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Purdue University Residences turns greener, reduces waste

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Residences is turning greener with its latest efforts to reduce water and energy consumption. Residents of McCutcheon, Harrison, Earhart and Shreve halls are having a competition to cut down energy and water use, and the winner will be announced on Earth Day (April 22). “Residents are unplugging appliances not […] Read the full story

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Golden Taps ceremony to honor 10 Purdue students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ten Purdue students who died during the past academic year will be remembered on Tuesday (April 21) during Golden Taps, one of the university’s most solemn traditions. Families and friends of the students, along with the general public, are invited to gather at 9 p.m. in the Purdue Memorial Union Great […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s Grand Alternative to offer substance-free events

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Dozens of substance-free activities will be offered through April 26 for Purdue students as part of the annual Grand Prix celebration. Many campus organizations, offices and departments will be taking part in this year’s Grand Alternative, which will feature a wide range of events, including games, concerts, movies, sports events, fundraisers, […] Read the full story

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Even in tough times, college seniors finding jobs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Even in an economic downturn, college seniors with the right preparation and perseverance can find jobs, a Purdue careers executive and some students say. Timothy Luzader, director of Purdue University’s Center for Career Opportunities, says employers will continue to look at students from schools where they have built good relationships. “Purdue […] Read the full story

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Purdue space forum explores future of NASA, private spaceflight companies

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue alumni will share their insights into the future of space exploration during the 2009 Purdue Spring Space Forum at 7 p.m. April 24 in the atrium of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. Dan Dumbacher, director of the Engineering Directorate at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will […] Read the full story

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Storms wash out first day of inaugural Punt, Pass and Kick Contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Rain caused the cancellation of the first day of the inaugural Punt, Pass and Kick Contest at Purdue yesterday (Tuesday, April 14). Weather permitting, the contest, which is open to all Purdue students, will take place today and tomorrow (Wednesday and Thursday) from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Club Soccer […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2012