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Purdue Memorial Union ushers in season with tree, festivities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The holiday season at Purdue University will start Monday (Dec. 7) with the arrival of a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree at the Memorial Union’s Great Hall. The Colorado blue spruce tree, which is scheduled to arrive at the Union at noon, is a donation from Jean Haywood and John Ward of Lafayette. […] Read the full story

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Purdue reviews allegations involving closed Honduran factories that produced material for two Nike contractors

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue officials announced Wednesday (Dec. 2) that they are reviewing allegations that two factories, which supplied products to Nike contractors, did not pay severance to workers after closing factories in Honduras, in violation of Honduran law. The university also will consider whether the contractors should take over responsibility for the severance […] Read the full story

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39 Boilermakers earn fall academic All-Big Ten honors

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Thirty-nine Purdue student-athletes spanning five sports were honored with Academic All-Big Ten accolades, the conference announced on Tuesday. The soccer team led the way with 14 honorees, while the football team added 12 honorees. Eight women’s cross country runners, four men’s cross country runners and one volleyball player rounded out the […] Read the full story

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Men’s Basketball: #4 Purdue defeats Wake Forest, 69-58

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — E’Twaun Moore scored 22 points to help No. 4 Purdue beat Wake Forest 69-58 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. JaJuan Johnson had 21 points and nine rebounds and Robbie Hummel added 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Boilermakers (6-0), who are enjoying their highest AP ranking […] Read the full story

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Purdue partners with industry, academic leaders to address nation’s cybersecurity threats

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) is partnering with Northrop Grumman Corp. and two other universities to advance research and address the nation’s most pressing cyber threats. The Northrop Grumman Cybersecurity Research Consortium, involving Purdue, Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and the Massachusetts Institute […] Read the full story

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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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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 March 2010