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Olympic training for spectators includes lessons in Chinese etiquette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — First-time visitors to China can score points with the host country if they study the local culture and etiquette before they arrive, says a Purdue University expert who helped prepare college students who are interning at the Olympics. “People in China are very friendly and welcoming,” says Wei Hong, a professor […] Read the full story

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Purdue sends equipment, students to help Humane Society shelter

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A pilot program this summer is giving Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine students surgical experience while helping the Almost Home Humane Society prepare shelter animals for adoption. The school has set up a spaying/neutering surgery site at the humane society’s shelter in Lafayette with equipment that isn’t needed on campus […] Read the full story

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Indiana Arts Commission to implement new regional block grant funding plan

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced today the implementation of a new regional funding formula designed to more equitably distribute public arts funding throughout the state. “This new funding formula was developed with the input of all 12 of our Regional Arts Partners, and represents their joint recommendations,” explained Lewis C. Ricci, […] Read the full story

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Motion for Moms starts Aug 5 at Kathryn Weil Center

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The August sessions for “Motion for Moms” will start at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008. Motion for Moms is a light exercise and fitness program for expecting moms, as well as for moms who have recently delivered and is sponsored by St. Elizabeth Regional Health’s Physical Therapy Department. Motion for […] Read the full story

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Lafayette residents earn honors for academic excellence

VALPARAISO, Ind. and BLACKSBURG, Virg. — Two Lafayette residents were recently honored by their universities for excellence during the 2007-2008 academic year. Kellie Koerner of Lafayette was recognized by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Valparaiso University for her achievement during the 2007-2008 academic year. Koerner was inducted into Valparaiso’s chapter of Pi […] Read the full story

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CityBus rides free and easy with Purdue ID

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Owning a Purdue ID card means a free ride on CityBus — good news for many Purdue students, faculty and staff members who want to save the costs of driving to and parking at the West Lafayette campus. CityBus and Purdue have a contracted partnership in which Purdue students, faculty and […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2019