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Season of Sharing under way at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue students, faculty and staff are joining four local agencies in hopes of making a brighter Christmas for children in Greater Lafayette. The Boiler Volunteer Network’s (BVN) Season of Sharing campaign provided gifts to nearly 300 children last year, and the need is greater this holiday season, says Harry Brown, assistant […] 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 facilities to help students prepare for final exams. Starting at 11 a.m. Sunday (Dec. 5), the Siegesmund Engineering Library will be open around the clock until 5 p.m. Dec. 18. The John W. Hicks Undergraduate Library also will be open 24 hours a […] Read the full story

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Purdue withdraws recognition of Phi Kappa Theta, places Delta Chi on probation

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials on Monday (Nov. 29) announced that the university has decided to withdraw its recognition of the Phi Kappa Theta Fraternity for alcohol and hazing violations that occurred while the organization was on probation for previous infractions. Another fraternity, Delta Chi, was placed on probation for violating university and Interfraternity […] Read the full story

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International Education Week celebrates culture, impact of international and exchange students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– International and exchange students will spend a week providing activities for Purdue University and the community to learn more about foreign cultures, countries and interactions between U.S. citizens and international visitors. International Education Week, scheduled for Nov. 15-19, is a joint initiative of the U.S. departments of State and Education to […] Read the full story

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Purdue looks for ways to move 2 aggressive hawks

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue is consulting with state officials to determine the best way to remove two red-tailed hawks that reportedly scratched two graduate students in the past month in a grassy area just west of the Birck Nanotechnology Center. The most recent injury occurred Friday (Nov. 5). The injuries in both cases were […] Read the full story

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Purdue earns 10-year accreditation from Higher Learning Commission

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University has received formal notification of its continued accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This designation comes after 30 months of thorough internal review, the input of more than 300 faculty and staff, and a glowing report by the HLC evaluation […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 April 2020