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Purdue alumnus Scott Tingle chosen for astronaut training

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University alumnus is one of nine astronaut candidates selected by NASA this year out of more than 3,500 applicants, the space agency announced. Scott D. Tingle, 43, of Hollywood, Md., will begin training in August at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The training takes about two years to […]

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2 Purdue alumni to fly on shuttle Endeavour space-station mission

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two Purdue University alumni – space shuttle commander Mark Polansky and mission specialist David Wolf – will team up with four other crew members for a June 13 NASA expedition to the international space station. The shuttle Endeavour will deliver the final components of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Kibo laboratory […]

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Alumni in the spotlight during Purdue’s Gala Weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue alumni will return to campus April 17-19 to reunite and reconnect during the university’s annual Gala Weekend. Marty Burns, senior director of alumni activities at the Purdue Alumni Association, said the purpose of Gala Weekend is to give alumni an opportunity to catch up with each other, as well as […]

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Purdue Alumni Association to hold member appreciation day

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — On Friday, July 11, members of the Purdue Alumni Association can participate in the sixth annual worldwide Purdue Alumni Member Appreciation Day. Members can call a special toll-free number to receive a free member appreciation gift. To participate, call (877) 782-5866 on July 11 or visit www.purduealum.org and click on “Membership […]

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