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3 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

Councilman's plan calls for defibrillators in all public buildings

Councilman's plan calls for defibrillators in all public buildings Proposal would be one of the most expansive in country Check out this story on On a pleasant spring morning at the Purdue University campus 10 years, Paula Millner ago tied on her running shoes and went for a jog.


Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Marion County, IN

4 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette

No final plan leaves WL building empty

Discussions about a State Street master plan continue in West Lafayette. Development Director Chandler Poole said he would like drawings of the corridor running from Tapawingo Drive to U.S. 231 done next year and construction to start in 2016.


Related Topix: West Lafayette, IN

7 hrs ago | R & D

Students to design, build, fly experiment to test green propellant

Students taking the Zero-Gravity Flight Experiment course at Purdue University will see their creation soar to the upper atmosphere to study a new green propellant, partnering with Aerojet Rocketdyne to demonstrate that the propellant can replace the traditional but highly toxic hydrazine fuel.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space

11 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

Eagle Creek Park Overrun By Deer

Indy Parks and the city's Office of Sustainability are talking about possibly allowing hunting to thin out the deer population, which they contend is causing the demise of wildflowers and other vegetation.


Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Indianapolis Star

20 highest-paid public employees in Indiana

When it comes to Indiana's highest-paid public employees overall, we see a slight overlap from our list of the highest-paid coaches.


Sun Jul 20, 2014

Journal and Courier

Many not paying sticker price at Purdue

Many not paying sticker price at Purdue Sticker price at Purdue about $23,500; average net price is about $13,500 Check out this story on Board members view a chart showing tuition fees for Big Ten schools for the 2010-11 academic year during a Purdue University Board of Trustees meeting.


Related Topix: Indiana


What Everyone Gets Wrong About Where You Go To College

There are a lot of opinions about where you should go to college. A lot of those opinions are probably wrong -- at least the ones based on myths about what makes a good school to get a degree from.


Related Topix: Harvard University, Penn State University Park, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Standardized Testing, Education


Celebrations: Morgan McDonald & Christopher Sweet

Christopher is the son of David and Janet Sweet of Cambridge City, IN. Morgan is a 2005 graduate of Fountain Central High School, 2009 graduate of Purdue University and a 2011 graduate of the Illinois Institute of Art, where she earned a degree in graphic art design.


Related Topix: Hillsboro, IN, Cambridge City, IN

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Journal and Courier

Butterfly fun for all ages

Butterfly fun for all ages Children and adults caught winged beauties at the annual Butterfly Encounter Check out this story on Miranda Desmangle holds a container holding a butterfly she caught during the 11th annual Butterfly Encounter Saturday, July 19, 2014, at EvonikA ?'s Tippecanoe Laboratories ... (more)


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Journal and Courier

Astronaut Jerry Ross remembers Apollo 11

Astronaut Jerry Ross remembers Apollo 11 Not much of a "tweeter," Ross shares his memory of that day in history.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Tippecanoe County, IN, Science / Technology, Space, Lafayette, IN

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

TRF ends with raft races, fireworks and more

FORT WAYNE, Ind. The end of the Three Rivers Festival is near, and it's the last day enjoy Junk Food Alley, Carnival Rides, the River Race and fireworks.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN

Indianapolis Business News

Program preps students to teach at high-need schools

Leigh Stevenson and Lindsey Brooks are among 45 college graduates and career changers being trained throughout Indiana this summer to teach science and math at some of the state's highest-need high schools and middle schools.


Related Topix: Indiana, Chemistry, Science, Ball State University, Biology, Genetics, Medicine

Pnompenh Post

Payback time in the boardroom

They used to be known as the silent majority, but not any more. Instead of just rubber stamping multimillion dollar pay deals and excessive share options, investors are taking a more radical stand.


Related Topix: University of Utah

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Journal and Courier

Rail relocation's template: Is there same will today?

When West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis talks about renovating State Street leading up to Purdue University and clearing the way for dreams of a new West Lafayette downtown closer to campus, he goes right to the gold standard of comparisons.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, West Lafayette, IN, Monon, IN, Opinion

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first "space selfie" in 1966.

Buzz Aldrin told CNN he snapped photos of himself with a camera aimed at the sunrise during the Gemini 12 mission in 1966.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Indianapolis, IN

The Indianapolis Star

At IUPUI - green energy' center, baked beans are more than food

At IUPUI 'green energy' center, baked beans are more than food Lugar Center for Renewable Energy pushes ahead with patent applications Check out this story on To promote green energy ideas, Lugar Center Director Peter Schubert uses tiny models.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Indianapolis, IN


PUC, PNC to be known as Purdue University Northwest

People in Northwest Indiana may know Purdue University Calumet in Hammond and Purdue North Central in Westville, but will soon know both as Purdue University Northwest.


Related Topix: Purdue University Calumet, Indiana, Purdue University North Central


Are Advanced Placement courses worth it?

Austin Drake planned to go to Columbia University since the age of 12. He took every Advanced Placement course he could manage, paying particular attention to science and math.


Related Topix: Columbia University, Brigham Young University, New York University

Agri Marketing

Purdue Agronomist: "Cautiously Optimistic" About Corn Crop

PURDUE AGRONOMIST: "CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC" ABOUT CORN CROP Jul. 18, 2014 Source: Purdue University news release Indiana's corn is showing potential to produce a bumper crop for the second consecutive year, but much of it could "suffer quickly" if growing conditions turn unfavorable, Purdue Extension corn specialist Bob Nielsen says.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Committees of the Purdue Board of Trustees approve several measures...

Purdue University is working to expand summer opportunities for students as well as the College of Engineering.