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Chinese New Year celebration at the Purdue Memorial Union

Purdue celebrates the Chinese New Year at the Memorial Union

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Confucius Institute at Purdue University will celebrate the Chinese New Year on Wednesday (Feb. 2). A New Year’s reception will be 2-4 p.m. at Purdue Memorial Union, Room 118. The reception will feature food, music, calligraphy, traditional dance and sword demonstrations. The event is free and open to the public. […] Read the full story

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Memories Roadshow seeks personal stories to learn more about community

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The community is invited to share their personal stories, memorabilia, historical documents and other materials with Purdue University students, professors and a professional archivist at Memories Roadshow on Saturday (Feb. 5). The event, which is supported by WBAA and the College of Liberal Arts, is 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the […] Read the full story

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Benefit Bank of Indiana offers free tax-filing help

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue University Extension Service is offering a new and free online service to help low- and moderate-income Indiana residents file their income tax returns. The Benefit Bank helps Hoosiers complete and electronically file their federal and state income tax returns, which is necessary to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit […] Read the full story

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Indiana putting old tires to new use in transportation projects

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Civil engineers at Purdue University helped the Indiana Department of Transportation save more than $1 million over the past two years by using shredded tires as a new low-cost material in construction projects. “It’s a green project that saves materials and eliminates the landfilling of millions of tires,” said INDOT Commissioner […] Read the full story

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Healthy Holiday Eating Seminar

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In conjunction with Club NewTone, students from the dietetic program in the Department of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University will present a nutrition seminar entitled “Eat, Drink and Be Merry – Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season” on December 7, 2010 at 6:30pm at Club NewTone, located at 725 Sagamore Parkway […] Read the full story

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Obedience training can keep your puppy off Santa’s “naughty list”

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It might be cute to watch a puppy chew up a holiday stocking on Christmas morning, but pet owners might want to consider the gift of behavior training to ensure a happy life with their pet, says a Purdue University veterinarian. “Millions of pets are given up to shelters because of […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 March 2012