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5 min ago | WSJV-TV South Bend
An Indiana judge will allow reporters to post on social media during the sentencing of a former Purdue University student who pleaded guilty to murder in the fatal shooting and stabbing of a fellow student in January. The Journal & Courier reports Tippecanoe Superior Judge Thomas Busch said Monday the public is not allowed to use social media or have their electronic devices on during the sentencing Friday of 24-year-old Cody Cousins of Warsaw.
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9 hrs ago | Environmental Leader
Honeywell 's Solstice Liquid Blowing Agent - an ultra low-global-warming-potential foam blowing agent - has been used to help insulate a net-zero energy home project at Purdue University, the company says. The blowing agent, which causes closed-cell spray foam insulation to expand and provides the majority of the foam's insulating properties, was used to retrofit a residential home in West Lafayette, Ind.
At least five universities in Indiana have armed campus police with military-grade equipment since 2010 through a program that distributes surplus military supplies. A review of public records by The Indianapolis Star found Indiana University , Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne, Purdue University Calumet, Valparaiso University and Vincennes University have received such supplies, including body armor, military vehicles and M-14 and M-16 rifles.
Tuition discount hopes to lure Hoosiers back to college State wants to hook some of the 737,000 Hoosier adults with some college, no degree. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1tSgjvO You still have to worry about work, because you still have to pay bills.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. Students, faculty, staff and other members of the IPFW family are invited to celebrate with Indiana University- Purdue University Fort Wayne on Monday as the university kicks off its 50th Celebration Opening Campus Event.
Three-year bachelor's degrees, once an option at only a very few institutions, are slowly gaining more traction as more schools -- such as Doane College in Nebraska and Purdue University in Indiana -- add programs that start this fall. The financial advantages of condensing four years of coursework into three are substantial, but critics argue that students may suffer as a result.
Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1s1biow Participants in the 2013 Eastern Indiana College Fair talk to a representative of Kalamazoo College. This year's college fair is 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept.
Aaron Franklin has joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering, with a joint appointment in the Department of Chemistry. Leaving IBM's research enterprise for a professorship, Franklin will continue his research into semiconducting nanomaterials and printed electronics.
When Purdue University professor Eric Matson teaches his robotics class, he asks his students a simple question on the first day. Would you consider marrying a robot? Generally, after they stop laughing, about 99 percent of the class will say no, no way.
A lack of funding has forced the Purdue Student Wellness Center to end free condom distribution for students on a walk-in basis. However, a new sexual health program is offering students a way to keep themselves safe at a low cost.
Education Notebook: Purdue dishes out dollars The Purdue College of Technology at Richmond has awarded $26,470 in scholarships this year. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://pinews.co/1rZWaI7 The Purdue College of Technology at Richmond has awarded $26,470 in scholarships to students for the 2014-15 academic year.
The president and founder of Spero Energy, Inc., a Purdue-based startup company, is commercializing technology to strip wood products of flavor and fragrance which in turn would create a chemical-free wood product that could be used in the production of biofuels. Mahdi Abu-Omar, founder and president of Spero Energy Inc., conducts research on the company's single-step catalytic process to create high-value chemicals.
Sounds are integral to Henry David Thoreau's "Walden," the book about two years he spent living in a cabin in the woods near Walden Pond in Massachusetts in 1846-47 - the wind blowing through the rushes, the rumbling of the ice melting in the spring, owls screeching in the night. Oh, and the whistle of the steam engines from passing trains and church bells ringing in Concord on Sundays, miles away.
An academic and research center devoted to forensic science and located at Bowling Green State University hired its first director. Jon E. Sprague, who holds a doctorate in pharmacology and toxicology from Purdue University, has been tapped to lead the new Ohio Attorney General's Center for the Future of Forensic Science.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 06:49 pm
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