Archive | October, 2010

Kids, costumes and ‘Jurassic Park’ – a great mix at ‘Creepy Classics’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Costumes are the order of the day for the Purdue Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween family pops concert “Creepy Classics” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday (Oct. 17) at the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., in downtown Lafayette, Indiana. Admission is free. Music inspired by dinosaurs in the form of John Williams’ themes […]

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New Purdue lab offers advanced water-engineering features

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University on Saturday (Oct. 16) will dedicate a new civil engineering laboratory housing advanced hydrology and hydraulics facilities for teaching and research related to water resources. “The new lab is equipped with ultra-modern facilities for preparing future civil engineers to address global water challenges,” said M. Katherine Banks, the Jack […]

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TAF’s Bravo Brunch for the Arts honors supporters, awards grants

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Tippecanoe Arts Federation held their annual Bravo for the Arts this week for nearly 250 attendees. Bravo for the Arts brings together legislators, business owners and employees, arts administrators, artists and community volunteers to celebrate all those who create and support the arts. The event was made possible through the generosity of […]

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Oxford Playhouse’s ‘One Small Step’ lands on Oct. 28

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, “One Small Step”, is a new play written by David Hastings, directed by Toby Hulse and produced by Oxford Playhouse. The play will be presented at Purdue University’s Loeb Playhouse in West Lafayette at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28-29 and at 4 p.m. […]

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Purdue names 2010 Homecoming queen and king

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University students Brandon Krozel and Sara Wagner were crowned the 2010 Homecoming king and queen during a Wednesday (Oct. 13) campus pep rally. They will appear at Homecoming festivities on Saturday (Oct. 16), including the football game’s halftime celebration. Wagner is a senior studying mass communication from Indianapolis, and Krozel […]

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Research finds Twitter app in the classroom increases involvement

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A pilot study of a new technology that lets students use Twitter and text messages during and after class has found that it increases student engagement and is used more often by higher-performing students. The technology, called Hotseat, was developed by Purdue University in 2009 to increase student engagement in large […]

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