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2 hrs ago | 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.


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

6 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Geology, Science, West Lafayette, IN

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: University of Minnesota, Minnesota

16 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Area class gives pointers on campfire cooking

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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 Diana Hardy was the first woman on the Purdue University Fire Department.


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 JoAnn Brouillette, one of three women on the Purdue University board of trustees, speaks during the board meeting Friday, July 18, 2014.


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.


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.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Daily Caller

Chinese Police Remove Cross From Church Steeple In 'China's Jerusalem'

The police apparently told the Longgang Huai En Church that its 10-foot-tall red cross exceeded building height limits and thus used a crane to remove the cross.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, China, US News, Conservative Political News


Spinach Could Lead To Alternative Energy

Spinach gave Popeye super strength, but it also holds the promise of a different power for a group of scientists: the ability to convert sunlight into a clean, efficient alternative fuel.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Physics, Science, Solar Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Mitch Daniels Battles the Campus Bureaucracy at Purdue

Those who have closely studied soaring tuition rates at public universities know that administrators' ballooning salaries are the real culprit, not the cost of instruction.


Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Lifeline law message slow to get out

A student actor portrays the fatal victim of a drunk driving crash during an Every 15 Minutes program at Hobart High School in Hobart, Ind.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hobart, IN, Purdue University Calumet, Valparaiso University

The Star Press

School Notes

WINCHESTER - Randolph County Farm Bureau's scholarship winners for 2014 are Jentry Flesher, Purdue University; Shianna Knoll, Manchester University; Brandi Marquis, Nova Southeastern University; and Samantha Kelley, Purdue University.


Related Topix: Randolph County, IN, Nova Southeastern University

Journal Gazette

Research turning drug dosage into exact science

Research scientists at Purdue University have developed what they're describing as a reliable and affordable way for pharmacies to dispense medicine in personalized amounts.


Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Cancer, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Printers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Fort Wayne News-Sentinel

Every goat gets his day at the Allen County Fair

Nigerian dwarf, Nubian, Alpine, Lamancha, Saanen and Oberhasli goats of all colors and sizes were judged Friday morning in the main show ring at the Allen County Fair on Carroll Road.


Related Topix: Indiana

New Statesman

Neil Armstrong's life: Searching for rocket man

In 1996, 30 years after Neil Armstrong first rode up into space as the command pilot of Gemini 8, he was in Houston for a reunion of the crew.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space

Fri Jul 25, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Technology's future effects on society to be discussed at summit

Will superintelligent computers hundreds of times smarter than humans help us solve difficult problems such as the causes of cancer or climate change, or will they decide we're all just raw materials they need to consume in order to expand? Will industrial robots free us from mundane and poor-paying factory jobs, or will they displace workers and ... (more)


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Computers, Robots

Progressive Farmer

Fat-Cat Rents Most Vulnerable

Annual change in cash rents on average quality Indiana farmland shows what goes up rarely comes down much.


Renewable energy from spinach? Laser study shows potential

By studying spinach using serial femtosecond crystallography and electron paramagnetic resonance, an international team of physicists have come up with a potential method of converting sunlight into an environmentally-friendly alternative to fossil fuel.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Arizona State University, Solar Energy, Physics, Science

The Tribune

Crothersville native earns Hoosier Farmer Degree

Kaitlyn Hoevener of the Crothersville FFA Chapter was awarded the Hoosier Farmer Degree during the Indiana FFA State Convention on June 16 to 19 at Purdue University at West Lafayette.


Related Topix: Indiana, Crothersville, IN, West Lafayette, IN