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  • Purdue receives $40 million grant from Lilly Endowment

    Purdue University has received the largest cash donation in its history courtesy of a $40 million grant from the Lilly Endowment. The Indianapolis endowment announced Wednesday that it was providing the money to support five projects in Purdue's Colleges...
  • Purdue University imposes strict rules on student candidates

    Three Purdue University students running for West Lafayette City Council will have to jump through administrative hoops in order to campaign on campus. Donnie Spencer, Joelle Jones and Aseem Jha are vying for the seat for District 3, which encompasses...
  • Video game ignites interest in aerospace engineering

    Video game ignites interest in aerospace engineering
    Video games can be educational and inspirational. Take the case of Nick Sabatini, a senior at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox. He played video games when he was young, and that is when a love for flight was first sparked, he said. Now he...
  • Hunger, poverty, substance abuse, suicide impact Indiana kids at high rates

    Hunger, poverty, substance abuse, suicide impact Indiana kids at high rates
    Every Friday, about 250 students across Northwest Indiana receive a little something extra in their backpacks and their bellies. Packages of graham crackers, shelf-stable milk, juice, fruit cups, individual servings of soup and other items are quietly...
  • Psychiatrist finds Purdue University student unfit for trial

    Psychiatrist finds Purdue University student unfit for trial
    LAFAYETTE, Ind.— A Lafayette psychiatrist has determined a Purdue University student accused of choking a fellow student in a random on-campus attack isn't mentally fit for trial. In a letter to a Tippecanoe Circuit Court judge, Dr. Richard...
  • Training job-ready, advanced manufacturing technicians at Purdue Calumet

    Training job-ready, advanced manufacturing technicians at Purdue Calumet
    After spending three years in the Army, 19 years helping manage a small construction company in Florida, then relocating to Michigan where for two years she had difficulty finding work, Geri Hult came to realize that her next career required retraining....
  • How to select what to study in college

    One of the most important decisions a person will make is whether or not to attend college. News articles tell us that the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that total employment in this country is expected to increase by 20.5 million jobs through...
  • Purdue students to design torch for Indiana bicentennial

    The Indiana Bicentennial Commission has chosen Purdue University's College of Engineering to design a torch to be used in a relay throughout the state's 92 counties. LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Bicentennial Commission has chosen Purdue...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • Longtime Gary educator dead at 84

    Longtime Gary educator dead at 84
    CROWN POINT--Sue Ward, who at the age of 78 six years ago was one of the oldest people in the state to receive a doctoral degree, recently died. Ward graduated from Indiana State University in 2006 with a doctorate in education. At the time she was...
  • Campus police at Purdue University investigating sexual assault

    Campus police at Purdue University investigating sexual assault
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Police Department is investigating the second report of sexual assault on the campus in less than a week. The victim told campus police she was walking home alone after leaving a party Saturday night when...