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Purdue’s Latino Cultural Center to celebrate Día de la Familia

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s Latino Cultural Center on Saturday (April 9) will celebrate its eighth anniversary at its “Día de la Familia” (Day of the Family). The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1:00p-3:30p at the Latino Cultural Center, 600 Russell St. in West Lafayette. Free food, […] Read the full story

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Purdue students demonstrate log rolling

Regional lumberjack competition coming to Purdue April 9

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Wood chips will fly as chain saws buzz and axes chop at Purdue University Saturday (April 9) when professional and collegiate lumberjack and lumberjill athletes compete in daylong timber sports events. Purdue will host the Stihl Timbersports Series Midwest Qualifiers for both professional and collegiate athletes starting at 3 p.m. EDT. […] Read the full story

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Purdue entomology professor and extension specialist Rick Foster

Purdue Ag begins second phase of help for Afghanistan

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue University’s efforts to help war-torn Afghanistan improve the capabilities of its agricultural universities enter a second phase with an agreement for $32 million in additional funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The Strengthening Afghan Agriculture Faculties agreement, announced Monday (April 4), is a five-year grant to continue and […] Read the full story

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Rush Bartlett gives his elevator pitch during the 2010 elevator pitch competition.

Final lineup set for Purdue’s 5th annual elevator pitch competition

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Successfully pitch your unique business idea to a panel of judges, and you could earn a quick $1,000 in just two minutes. That’s the goal of the nearly 40 participants in the fifth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition, slated for 2-5 p.m. Friday (April 8) at Discovery Park’s Burton D. […] Read the full story

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Purdue police investigating recent thefts from fraternities

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University police are investigating reported thefts during which cash and two laptop computers were taken from two fraternity houses. Lt. Fred Davis said the thefts, which occurred over about the last two weeks, were from Alpha Tau Omega, 314 N. Russell St., and FarmHouse Fraternity, 1028 W. State St. On […] Read the full story

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Birck hosts hands-on NanoDays for K-12 schools, general public

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The fascinating, tiny world of nanotechnology will take center stage during the second annual NanoDays on April 15 and 16 at Discovery Park’s Birck Nanotechnology Center. Schools from throughout the Greater Lafayette area are invited to NanoDays from 10:00a to 3:00p on April 15 at Birck Nanotechnology Center, located at 1205 […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 April 2015