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Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite Justin Moore
 

Friends of Bob Presents Habib Koite

Friends of Bob live music co-op presents Habib Koité on Saturday, February 22 at Lafayette’s Duncan Hall. Koité is a solo singer, songwriter and guitarist, based in Mali. His band, Bamada, is a supergroup of West African musicians, including Kélétigui Diabaté playing balafon. Koité is known primarily for his unique approach to playing the guitar […]

Justin Moore’s Off The Beaten Path Tour

Justin Moore will truly take his fans on a unique journey with a headlining tour in support of his September 17 album release ‘Off The Beaten Path.’ “I can’t express, in words, how excited I am about this tour. The success of the Outlaws Like Me Tour gave us the opportunity to step it up […]

Black History Month keynote speech cancelled

21 February 2011

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.

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Mother of Fire, Sun of Water by Frank Big Bear

Drawings by Frank Big Bear coming to Purdue Galleries

21 February 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Galleries will present Drawings by Frank Big Bear, a Native American artist whose work reveals a unique look at the life of a contemporary urban Indian, from March 7 through April 23, Big Bear is a largely self-taught Native American artist who utilizes a style in which imagery suggests the collapsing […]

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ATO House at Purdue University

Purdue places fraternity, cooperative on probation

14 February 2011

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 […]

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Inaugural West Lafayette City Summit to take place February 7

04 February 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The City of West Lafayette invites the public to its inaugural city summit, Monday, February 7, at 6:30 p.m., West Lafayette City Hall, 609 West Navajo St. The agenda includes the state of the city address by Mayor John Dennis and presentation of the city’s first annual volunteer recognition awards to […]

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Mithun Jacob uses a prototype robotic scrub nurse with graduate student Yu-Ting Li

Future surgeons may use robotic nurse, ‘gesture recognition’

03 February 2011

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Surgeons of the future might use a system that recognizes hand gestures as commands to control a robotic scrub nurse or tell a computer to display medical images of the patient during an operation. Both the hand-gesture recognition and robotic nurse innovations might help to reduce the length of surgeries and […]

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

03 February 2011

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 […]

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