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Purdue monitors swine flu, issues precautionary reminders

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — In response to a serious new flu strain that began in Mexico, Purdue University on Monday (April 27) urged faculty, staff and students to take precautions against the spread of the communicable disease and avoid travel to infected areas. The university’s pandemic preparedness committee, created during the avian flu alert in […] Read the full story

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Purdue graduates to take part in commencement ceremonies

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will award degrees at five campuses and seven College of Technology locations throughout Indiana during commencement ceremonies in May. Commencement at the West Lafayette campus is scheduled for May 15-17 at Elliott Hall of Music. An estimated 5,792 degrees will be presented in four ceremonies that weekend, including 4,423 […] Read the full story

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Student filmmakers win top prizes at Purdue’s Digital Cinema Contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Five students received the top prizes in Purdue’s seventh annual Digital Cinema Contest Premiere Night and Awards Ceremony on Thursday (April 23) at the Lafayette Theater. Awards were given for best documentary, alternative, animated and narrative film, along with a viewer’s choice. Best actor, actress, cinematography, sound design, special features and […] Read the full story

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Hard work and ‘drive’ leads Iles to Grand Prix win

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Perseverance paid off for senior Travis Iles as he raced to the winner’s circle in Saturday’s (April 25) 52nd running of the Purdue University Grand Prix. Iles, an industrial management major from Mt. Vernon, Ill., moved into third by the 14th lap, worked his way into the lead by lap 40 […] Read the full story

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Conservative student group says Purdue denied free speech, defended ‘radical’ group

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– A Purdue student group is claiming the Dean of Students Office is showing politically motivated, preferential treatment of some student organizations and their right to protest on campus. The student members of the Conservative Coalition for American Values (CCAV) feel they were denied the right to protest a memorial display constructed […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s 52nd Grand Prix to take place on new track

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s 52nd annual Grand Prix kart race will take place Saturday (April 25) on a brand new track, located at the corner of McCormick Road and Cherry Lane. The previous track, which was used for more than four decades, was eliminated to make way for the renovation and expansion of […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2020