Archive | July, 2010

Central Catholic students take 4th at National History Day Competition

LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School ninth grade students, Samuel Kochert and Peter Thompson, took 4th place in the Senior Group Exhibit category at The Kenneth E. Behring National History Day competition at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. The students collaborated on a project titled, The Camera: Bringing the Civil War […]

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Next “Science on Tap” features prof researching oil spill-cleanup technology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University materials engineering professor developing a technology that could be used to help with environmental cleanups such as the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is the featured speaker July 22 at the next Science on Tap forum. Professor Jeffrey Youngblood‘s presentation, titled “Superficial Science: Polymer Surface Science at […]

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Purdue names Exum new vice president for student affairs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Melissa E. Exum, dean of students and associate vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named Purdue University’s new vice president for student affairs. “Student affairs is an essential component in ensuring student success, and I am pleased that Dr. Exum will […]

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New heat pump could halve heating costs in cold climates

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new type of heat pump being developed at Purdue University could allow residents in cold climates to cut their heating bills in half. The research, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, builds on previous work that began about five years ago at Purdue’s Ray W. Herrick Laboratories, said James […]

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8th Purdue president dies; remembered for love of students, philanthropy

FORT MYERS, FLA. — Purdue’s eighth president, Arthur G. Hansen, who led the university from 1971-1982, died Monday (July 5) following complications from surgery at Health Park Medical Center in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 85. The only Purdue president to also be an alumnus, Hansen focused much of his energies on developing relationships with […]

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LifeLine critical care transportation expands to Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In a continuing effort to provide critical care transport services to communities throughout Indiana, and to better align with Clarian Health regionally, LifeLine Critical Care Transport has expanded service to include Lafayette as of July 1. LifeLine’s Lafayette base, which will operate 24-hours a day, provides accessibility to critical care transport for […]

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