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Purdue sponsors weeklong initiative on anti-hazing education

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is conducting a week-long campaign to educate and alert the campus community against hazing. The university’s second annual Hazing Prevention Week began yesterday (Sept. 27) and runs through Oct. 3. The week includes a town hall forum and an anti-hazing pledge drive. Educational initiatives will culminate with the Interfraternity […] Read the full story

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Registration opens for Purdue’s $100,000 Burton Morgan business plan competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Registration is under way for the 24th annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition, in which Purdue University undergraduate and graduate students will battle for $100,000 in prizes next February. Entrants have until noon Oct. 29 to register for the event, which is scheduled for Feb. 22 at Discovery Park’s Burton […] Read the full story

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PUPD urges students to register bicycles, laptops

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue police are encouraging the university community to register for an online program aimed at helping get lost or stolen laptop computers and bicycles back to their owners. “If a person registers, we have all of the information on file in case their computer or bicycle is stolen,” said Purdue police […] Read the full story

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Purdue police step up patrols in high-volume traffic areas

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police will have extra officers patrolling the streets from Sept. 20-26 in order to curb aggressive driving and speeding. The extra police presence is an extension of the education and enforcement campaign that has been under way for pedestrian safety on and around campus. Since Aug. 23, Purdue and […] Read the full story

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Boilermaker women’s soccer falls to USC, 1-0

FULLERTON, Cali. — The Purdue women’s soccer team fell to Southern California 1-0 on Sunday at Titan Stadium in Fullerton, Calif., in its final game of the Under Armour Invitational. “I thought we had a good performance for most of the game,” head coach Robert Klatte said. “It was a really competitive game. Unfortunately, we […] Read the full story

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Purdue professor appointed as a science adviser to U.N. Development Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The United Nations Development Program has chosen a Purdue University professor to lead an effort to reduce the risks and damage from earthquakes in Haiti. Eric Calais, a professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, is taking a leave of absence to serve a one-year term as science adviser for the United […] Read the full story

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 October 2020