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P. Christopher Earley

Connecticut dean to lead Krannert School of Management

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– P. Christopher Earley, dean of the University of Connecticut School of Business, will be the new dean of Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. Earley has held his current position since January 2008. Prior to that, he was dean of the National University of Singapore Business School, chair of organizational behavior […] Read the full story

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AlcoholEdu launches July 15th

Purdue rolls out ‘AlcoholEdu’ course for students on July 15

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University on Friday (July 15) will launch AlcoholEdu, an online course about the impact and responsibilities associated with drinking. “This program will enhance our existing efforts to encourage healthy choices and impact the alcohol culture and behavior,” said Melissa Exum, vice president for student affairs. “Our goal is to provide […] Read the full story

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Indiana Black Expo

Purdue focuses on youth at 2011 Indiana Black Expo

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Encouraging youth to focus on their academic and community service goals while developing life skills are the themes that Purdue University is supporting at the 41st annual Summer Celebration of the Indiana Black Expo in Indianapolis. The Expo started July 7 and concludes on Sunday (July 17). Purdue is sponsoring the […] Read the full story

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Purdue ROV Team

Purdue ROV team excels at international competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University student team earned second place in an international competition to design and build a remotely operated underwater vehicle and perform a simulated mission to cap a leaking offshore oil well. “We’ve had a phenomenal year,” said Seth Baklor, team captain and a junior in industrial engineering. “Our second-place […] Read the full story

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Sean Matti

Boilers gather to remember Sean Matti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue football team, numerous student-athletes from other varsity sports, athletics department administrators and school officials joined family and friends Wednesday at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center on campus in remembrance of running back Sean Matti. Head coach Danny Hope, team chaplain Marty Ditmar and teammates Kurt Lichtenberg and Joe Holland were among those who spoke at […] Read the full story

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drunk guy on the street, girlfriend on cell phone calling for assistance

Drunk students rejoice: Purdue implements interim medical amnesty policy

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue has announced an interim policy that assures students they will not face university discipline if they seek medical assistance when they or someone they help is intoxicated. This good Samaritan policy, called Purdue CARES, is the product of yearlong research and advocacy by the former president of Purdue Student Government, […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2020