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Indiana Jones whips up interest in archaeology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor hopes the latest Indiana Jones film encourages more people to dig archaeology. “The movies are really fun and exciting to watch, and they make archaeology look interesting,” says Kevin Vaughn, an assistant professor of anthropology. “But they make archaeology interesting in the wrong ways. Finding lost cities […] Read the full story

Posted in Arts + Entertainment, Purdue News

Liberal Arts to offer Latin American and Latino studies minor

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts will begin offering a new program and an undergraduate minor in Latin American and Latino studies. “Globalization and changing demographics have motivated faculty, students and the public in general to learn about the Latino communities in the United States, as well as the region of […] Read the full story

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Research initiative will benefit Hoosiers statewide

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A federal award to fund the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute validates Indiana’s position as a biomedical research leader, and citizens across Indiana and beyond will benefit, say Hoosier life sciences leaders. The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year grant of $25 million to the IU School of Medicine […] Read the full story

Posted in Business News, Purdue News

Purdue team to fly in women’s cross-country Air Race Classic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two students in Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology will compete June 24-27 in the 32nd annual all-female Air Race Classic. Marie Janus, a senior from Valparaiso, Ind., is the captain of the Purdue Air Race Team, and Juliana Lindner, a sophomore from Hanover Park, Ill., is the co-pilot. Purdue’s team […] Read the full story

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Purdue team to fly in women’s cross-country Air Race Classic

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two students in Purdue University’s Department of Aviation Technology will compete June 24-27 in the 32nd annual all-female Air Race Classic. Marie Janus, a senior from Valparaiso, Ind., is the captain of the Purdue Air Race Team, and Juliana Lindner, a sophomore from Hanover Park, Ill., is the co-pilot. Purdue’s team […] Read the full story

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Purdue police warn of break-in on Russell Street

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Police are investigating a break-in that occurred Wednesday morning at 130 Russell St., West Lafayette A male resident of the house told police he was awakened by the handle to his room door being jiggled, said interim Police Chief John Cox. The resident got up to see who was […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Purdue News

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

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