]

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National Poinsettia Trials Consumer Open House features a plethora of poinsettias

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The second annual Purdue National Poinsettia Trials Consumer Open House will take place from 1-5 p.m. Dec. 6 at the Purdue University horticulture greenhouse. Poinsettia growers, breeders and consumers from across the country will be able to assess more than 95 different plants of various colors, shapes and sizes at Purdue […]

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Patients’ behaviors key consideration in mammography, screening guidelines

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Policy-makers who establish health screening guidelines, such as mammograms for breast cancer, need to consider that it takes time for people to change their health behaviors, says a Purdue University health communication expert. “People are not light switches,” says Jakob D. Jensen, an assistant professor of communication. “It takes people a […]

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Purdue FOP, Kappa Alpha Theta help children and make a couple’s dream come true

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 136 and the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority are helping give back to the community in a Christmas project spurred by a tragedy. Last February, Julie Sennott and her fiancé, Michael Dunlap, were in a vehicle with another couple when they crashed in wintry […]

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