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Black History Month keynote speech cancelled

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Black History Month keynote speech, scheduled for 7 p.m. today (Feb. 21) at Purdue University’s Fowler Hall has been canceled. The flight of keynote speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor of Atlantic magazine, was cancelled this morning due to a snowstorm in New York. Read the full story

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ATO House at Purdue University

Purdue places fraternity, cooperative on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials on Monday (Feb. 14) announced that a fraternity and a cooperative housing unit have been placed on probation. The Gamma Omicron Chapter of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity will be on probation through fall semester 2011 for hazing and alcohol violations. Shoemaker Cooperative will be on probation through […] Read the full story

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Military Family Research Institute awards $9,400 to student veteran orgs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University awarded more than $9,400 to six Indiana student veterans’ organizations, including one that replicated a football rivalry event that raised more than $2,700 for a veterans’ charity. The grants ranged from $685 to $2,000 and were awarded through MFRI’s Operation Diploma. Funded by […] Read the full story

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Purdue Alert test scheduled for Thursday canceled

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The test of the Purdue emergency notification system that was scheduled for Thursday (Feb. 3) has been canceled, said Ron Wright, director of Emergency Preparedness. Purdue was to test the system at 10 a.m. Thursday, but Wright said the test was not needed because the system was activated to alert the […] Read the full story

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Severe Weather Warning

Purdue braces for winter storm, asks students to move cars

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –– Purdue officials Monday (Jan. 31) cautioned students, faculty and staff to prepare for severe winter weather, sign up for text alerts and monitor the Purdue Home Page as well as their university e-mail accounts for announcements. “The weather forecast is unclear for this area,” said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […] Read the full story

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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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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 February 2011