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Purdue Bell Tower to be bathed in blue to raise awareness of autism

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Purdue’s Bell Tower will be lit up in blue from April 1st through the 8th in honor of World Autism Awareness Day on Saturday (April 2) and National Autism Awareness Month. Sorority Alpha Xi Delta sorority’s philanthropic affiliation is Autism Speaks, the nation’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, which will […] Read the full story

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Purdue student hospitalized with non-infectious meningitis

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A student from Purdue University is currently being treated for non-infectious meningitis in a Greater Lafayette hospital, according to Tippecanoe County Health Officer Michael Bohlin. James Westman, director of the Purdue Student Health Center, said this form of meningitis is non-infectious and that people who may have come in contact with […] Read the full story

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Fiction novelist T. Coraghessan Boyle event scheduled for March 29

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — T. Coraghessan Boyle, internationally recognized author of 22 fiction novels, will speak March 29 as part of the Purdue Libraries Distinguished Lecture Series. Boyle’s most recent novels include “Talk Talk” in 2006, “The Women” in 2009 and “Wild Child” this year. His latest book, “When the Killing’s Done,” was released last […] Read the full story

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New Egyptian prime minister spent 7 years at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– Essam Abdel-Aziz Sharaf, the new prime minister of Egypt, is remembered as a good and honest man by the Purdue University civil engineering professor who mentored him for seven years. Sharaf came to Purdue in 1978. He earned master’s and doctorate degrees in civil engineering and did post-doctoral work at Purdue. […] Read the full story

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Gifted Student Summer Camps at Purdue

Purdue offers summer camps for gifted K-12 students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Registration is open for Purdue University’s Gifted Education Resource Institute 2011 summer residential camps. This is the 34th year GERI has offered camps for gifted, creative and talented youth in grades 5-12. Students come from across the country and around the world to participate in classes designed to stimulate their imaginations […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe County to test sirens, offer training for severe weather preparedness

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — As spring approaches, Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency will test sirens and Purdue officials urge the campus community to review the university’s severe weather procedures and know the shelter-in-place locations. In conjunction with National Severe Weather Awareness Week, TEMA will sound the emergency warning sirens and test its communication systems between […] Read the full story

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