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Purdue EPICS students designing disaster-resistant homes for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A group of Purdue University engineering students is working with Habitat for Humanity International to develop disaster-resistant homes for Haiti. The students are in Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS), a service-learning program at Purdue in which teams of students work with local partners for community improvement. About five years ago, […] Read the full story

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Applications available for Purdue Alpha Chi Omega art scholarship

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Applications are available for the Purdue University Alpha Chi Omega chapter scholarship, which is awarded each year to a student whose college career has been touched by the arts. The annual scholarship, which was endowed in 2002, is awarded to a Purdue student who has demonstrated excellence in visual or performing […] Read the full story

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Newsweek editor to give lecture at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The first lecture of the 2010 Sears Lecture Series at Purdue University will feature Jon Meacham as he discusses “Economic Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Then and Now.” The lecture will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. The theme for the 2010 series is Presidential […] Read the full story

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Purdue reports 1 case of H1N1 since Dec 23

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue Student Health Center has seen only one student with H1N1 since Dec. 23. Since Aug. 30, 1,415 students – less than 4 percent of the total student body on the West Lafayette campus – had reported being ill with flulike symptoms. To prevent spreading the illness, James Westman, director […] Read the full story

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Purdue student groups continue raising money for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student organizations have arranged a host of programs this week and next as part of an ongoing campus effort to raise money for Haiti. Delta Sigma Pi, a business professional fraternity, is having a fashion show from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 25) at Fowler Hall. Proceeds from the event […] Read the full story

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Registration open for summer program on computer careers for girls

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is accepting applications from high school teachers, guidance counselors and students for a summer program that focuses on ways to attract girls to computer-related careers. Surprising Possibilities Imagined and Realized Through Information Technology, aka “SPIRIT”, will be held in July on the Purdue main campus in West Lafayette, Indiana. […] Read the full story

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