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Parking lot, practice field work under way for Mackey project

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Work began this week (April 6) on a new phase of the $99.5 million Mackey Arena Complex project at Purdue University. The work, which includes moving the F parking lot north of its current location, requires the removal of some trees. The work also involves construction of two new football practice […] Read the full story

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New Purdue scholarship designed to aid middle-income Hoosiers

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A new Purdue University scholarship would aid those students who benefit least from most scholarship programs – the sons and daughters of middle-class Indiana families. Purdue President France A. Córdova announced Friday (April 10) that the new Purdue Marquis Scholarship Program would be targeted to Hoosier students with family incomes of […] Read the full story

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Hershman, Alting secure Purdue University funds for capital projects

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Purdue University’s need to update and renovate their campus medical facility and student recreation center may be fulfilled as newly-released state budget figures include funding for those projects. State Sens. Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) and Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) worked to include Purdue’s funding in the... Read the full story

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Racing technology on display April 23 at Motorsports on the Mall

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Racing fans can get an up-close look at a variety of racecars during the 2nd annual Motorsports on the Mall event April 23. Sponsored by the Purdue Motorsports Association, the event will be from 10a-4p on the Engineering Mall. It is one of many activities planned for the week leading up to the Grand Prix kart race on April 25. Read the full story

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Purdue, Rutgers will lead $30 million U.S. homeland security research center

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Purdue and Rutgers universities will co-lead an international research and education group in a six-year, $30 million U.S. Department of Homeland Security center to create methods and tools to analyze and manage vast amounts of information for all mission areas of homeland security. The agency's new Center of Excellence in Command, Control and Interoperability will comprise the Purdue and Rutgers teams. Both will contribute to developing new methods to aid homeland security personnel in preparing for, preventing, detection of, response to and recovery from terrorist attacks as well as natural and manmade disasters. Read the full story

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Purdue announces salary freezes, cost-saving measures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials on Wednesday (April 1) announced there will be no salary increases as part of the next fiscal year budget that begins in July. Earlier this year, the university administration ordered a 2 percent cut from the general budget fund and other cost-saving measures for the coming year. “Indiana […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2012