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11 Indiana charitable orgs receive SIA Foundation grants

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The SIA Foundation awarded $37,756.36 in grants to 11 Indiana charitable organizations during the June 2011 Grant Awards Ceremony at SIA’s Training & Reception Center on Wednesday, June 8.  The grants represent not-for-profit organizations in: Tippecanoe, Clinton, Cass, Marion, St. Joseph, Hamilton and Howard Counties.  This was the largest number of grants and […]

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Grant provides archivist for Purdue Libraries’ astronaut collections

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Libraries will receive a $2 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to endow an archivist for the Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan archives and special collections at the university. Conrad Hilton’s son, Barron Hilton, is the retired chairman, president and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corp. An avid pilot […]

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Battle Ground Middle School wins TAF “Artist in Residence” grant

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Battle Ground Middle School is the recipient of an Artist in Residence Grant from the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. The TAF Artist in Residence Program is designed to excite young art students by allowing them to work closely with local artists, and provides the winning school with a budget for all necessary […]

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National Test Facility for Fuels, Propulsion to be housed at Purdue Airport

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will operate a new federally funded facility to test aircraft engines and develop alternative fuels in work that also aims to reduce the nation’s reliance on imported oil. The National Test Facility for Fuels and Propulsion is funded with a $1.35 million grant from the U.S. Air Force and […]

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HP funds Purdue work to recruit, retain engineering students, develop new teaching model

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will use a Hewlett-Packard grant to develop and test a new teaching approach designed to boost the academic success of underrepresented minorities in engineering programs. The teaching method represents a potential new model for retaining more underrepresented minorities and others who aren’t thriving in conventional engineering courses, said Jan […]

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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 […]

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