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Purdue promotes energy-efficient computing in ‘Power Down’ pledge challenge

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) and Purdue Sustainability Council officials are encouraging the campus community to make “powering down” personal computers as common a practice as turning off a car and shutting refrigerator doors. Purdue faculty, staff and students are asked to visit and pledge to set their computers to […] Read the full story

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National information security experts to speak at Purdue symposium

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Some of the top names in information security will highlight a March 24-25 symposium at Purdue University. Purdue’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security, also known as CERIAS, will host its 10th annual information security symposium in the university’s Lawson Computer Science Building. The event is scheduled […] Read the full story

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National Panhellenic Conference chair to speak at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The chair of the National Panhellenic Conference will speak March 25 on women leadership and mentoring as the Purdue’s Women’s History Month keynote speaker. Julie Cain Burkhard, who also has served as national president of Alpha Chi Omega, will speak at 8 p.m. in Stewart Center, Room 206. Burkhard’s talk is […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s “Free Compliments” guys to appear on Oprah

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Looking for a confidence boost or some friendly banter while walking around the Purdue University West Lafayette campus? It’s easy to find a few kind words from the “Free Compliments” guys who set up shop every Wednesday afternoon outside the Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry. Each week, Brett Westcott, a student in […] Read the full story

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Purdue to test sirens, offer training for severe weather preparedness

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As spring approaches, Purdue emergency preparedness officials are urging the campus community to review the university’s severe weather procedures and know their shelter-in-place locations. March 15-21 is Severe Weather Awareness Week, and tests of the all-hazards warning sirens, along with a pair of free tornado awareness training sessions, are scheduled on […] Read the full story

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Purdue fraternities, sorority placed on probation following hazing violations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials on Wednesday (March 11) announced that two fraternities and a sorority have been placed on probation for violating the university’s hazing policies. Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, 629 University St., and Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, 325 Waldron St., were placed on probation after new fraternity members were required to drink […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 February 2020