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Purdue reports first case of suspected H1N1, lists precaution measures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center on Sunday (Aug. 30) reported its first case of suspected H1N1 type A influenza (swine flu). The student has been isolated and is undergoing treatment. James Westman, director of the Purdue Student Health Center, said the patient also has been advised about steps to take to […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Purdue News

9th annual Meet and Greet welcomes students living off campus back to Purdue, West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For the ninth consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey neighborhood Tuesday (Aug. 25) evening to greet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue. “We want students to feel genuinely welcome,” said Thomas Robinson, vice […] Read the full story

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Military Family Research Institute awards grants to promote academic success among veterans

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Twenty-one higher education institutions in Indiana will receive grants to develop support programs and services for student service members and veterans. The grants were awarded through Operation Diploma, an initiative of the Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University that was launched through a $5.8 million gift from the Lilly Endowment […] Read the full story

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Gaming Study Committee to meet Monday to tackle riverboat, casino, racino issues

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Lawmakers on the Senate Committee on Gaming will meet on Monday to discuss a variety of topics ranging from racino tax breaks to non-smoking accommodations at Indiana’s riverboat casinos and racinos, State Sen. Luke Kenley (R-Noblesville) said. Kenley, committee co-chair, said lawmakers on Monday will being discussing horse racing issues at 10 […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

New Moms Tea schedule for fall released

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Kathryn Weil Center for Education and the Spirit of Women continue to offer new and expecting moms in the area an opportunity to learn in a relaxed environment. The New Moms Tea meets weekly at 1:30 p.m. on Thursdays at the Kathryn Weil Center for Education, located inside the Medical Arts […] Read the full story

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Forum to address violence against women

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Center for the Study of Violence will host a forum on Aug. 26 on the issue of international violence against women. Speakers will discuss violence against women and how ending the violence promotes economic opportunity, democratic governance and security. They also will discuss initiatives such as the International Violence […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2019