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St. Elizabeth School of Nursing students collecting items for Haiti mission trip

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Students and staff from the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing are collecting non-prescription and over-the-counter medications and medical supplies for the second of two medical mission trips to Haiti. Five nursing staff and six students will be in Gros Morne and Pendue, Haiti from March 4, 2011 to March 12, 2011. The […]

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Purdue professor appointed as a science adviser to U.N. Development Program

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The United Nations Development Program has chosen a Purdue University professor to lead an effort to reduce the risks and damage from earthquakes in Haiti. Eric Calais, a professor of earth and atmospheric sciences, is taking a leave of absence to serve a one-year term as science adviser for the United […]

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Boilermakers, Purdue Athletics to raise funds for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue is taking an active role in providing aid to the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010. The Athletics Department has designated the Feb. 20 men’s basketball game versus Illinois and the Feb. 25 women’s game against Michigan State as an opportunity for fans to […]

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Purdue student groups raise more than $7,700 for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student organizations have raised more than $7,700 for Haiti relief through a host of campus-wide events over the past few weeks. Some student groups are continuing their collection efforts. The Consumer and Family Science Student Council will donate all proceeds from ticket sales for the Consumer and Family Science […]

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Purdue engineer, other experts to assess Haiti earthquake damage

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A civil engineer from Purdue University is among a contingent of experts traveling to Haiti on Feb. 28 to assess building damage and gather data to help determine how to build structures in the future that are better able to withstand powerful earthquakes. Ayhan Irfanoglu, an assistant professor of civil engineering, […]

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Purdue student groups raise more than $3,400 for Haiti

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University student organizations have raised more than $3,400 for Haiti through a host of campus wide events over the past few weeks. Some student groups are continuing their collection efforts. One group, the Prephysician Assistant Club, is collecting non-perishable food items to send to Haiti through a local organization. Donation […]

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