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29 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

$3.4 million donation will provide scholarships for future IPFW students

A $3.4 million bequest from two hard-working people with an interest in education will make it possible for IPFW to help more young people pursue a college degree.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Coatings World

Jeco Plastic Products Receives Purdue University IN-Mac Grant

Jeco Plastic Products - designer and manufacturer of plastic pallets and containers for the worldwide printing and automotive industries since 1973 - recently received a research grant from Purdue University under the IN-Mac program to study how thermoplastic composites with continuous internal fibers in either single or multiple directions develop ... (more)

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Journal and Courier

Herrmann returns to PurdueHerrmann returns to PurduePurdue University ...

Herrmann returns to Purdue Purdue University football All-American Mark Herrmann is back on West Lafayette campus, this time as a staff member.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue University introduces three-year degree.

Junior Emily Reynolds isn't in the program, but is on track to meet all of the requirements from the program with a major in human relations communication.

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Journal and Courier

Purdue offers some unconventional classesPurdue offers some...

Purdue offers some unconventional classes Mix a little fun in your schedule with these offbeat courses Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tBgZXy Searching through the hundreds of classes Purdue University has to offer can be exhausting.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Sun Aug 24, 2014

New York Post

How to pay less for college

Think nothing can be done about spiraling college costs? Then take a look at Purdue University - and how President Mitch Daniels is proving otherwise.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Years in city celebrated

IPFW alumni are invited to get involved or join the alumni association by contacting the IPFW alumni office at www.ipfw.edu/alumni.

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Journal and Courier

WL rain tax curbs pollution, storm runoff

For many, the $8 monthly "stormwater fee" was just another annoying check to write.

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Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN, Tippecanoe County, IN, Battle Ground, IN

Palladium-Item

Celebrations: Jonathan Buckley & Jennifer Reddish

Jennifer is a graduate of IUPUI and is a RN. Jennifer works in the Cardiothoracic Vascular Transplant ICU at St. Vincent Heart Center of Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Richmond, IN

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