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6 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

NEES joins earthquake engineers, industry leaders for conference,...

Engineers, scientists, industry leaders, public policy experts, emergency responders, government agency officials and others will spend five days here in July to highlight advancements in earthquake damage mitigation and mark the 50th anniversary of the historic Alaskan quake that took 131 lives and caused $300 million in damage.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Speakers, Northridge, CA

15 hrs ago | The Madison Courier

Fair fun continues in Switzerland Co.

Chelsea Duvall was crowned 2014 Miss Switzerland County on June 29. Her court includes first runner-up Robin Furnish, second runner-up Jaclyn Hart and Miss Congeniality Macy Barwick.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Former Purdue wrestler Camden Eppert joins Wabash College coaching staff

The Boilermaker becomes a Little Giant, as Camden Eppert, four-year wrestler at Purdue University , has accepted an assistant coaching position at Wabash College, the western Indiana school announced Thursday .

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Related Topix: Wabash College, Noblesville, IN, Anderson, IN

22 hrs ago | Voices

Kathy Fraser Fraser Studios

Voice Artist: Comments that describe my work include: bright, sincere, knowledgable, concerned, caring, believable, friendly and most of all conversational.

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Yesterday | The Madison Courier

MCHS Ffa students honored with state degrees, awards

Courier Staff Report Several Madison Consolidated High School FFA students were honored with state FFA degrees as well as several state awards at Purdue University in June.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Chad Varga A Successful Runner And Businessman

He'll celebrate his 56 th birthday this fall and he's not doing as much running as he once was because he's been having knee problems and is debating whether or not to have surgery to correct the problem.

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Related Topix: Soddy-Daisy, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Milling Journal

Purdue University Offers IN Training Sessions in Grain Storage Rescues

First responders, farmers and grain elevator employees can receive training that could help save a life should someone become trapped in a grain storage structure.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Design And Reuse

Startup Preps Neural Network Visual Processor for Mobiles

TeraDeep Inc. was formed in 2013 as a spin off from Purdue University to commercialize research into multilayer convolutional neural networks as a means of efficient processing for such tasks as cognitive vision processing.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, West Lafayette, IN

The Star Press

Purdue Master Gardeners seeking new crop of volunteers

Those who want to sharpen their gardening skills and who have an interest in sharing their gardening knowledge with others are invited to join in the Purdue Master Gardener Basic Training Program that begins Aug. 7. The deadline to register is July 25. Purdue Extension in Delaware and Madison counties will offer the volunteer training program to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture, Science, Delaware County, IN, Madison County, IN, Alexandria, IN

Albany Times Union

Researchers try to save huge US salamander

In this June 18, 2014, photo, Rod Williams, a Purdue University associate professor of herpetology, holds a hellbender that he and a team of students collected in southern Indiana's Blue River near Corydon, Ind., during a survey of populations of the rare amphibian.

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Related Topix: Corydon, IN, Scanners

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ag Professional

Purdue to host third Borlaug institute on global food security

The third Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security will be held June 8-21 at Purdue University for 30 graduate students from across the country taking on the challenge of helping to find solutions to world hunger.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Constitutional flimflam

Article 6 of the U.S. Constitution forbids a religious test as a requirement for holding a governmental position: The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the Members of the several State Legislatures, and all executive and judicial Officers, both of the United States and of the several States, shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Carolina, US News, US Supreme Court

Freshnews

NASA Announces Winners of Challenge to Design Hurricane-Tracking Uncrewed Aerial Systems

NASA has selected three winning designs solicited to address the technological limitations of the uncrewed aerial systems currently used to track and collect data on hurricanes.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Science / Technology, NASA, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, University of Virginia, Hampton, VA

Detroit Free Press

Oakland University taps George Hynd as new president

Oakland University's sixth-full time president will be George Hynd, the current provost of the College of Charleston.

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Related Topix: Oakland University, College of Charleston, Arizona State University, University of Northern Colorado, University of Guam

Agri Marketing

Director Of Purdue's New Center For Molecular Agriculture Named

Purdue University professor of botany and plant pathology Bob Pruitt has been named director of the university's new Center for Molecular Agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Plant Biology, Biology

Agri Marketing

Purdue To Determine Prevalence Of Glyphosate-Resistant Giant Ragweed

Purdue University weed scientists are asking Indiana farmers to report glyphosate-resistant giant ragweed in their crops to assist in determining how widespread the weed is in the state.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Journal and Courier

4-H ventures far from the farm4-H ventures far from the farmIndiana...

Yet the 102-year-old summer youth program can't seem to escape its roots, stamped with the wildly untrue stereotype that you have to be a farm kid to join and enjoy it.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Science / Technology, Robots, Tippecanoe County, IN, Family, Kids

Indianapolis Business News

New IU office aims to boost graduation rates

Indiana University has started a new office aimed at helping more students graduate on time at all the school's campuses across the state.

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Related Topix: Ball State University

Journal and Courier

Donations to Purdue top $235 million, set record

Donations to Purdue top $235 million, set record Purdue University set a record for dollars and donors received in the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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EurekAlert!

AAU launches STEM education initiative website, announces STEM network conference

The AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative encourages universities, departments, and faculty to adopt more interactive teaching practices and change institutional cultures to support faculty members who want to improve the quality... The Association of American Universities , an association of leading public and private research universities, ... (more)

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