Archive | May, 2011

Youth with disabilities can swim, play at Purdue summer program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Youth with disabilities can participate in a five-session Pete’s Pals program that offers community-based aquatic and motor therapy sessions. The program, which is open to children and youths ages 3-18, is 6-8 p.m. each Wednesday from June 29 to July 27 at Faith Community Center, 5526 State Road 26, Lafayette. The […]

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May Science on Tap to feature talk on ethical dilemmas of pharmaceutical research

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A leading international researcher at Purdue University who has studied how psychedelic drugs act in the brain is the featured speaker at the next Science on Tap event Thursday (May 19) in downtown Lafayette. David E. Nichols, the Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Distinguished Chair in Pharmacology, will speak at 6 […]

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Ivy Tech Lafayette instructors receive awards for excellence

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Two Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette faculty members received the McAllister Excellence In Teaching award for their excellence in the classroom. Instructors are nominated by students and chosen by a peer committee. The award symbolizes demonstrated competency, hard work and determination. Bruce Delaplane received the McAllister Excellence In Teaching Award for Full-Time Faculty. […]

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Cold, wet weather prohibits early soil-applied herbicides

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While recent rainy conditions have prevented farmers from using soil-applied herbicides, one Purdue Extension specialist reminds corn growers that many products can be applied postemergence. “Almost all chloroacetamide/atrazine premix products can be applied to emerged corn,” said weed scientist Bill Johnson.   But he also said growers need to take precautions […]

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Purdue suspends Alpha Gamma Rho, places Sigma Pi on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials on Monday (May 9) announced that one campus fraternity has been placed on suspension and another on probation for violating university regulations and Interfraternity Council policies. The Delta chapter of Alpha Gamma Rho was suspended after a university and Interfraternity Council investigation determined that fraternity members participated in […]

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Purdue, partners to address high-risk drinking on college campuses

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Purdue is joining 13 colleges and universities from across the country to address high-risk drinking on American campuses. This unprecedented group initiative – the Learning Collaborative on High-Risk Drinking – will use comprehensive evaluation and measurement techniques to identify and implement the most effective ways to confront this persistent problem. “Using proven […]

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