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Purdue reports first case of suspected H1N1, lists precaution measures

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center on Sunday (Aug. 30) reported its first case of suspected H1N1 type A influenza (swine flu). The student has been isolated and is undergoing treatment. James Westman, director of the Purdue Student Health Center, said the patient also has been advised about steps to take to […] Read the full story

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Campus community urged to register for emergency notification text messages

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University officials are urging students, faculty and staff to sign up to receive emergency notification text messages for situations that pose a threat to campus community safety. Those who have already signed up and have changed cell phone numbers should update their information, said Carol Shelby, senior director of environmental […] Read the full story

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9th annual Meet and Greet welcomes students living off campus back to Purdue, West Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For the ninth consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue University and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey neighborhood Tuesday (Aug. 25) evening to greet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue. “We want students to feel genuinely welcome,” said Thomas Robinson, vice […] Read the full story

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Compliment Guys return to Purdue, praising passersby

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue juniors Brett Westcott and Cameron Brown, the self-described “mailmen of compliments,” will return to their customary weekly post on Purdue University West Lafayette’s Centennial Mall from 12:30p-2:30p Wednesday (Aug. 26) to lavish passersby with compliments. The Purdue “Compliment Guys” have appeared on “Good Morning America,” “Fox & Friends” and “Today,” […] Read the full story

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Black Cultural Center announces Cultural Arts Series lineup

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Black Cultural Center announced its Cultural Arts Series programs for the Fall 2009 semester. The series theme, Hip-Hop: A Social and Political Message of Black Identity, includes the Sept. 10 Rap Session – Community Dialogue on Race and Hip Hop,” followed on Sept. 29 by a lecture and […] Read the full story

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Study of 16 developing countries shows climate change could deepen poverty

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Urban workers could suffer most from climate change as the cost of food drives them into poverty, according to a new study that quantifies the effects of climate on the world’s poor populations. A team led by Purdue University researchers examined the potential economic influence of adverse climate events, such as […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2020