Archive | November, 2010

Purdue withdraws recognition of Phi Kappa Theta, places Delta Chi on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials on Monday (Nov. 29) announced that the university has decided to withdraw its recognition of the Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity for alcohol and hazing violations that occurred while the organization was on probation for previous infractions. Another fraternity, Delta Chi, was placed on probation for violating university and Interfraternity […]

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After-school engineering program offered for 6th-8th graders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University will offer students in sixth through eighth grades two after-school engineering sessions during the spring semester. The Innovation to Reality (I2R) program, sponsored by Purdue’s Women in Engineering Program, will focus on finding solutions to the global problems of food supply and energy. The free sessions will offer presentations, […]

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International Education Week celebrates culture, impact of international and exchange students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– International and exchange students will spend a week providing activities for Purdue University and the community to learn more about foreign cultures, countries and interactions between U.S. citizens and international visitors. International Education Week, scheduled for Nov. 15-19, is a joint initiative of the U.S. departments of State and Education to […]

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PMO to present Purdue Christmas Show, ‘A Time to Imagine’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Musical Organizations will present four public performances of the 77th annual Purdue Christmas Show “A Time to Imagine” on Dec. 4-5, 2010. “This show is our pinnacle, most powerful production of the year,” said Bill Griffel, Purdue Musical Organizations director. “We’re telling an original story with character dialogue between the […]

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IRS says almost 70% of taxpayers e-filed in 2010

WASHINGTON, DC — Nearly 99 million individuals filed their federal income tax returns electronically during 2010, a 3 percent increase in the IRS e-file rate. Of the 141.5 million returns filed so far this year, almost 70 percent were filed electronically. The new normal Each year, more taxpayers chose to e-file their tax returns. For […]

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Fewer turkeys means higher Thanksgiving prices

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Consumers should count their blessings as they spend a little more for the annual Thanksgiving feast this year because they’re likely to face even higher food prices in 2011, a Purdue University agricultural economist says. September’s Consumer Price Index indicates that retail food prices are up 1.4 percent from September 2009, […]

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