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Purdue Trustees approve new parental leave policy

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — The Purdue University board of trustees, meeting at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, on Friday (Sept. 26) approved a proposal to add a parental leave benefit for employees. The new parental leave policy allows both male and female faculty, staff and graduate staff to take paid time off for a birth […] Read the full story

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Purdue researchers to assess impact of damage from Midwest floods

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Researchers from Purdue University’s Division of Construction Engineering Management and the Purdue Homeland Security Institute are working with local, state and federal agencies to assess the economic, social and psychological impact of this summer’s extensive flooding throughout the Midwest. Through the National Science Foundation project, the researchers will canvass three communities […] Read the full story

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Sheets’ 46-yard TD run secures 32-25 win over Central Michigan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Kory Sheets broke loose for a 46-yard touchdown run with a minute left in the game to lift Purdue to a 32-25 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday. Central Michigan (2-2) appeared set to pull off an upset after taking a 25-24 lead with 1:18 to go on a 6-yard […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s fall celebration features students, research and entertainment

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University’s fall celebration week will feature gifts for its campaign to provide student scholarships, the completion of fundraising for one building and the dedication of four others. The week, which begins Thursday (Sept. 25), will be capped off with public performances by the actor James Earl Jones and actor/comedian Robin […] Read the full story

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Boilermakers face the Central Michigan Chippewas

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — How will the Boilermakers respond after nearly knocking off No. 16 Oregon last weekend? … Two familiar non-conference foes reunite as Purdue and Central Michigan meet up for a third game in a little over a year’s time and for the fifth time since 1999 … After combining for 2,070 total […] Read the full story

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Sleeping computers and peripherals waste energy, Purdue CIO says

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Even when your computer appears to be off, it may still be wasting energy. If a computer really is turned off, and other devices – such as printers or disk drives – are left on in standby mode, the system is still eating electricity. Users can save energy, and money, by […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 September 2020