Archive | April, 2011

Purdue’s 2nd Electric Vehicle Grand Prix to run April 30

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s second Electric Vehicle Grand Prix will feature an expanded field of karts and new battery technology. The evGrandPrix will begin at 1:00p on April 30th on the Purdue University Grand Prix track northwest of campus in West Lafayette. The event is a prelude to the inaugural Purdue Collegiate evGrandPrix, […]

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Purdue Libraries extends hours as students prep for finals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at four facilities to help students prepare for final exams. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library and Siegesmund Engineering Library will be open around the clock during the last two weeks of the semester, from April 24-May 7. The Siegesmund Engineering Library opens at 11:00a […]

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Indiana Sheriff’s Assoc. Youth Leadership Camp dates, location announced

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sheriff Tracy Brown has announced that the 32nd Annual Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Youth Leadership Camp will be held in Warren County this year. The camp is scheduled for July 6th – 8th, 2011 at Pine Creek Camp near Pine Village. The Sheriff’s Youth Leadership Camp is a program provided by the Indiana […]

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Ivy Tech provides “Workplace Spanish for Supervisors” to Indiana Packers employees

DELPHI, Ind. — Seven employees of Indiana Packers Corporation successfully completed Workplace Spanish® for Supervisors training through Ivy Tech Community College’s Office of Workforce and Economic Development (WED). “In 16 hours, they learn key words and phrases to communicate successfully with their coworkers and employees, not to master the language,” said Elizabeth Martin, course instructor. […]

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Proposal banning Spice, Salvia in Indiana could soon be law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A statewide ban on products like “Spice” and the herb salvia divinorum is closer to becoming law after today’s 93-0 vote in the Indiana House of Representatives in support of a proposal authored by State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette). Senate Bill 57 adds various chemical compounds used in synthetic cannabinoids like ‘Spice’ […]

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Book explores ramifications of “Life Without Oil”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In Steve Hallett’s new book “Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future,” the Purdue University plant scientist tackles the world’s energy problems from a different perspective – that of an ecologist. Hallett, an associate professor in Purdue’s Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, argues that energy […]

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