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1 hr ago | Holtville Tribune

Discovery is key to metal wear in sliding parts

Researchers have discovered a previously unknown mechanism for wear in metals: a swirling, fluid-like microscopic behavior in a solid piece of metal sliding over another.


Related Topix: Chandrashekhar, World News, India, West Lafayette, IN

7 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

WW I anniversary may not yet be on radar for Americans

Many countries will mark the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I this summer, and even though America's military role in the conflict came later, now is a chance to learn about a war that is often overlooked, says a Purdue University historian.


Related Topix: History in the News

11 hrs ago |

Purdue offering veterinary camps at State Fair

Both camps will run Aug. 1-10. A junior veterinary camp for students in 6-8 will run from 9 a.m. until noon and a senior camp for students in grades 9-12 will run from 1-4 p.m. The school says the goal of the camps is to allow participants to experience hands-on skills while learning about veterinary school and career opportunities.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Journal and Courier

Purdue University top provider of higher educationPurdue University...

Purdue University top provider of higher education Purdue University is the focal point for many events in Greater Lafayette.


Related Topix: Lafayette, IN, Indianapolis, IN, West Lafayette, IN

The Madison Courier

IU, Purdue find ways to ease student loan crisis

OUR VIEW One of the potential drags on the nation's economy is burgeoning student debt, which now totals more than $1.2 trillion.


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

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

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

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