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Purdue to vaccinate 8,900 for H1N1

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — All members of the Purdue University campus under age 25 as well as those who fall into other high-priority categories can make appointments online to receive the H1N1 vaccine beginning Friday (Dec. 4). Those eligible include students, faculty, staff, retirees and their spouses/same-sex domestic partners who meet the criteria. “The Tippecanoe […] Read the full story

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Women’s Tennis: Boilermakers sign first member of 2010 class

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue women’s tennis team has added a five-star recruit in the early signing period, head coach Laura Glitz announced Monday. Mara Schmidt signed with the Boilermakers to become the first member of the team’s 2010 class. The Lakewood Ranch, Fla., native is ranked 72nd in this year’s class by […] Read the full story

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Purdue Libraries extend hours as students prep for finals

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University Libraries will extend hours at four of their West Lafayette facilities to help students prepare for final exams. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate and Siegesmund Engineering libraries will be open around the clock during the last two weeks of the semester, from Dec. 6-19. The Hicks Undergraduate Library opens […] Read the full story

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Women’s Basketball: Boilermakers lose to Pepperdine, 64-59

MALIBU, Calif. — The Purdue women’s basketball team lost to Pepperdine University on Sunday afternoon, 64-59. The Boilermakers are now 3-3 on the season. Purdue got off to their second straight slow start on the road, starting the game with four turnovers and missing their first three shots over the opening four minutes of play […] Read the full story

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Purdue’s first-year programs take retention rates to an all-time high

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When 18-year-old Naina Singh first arrived at Purdue, she was homesick like most freshmen and making the tough transition to college. But thanks to Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush orientation program, she not only hung on, but two years later went on to chair the very same event. Singh is one of […] Read the full story

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Boilermaker Volleyball loses five-set match to Iowa, 16-14 in fifth

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Boilermaker volleyball team battled back from a two-set deficit and fought off two Hawkeye match point attempts to tie the score in the fifth set, before falling to Iowa 3-2 Friday night. The Hawkeyes won the match 25-20, 25-21, 18-25, 16-25, 16-14. Senior Carrie Gurnell put up a match-high 19 […] Read the full story

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 August 2019