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Purdue Men’s Swimming wins Indiana Intercollegiates title

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue men’s swimming and diving team won the season-opening Indiana Intercollegiates after scoring 928 points Saturday afternoon inside the Boilermaker Aquatic Center. “I always like this meet because it’s the first time you get to see your young guys swim and see how they handle everything,” head coach Dan Ross […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s Division of Financial Aid offers students free money management help

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As part of Indiana Money Smart Week, Purdue’s Division of Financial Aid will offer students financial literacy information at various campus locations on Thursday (Oct. 15). Financial literacy information will be available at Earhart Dining Hall, Ford Dining Hall and Stewart Center in front of the Humanities, Social Science and Education […] Read the full story

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Purdue jumps up 12 places in world rankings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings released its list of the top universities on Wednesday (Oct. 7), and Purdue University is ranked 87th. This is a 12-place increase for Purdue, which was ranked 99th in 2008. Purdue tied this year with the University of St. Andrews in the United […] Read the full story

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Purdue student organizations face deactivation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Student Activities and Organization Office announced the list of organizations and clubs whose records have become outdated. Within two weeks of an election, student organizations and clubs are required to report their officer changes to the SAO office. Organizations failing to update their election report will be deactivated. Election […] Read the full story

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Purdue seeks campus community feedback on smoke-free campus proposal

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is looking for feedback from faculty, staff and students regarding a proposal for a smoke-free campus. “Purdue is considering whether the West Lafayette campus will join the more than 300 universities nationwide that are smoke free,” said Alphonso V. Diaz, executive vice president for business and finance treasurer. “We […] Read the full story

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New Purdue scholarship to help urban students from Indiana, Illinois

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will reward student leaders from urban areas in Indiana and Illinois with a new scholarship announced by the university on Friday (Oct. 2, 2009). The Emerging Urban Leaders Scholarship program is made possible by a $6 million anonymous gift Purdue received in April 2009. The new scholarship, which is […] Read the full story

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