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29th Annual Purdue Rube Goldberg contest winning team

Joint engineering team wins Purdue Rube Goldberg contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A team from the Purdue Society of Professional Engineers and Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers on Saturday (Feb. 26) won the 29th annual Purdue Regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest with a machine that traced the history of the world. The Rube Goldberg competition, sponsored by Phi Chapter of Theta Tau fraternity, […] Read the full story

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Doubt Take iPhone App

DoubleTake iPhone app lets students submit video assignments

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A mobile application that allows Purdue University students to submit videos to fulfill classroom assignments is now available from the Apple iTunes App Store and as a website. DoubleTake is available to Purdue students and staff and will eventually be made available to other institutions. “Our goal is to make videos […] Read the full story

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How to identify a red-tailed hawk

Purdue sets traps for aggressive hawks, cautions public

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- While attempts are under way to capture and relocate a pair of red-tailed hawks on the southwest side of campus that have been aggressive toward people, Purdue University officials on Wednesday (Feb. 23) cautioned the public to take precautions. “Be alert and carry an umbrella, which when opened will provide a […] Read the full story

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Bartlett presents business plan

LyoGo, Battle Ground Technologies win $100k Business Plan Competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A low-cost medication injection device company and a mobile forensics technology developer were the big winners Tuesday (Feb. 22) at Purdue University’s $100,000 Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition. LyoGo, formed by Rush Bartlett, Art Chlebowski and Peter Greco, took the $30,000 top prize in the Gold Division for graduate and […] Read the full story

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Rush Bartlett gives his elevator pitch during the 2010 elevator pitch competition.

Elevator pitch competition offers chance to win $1k in 2 mins

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Successfully pitch your unique business idea to a panel of judges, and you could earn a quick $1,000 in just two minutes. Registration is now open for the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program’s fifth annual Purdue Elevator Pitch Competition, slated for 2-5 p.m. April 8 at Discovery Park’s Burton D. […] Read the full story

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Purdue Society of Professional Engineers Rube Goldberg Team

2011 Rube Goldberg machines will water a plant

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Watering a plant is a fairly simple task – until it’s done by a Rube Goldberg machine and requires at least 20 steps. This year’s challenge for the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest is to water a plant. The contest, sponsored by Purdue University’s Phi Chapter of Theta Tau engineering fraternity, rewards […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2019