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Hummel dominates, USA cruises to 96-66 win over Bulgaria

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue junior Robbie Hummel had a game-high 10 rebounds as the USA Men’s World University Games Team (5-0) breezed past Bulgaria (3-2) 96-66 in Belgrade, Serbia, on Thursday. With the win the USA remains undefeated for the tournament and has earned a berth in the medal semifinal round. Hummel’s rebound total […] Read the full story

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Purdue Women’s Swimming results from USA National Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Purdue women’s swimmers completed their showing at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships Friday in Indianapolis. “The World Championship Trials was a great experience for our swimmers,” head coach John Klinge said. “This was their first competition at the national level for all of them, and they all competed well.” Junior […] Read the full story

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Purdue, NEXTRANS receive $2M grant for transportation research

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — State Sens. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette) and Brandt Hershman (R-Wheatfield) yesterday (July 9) announced that Purdue University is a recipient of a $2,085,000 grant to help find ways to improve the nation’s transportation system. Hershman said Purdue is only one of 10 universities across the country selected competitively by the U.S. Department of […] Read the full story

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Purdue to help veterans, military students pay tuition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Military veterans, reserve and active duty military students attending Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus and the Technology Statewide sites can use the Yellow Ribbon Program to help pay for their education. The Yellow Ribbon Program, which is an enhancement of the Post 9/11 GI Bill, will be available Aug. 1. The […] Read the full story

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Purdue women’s results from USA Swimming National Championships

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Purdue junior Allie Smith scored in the 100-meter backstroke Wednesday at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships in Indianapolis. “This was a great experience for Allie to race at the national level,” head coach John Klinge said. “It’s exciting that she was able to score at her first national championships.” Smith put […] Read the full story

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Purdue asst wrestling coach Tom Erikson inducted to Hall of Fame

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue assistant wrestling coach Tom Erikson was inducted to the Indiana High School Wrestling Coaches Association (IHSWCA) Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Erikson was named an Honorary Member after his contributions to Indiana wrestling over his 10 seasons as a member of the Boilermaker wrestling staff. “This is a great honor […] Read the full story

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