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1 hr ago | El Observador

Prepare for Future Opportunity

Hilbert Morales El Observador During 1956, at Purdue University, I studied an elective course' Electronic Instrumentation" which turned out to be quite useful during my career.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science, Computer Science, Jobs, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Capital Soup

UNF Coggin College Master of Accountancy Program Ranks in Top 30

The Master of Accountancy Program in the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida was named among the Top 30 Affordable Master's in Accounting Programs by Master's in Accounting Degrees, an online guide to master's degrees in accounting.

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Related Topix: University of North Florida, Florida, Vanderbilt University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Standardized Testing, Education

EurekAlert!

Suitor to receive GSA's 2014 Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award

The Gerontological Society of America - the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging - has chosen J. Jill Suitor, PhD, of Purdue University as the 2014 recipient of the Distinguished Career Contribution to Gerontology Award.

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The Star Press

Billie B. (Bill) Jackson, 66

He was born in Muncie, Indiana on August 29, 1947 to Carl B. and Dorothy Tharp Jackson.

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Related Topix: Greens Fork, IN, Muncie, IN, Agriculture, Science, Fountain City, IN

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Lifehack.org

10 Ways To Make a Great First Impression

If you value first impressions and strive to always put forth your best image , make sure you take the right approach by doing the right things.

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Examiner.com

Von's book shop: A unique experience

Von's Book Shop located in the Lafayette/West Lafayette area is one of the last hometown bookstores still around.

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Stars and Stripes

McRaven not alone in moving from military to academia leadership

Adm. William H. McRaven, commander of U. S. Special Operations Command, speaks to airmen of the 58th Special Operations Wing during a visit to Kirtland Air Force Base on June 18, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Kirtland Air Force Base, US Navy, Columbia University, Mitch Daniels, US Governors

CE News

Purdue students develop safe-water system for Dominican Republic community

West Lafayette, Ind. - A group of Purdue University students and faculty members have completed work on a system that makes safe drinking water available to a community in the Dominican Republic sickened by poor water.

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Related Topix: West Lafayette, IN, Costa Rica, World News, Medicine, Nursing

Journal and Courier

Take 5 with writer David Andrew Lloyd

Take 5 with writer David Andrew Lloyd The Purdue grad published a writing handbook dedicated to his literary hero, Mark Twain.

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EurekAlert!

Common drugs adversely impair older adults' physical as well as cognitive functioning

A class of medications previously linked to cognitive impairment in older adults also appears to negatively affect their physical functioning according to investigators from the Regenstrief Institute, the Indiana University Center for Aging Research, the University of East Anglia and several other United Kingdom institutions.

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Palladium-Item

Carolyn Perry English

She was born June 14, 1933, in Shelbyville, the daughter of Dr. Garnett and Serena Perry.

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Related Topix: Shelbyville, IN, Richmond, IN

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Boosting neural pathway from gut to brain could play part in weight control

A Purdue University study found an increase in sensory nerve fibers that send signals from the gut to the brain reduces the time spent eating a meal, which could help regulate body weight.

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Daily Herald

Former Comedian to Present Program on How Seniors Can Manage Stress

Will Miller, Ph.D., a therapist, instructor at Purdue University and former comedian, Dr. Miller's presentation will combine groundbreaking research with hilarious comedy at The Holmstad.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, Union Theological Seminary, Walden University, Rutgers University, Batavia, IL

NatureNews

Asteroids wreaked havoc on early Earth

The early Earth is likely to have been hit by up to four asteroids capable of killing off fledgling life and completely resurfacing the planet, a model reveals.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, West Lafayette, IN

TwinCities

North Dakota pursuing partnership with UMN free online book program

Students at North Dakota's state-run colleges will get a break on text-book costs if a pilot program moves forward.

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Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minnesota

Journal Gazette

Area class gives pointers on campfire cooking

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, Life, Food, Recipes

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue firefighter retires after 32 years

Purdue firefighter retires after 32 years First female firefighter is longest serving department member Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1rNI4Zl Diana Hardy was the first woman on the Purdue University Fire Department.

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The Indianapolis Star

Women not plentiful on Indiana college boards

Women not plentiful on Indiana college boards Analysis shows university boards are overwhelmingly male, while majority of students are women Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1n0ixEo JoAnn Brouillette, one of three women on the Purdue University board of trustees, speaks during the board meeting Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News, US Senate, Republican, Indiana, University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN, Ball State University

Journal and Courier

Expert: Why you should care about a woman's period

Expert: Why you should care about a woman's period Purdue visiting anthropologist says evolution of menstruation sheds light on fatal diseases.

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Related Topix: Science, Anthropology

Current in Carmel

Boy Scout Supernova

Recent Carmel High School graduate Ben Gormley just completed the monumental task of earning the Boy Scouts of America Dr. Bernard Harris Supernova Award, becoming the first Boy Scout in his council to earn this achievement.

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