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1 hr ago | Journal and Courier

Minority students create college support systems

Minority students create college support systems "Strong Sister, Silly Sister," an interactive session, packs a lot into two-plus hours.

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5 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Ridesharing service launches in Greater Lafayette

Open the app on your smartphone, choose your starting location, click request and an Uber driver is on their way to pick you up.

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5 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Subaru of Indiana closing the skills gap

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI - Throughout the state of Indiana many manufacturing companies are experiencing a skills gap.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

7 hrs ago | Fox News

Should You Cut College Time to Save Cash?

With college costs continuing to outpace inflation and student debt being hailed as the next bubble of doom, some schools are coming up with creative alternatives to pare down costs.

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Related Topix: American University, George Washington University, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, University of Alabama

8 hrs ago | Journal and Courier

Purdue Glee Club celebrates - First Nighter'Purdue Glee Club...

Purdue Glee Club celebrates 'First Nighter' The Varsity Glee Club starts the school year with a free performance Friday at Elliott.

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | Carrick Today

Bruce theme to McKechnie memorial lecture

The Friends of the McKechnie are set to welcome Stephen Scholes to deliver this years Thomas Duncan memorial lecture on Thursday 4th September.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN

15 hrs ago | Slashdot

Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes

An anonymous reader writes with news that the NSF has just awarded a group of researchers a grant to study the life cycle of memes.

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19 hrs ago | The Republic

Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 27, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Youth are quietly losing their hearing

Children and teens constantly plugged into personal listening devices, such as phones, computers or music players, could be harming their ears without realizing it, says a Purdue University audiologist.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Family, Kids

Machine Design

Students Test-Fire Rocket Engine Component They Built for NASA

Engineering students at Purdue University recently test fired a thrust chamber they designed and built as part of NASA's Project Morpheus .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Final public meetings for pedestrian-friendly campus

The final two meetings to address the future infrastructure for pedestrians and bicyclists on Purdue University's campus is set for Wednesday, Sept.

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Journal and Courier

Jenny Morgan's big, bold and nude portraits ona

Jenny Morgan's big, bold and nude portraits on display If you're walking on Main Street next week, try to sneak a peek into the Fountain Gallery.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake City, UT, Psychology, Science, Entertainment

Business Wire

Salin Bank Welcomes New Community President with a Splash

Earlier today, Boyd joined all Salin Bank employees to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, donating $100 for each of the Fort Wayne-based employees.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Fort Wayne, IN, Medicine, Als, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

TheIndyChannel

Horse owner sentenced in cruelty case

A Jay County woman has been sentenced to nine months of probation after pleading guilty to one charge of animal cruelty, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney reported.

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Related Topix: Jay County, IN, Bryant, IN

Science

Chinese team is catching up in hunt for dark matter

On Thursday, physicists in China reported the latest result in the search for particles of dark matter , the mysterious stuff whose gravity holds the galaxies together.

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Related Topix: Lead, SD, Physics

The Star Press

BSU-Barnes & Noble ties save textbook $

Barnes & Noble ties save textbook $ What is Ball State doing to control textbook costs? Check out this story on thestarpress.com: http://tspne.ws/1tGQos4 Ball State University freshman Tanji Steveson walked out of Barnes & Noble, the official Ball State bookstore, with a new $121 math book last week.

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Related Topix: Ball State University, Indiana State University

TheIndyChannel

Damaged sculpture at Purdue removed for repair

A bronze horse sculpture at Purdue University has been taken down after police say a drunken driver crashed into the eight-foot-tall structure.

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Journal and Courier

Check batteries in smoke detectors, WLFD says

Check batteries in smoke detectors, WLFD says West Lafayette Fire Department unveiled its new program to raise awareness to keep batteries in smoke detectors Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1pdj4tp Imagine doubling the chances of winning at a casino.

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Related Topix: Fire

Bioinformatics

A framework for installable external tools in Skyline

The Skyline document model contains extensive mass spectrometry data from targeted proteomics experiments performed using selected reaction monitoring, parallel reaction monitoring and data-independent and data-dependent acquisition methods.

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Related Topix: University of Washington, West Lafayette, IN, Mathematics, Science

Chronicle.com

Mitch Daniels Isn't Rebuilding Purdue's Engine, He's Tuning It

Judging from the headlines in recent months, it might seem that Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. is single-handedly overhauling not only Purdue University, where he is the president, but the entire higher-education system in the United States.

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