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Purdue’s first-year programs take retention rates to an all-time high

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — When 18-year-old Naina Singh first arrived at Purdue, she was homesick like most freshmen and making the tough transition to college. But thanks to Purdue’s Boiler Gold Rush orientation program, she not only hung on, but two years later went on to chair the very same event. Singh is one of […]

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Purdue West Lafayette to limit smoking to specific areas

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus will become smoke free except in limited areas beginning July 1, 2009. The new policy will confine smoking to limited designated campus areas and will prohibit smoking in all vehicles owned or leased by Purdue. Until the new policy takes effect, smoking on the West Lafayette […]

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Purdue to host winter commencement ceremonies in West Lafayette, Merrillville

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will award degrees at its West Lafayette campus on Dec. 20 and at its Calumet campus on Dec. 15. Ceremonies for the West Lafayette campus are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music. The Calumet campus ceremony will take place at 6 p.m. in […]

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Online tool helps students plan transfer credits to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Students interested in transferring to Purdue University can use a new online tool to help them evaluate any credits that might transfer. “In addition to the transfer credit database that will help prospective students determine if credit from other institutions will transfer to Purdue, this also will help current students evaluate […]

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Purdue jumps up 12 places in world rankings

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings released its list of the top universities on Wednesday (Oct. 7), and Purdue University is ranked 87th. This is a 12-place increase for Purdue, which was ranked 99th in 2008. Purdue tied this year with the University of St. Andrews in the United […]

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Purdue seeks campus community feedback on smoke-free campus proposal

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University is looking for feedback from faculty, staff and students regarding a proposal for a smoke-free campus. “Purdue is considering whether the West Lafayette campus will join the more than 300 universities nationwide that are smoke free,” said Alphonso V. Diaz, executive vice president for business and finance treasurer. “We […]

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