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13 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Nightmare of bullying doesn't end with adulthood

A decades-long study on the effects of childhood bullying confirmed what many researchers, parents and victims probably know too well: The harm doesn't necessarily fade with age.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Baylor College of Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Princetonian

Tilghman, Gibson '65, Daniels '71 elected to Commission on Presidential Debates

Former University President Shirley Tilghman, University trustee Charlie Gibson '65 and current Purdue University President Mitch Daniels '71 were recently elected directors to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors

Journal and Courier

Purdue students pitch moon colony plan to NASAPurdue students pitch...

Parth Shah discusses Project Artemis, a plan for a manned mission to the moon as a precursor for a mission to Mars, on Thursday in Stewart Center at Purdue University.

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Related Topix: NASA

Journal and Courier

Mitch Daniels back in presidential (debate) mix

The Purdue University president and former Indiana governor who considered running for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, was one of six new members elected to the board of the Commission on Presidential Debates.

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Related Topix: Mitch Daniels, US Governors, Indiana, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Olympia Snowe

CERIAS Weblogs

A Special Opportunity to Support CERIAS

Purdue University is a land-grant university, founded in 1869. As a land-grant university, our focus has always been on service to the public good - providing excellent education and research results for the betterment of the world around us.

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WBRZ

STUDY: Shifting landscapes trigger tornado touchdowns

Researchers from Purdue University say it is time to examine land areas that transition from rough to smooth, wet to dry and sloped to flat.

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Related Topix: Weather

PhysOrg Weblog

Mobile app to help children, families affected by severe, non-verbal autism

A child affected by severe, non-verbal autism uses the SPEAK all! app to communicate with a student in Purdue's speech, language and hearing sciences department.

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Related Topix: San Jose State University, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal and Courier

From the J&C Archives, March 31, 2014From the J&C Archives, March 31, ...

Bob Morrow sorts through a collection of some 25,000 baseball cards at a card whow at the Ramada Inn.

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Related Topix: Frankfort, IN, Lafayette, IN, Tippecanoe County, IN, Carroll County, IN

Journal and Courier

Bicycle riders, motorists equally at fault for crashes, study shows

Tighter regulations and posting traffic signs for bicycle riders might make travel safer for cyclists, a study by the Tippecanoe County area planning staff suggests.

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

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indy man buys mobile billboard to help find stolen dog

Treasurer John Dorer faces more than 40 criminal charges of mishandling millions of taxpayer dollars.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Indianapolis, IN

KEYC Television, Mankato, MN

NASA Astronauts Bring Wonder of International Space Station to Indianapolis

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Space, Photography, Arts

Journal and Courier

Experts say video doesn't show Earhart wreckage

Experts retained by an aircraft preservation group say underwater video shot in the South Pacific yields no evidence of the wreckage of the missing plane piloted by aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart.

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Related Topix: East Gillespie, IL

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

IU awards Meryl Streep with honorary degree

A threat written on a bathroom wall prompted a lockdown at Center Grove High School Tuesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government

Journal and Courier

2nd Purdue provost finalist sets high bar: 'We must do better'

Mixing humor, a history lesson about the land grant university mission and his vision for the future, Debasish Dutta of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presented Wednesday morning in his bid to be the next provost of Purdue University.

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Related Topix: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL

The Japan Times

Community bonds, not seawalls, key to minimizing deaths: 3/11 study

Three years after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region, a study of the disaster by professors at the University of Tokyo and Indiana's Purdue University suggests the region's hundreds of kilometers of seawalls did almost nothing to save lives, claiming instead it was social ties among community members that ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Journal and Courier

'It's OK to be different': Autistic and blind musical savant Tony DeBlois will play in West Lafayette

Tony DeBlois doesn't see the world, he hears it. He started playing the piano at age 2. By age 9, he was performing professionally in nursing homes.

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Related Topix: Autism, Health, Lafayette, IN, Berklee College of Music, Student Society, Xi Delta, Sororities

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Age is just a number for young cancer doctor

A young cancer doctor in Lake Charles is proving age truly is just a number. The now 29-year-old never graduated high school, because he was accepted to Purdue University at the age of 11. Dr. David Chang is a radiation oncologist at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Lake Charles, LA, Oncology

WHIO

Purdue to dedicate bust of 2010 Nobel laureate

A bronze sculpture of Purdue University's most recent Nobel laureate will be unveiled later this week alongside a sculpture of the school's first Nobel Prize winner.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Agri Marketing

Purdue Study: Landscape "Transition Zones" May Influence Where Tornadoes Strike

PURDUE STUDY: LANDSCAPE "TRANSITION ZONES" MAY INFLUENCE WHERE TORNADOES STRIKE Apr. 16, 2014 Source: Purdue University news release Areas where landscape shifts from urban to rural or forest to farmland may have a higher likelihood of severe weather and tornado touchdowns, a Purdue University study says.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Patch.com

School District 157-C Hires New Director of Special Services

At the Frankfort School District 157-C Board of Education meeting held on April 14, the Board retained Jennifer L. Bajda as its new Director of Special Services effective July 1. After careful consideration of over 60 applicants and six finalists screened by a team of district administrators including the incoming superintendent, the final three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Purdue University Calumet, Valparaiso University, Monee, IL

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