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Purdue adopts rare academic leave policy for grieving students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is now one of a handful of universities that has adopted a formal bereavement policy to support students who have a lost a loved one during the school year. “Thanks to this new policy, a bereaved student can focus on his or her grief rather than contacting multiple instructors […]

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Purdue to offer AlcoholEdu to students

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Beginning next fall, the AlcoholEdu educational program will be added to Purdue’s current prevention programs in order to enhance healthy choices for new and current students. The program is designed for all students – whether they are non-drinkers, light to moderate drinkers or frequent heavy drinkers. AlcoholEdu is available to more […]

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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 […]

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Signals to provide early academic intervention at Purdue

MALVERN, Pa., and WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Signals, an innovative early intervention system that warns students that are at-risk of underperforming in a course and facilitates faculty interventions, will be enhanced and brought to higher education institutions through a joint effort by SunGard Higher Education, Purdue University and the Purdue Research Foundation. The collaboration is […]

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