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  • Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Cunningham to speak at Purdue

    Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Cunningham to speak at Purdue
    PRESS RELEASE: Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer Michael Cunningham will speak Monday, April 9 at Purdue University as part of the 81st annual Literary Awards celebration. Cunningham will present a reading at 8 p.m. in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall....
  • Mobile app to increase volunteerism, improve businesses

     Mobile app to increase volunteerism, improve businesses
    Two 20-year-old college students are trying to make a difference in Indianapolis with a new mobile app called 'Cause.it.' The app connects volunteers with area nonprofits and businesses that offer rewards and some advertisement online. "Volunteers are...
  • Purdue Calumet graduate on FBI's "Most Wanted" list

    Purdue Calumet graduate on FBI's "Most Wanted" list
    A Purdue University Calumet graduate was named in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s list of its “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.”  The FBI is searching for 30-year-old Eric Justin Toth, also known as David Bussone, for allegedly...
  • Comeback Athlete winners provide inspiration at Methodist Sports Medicine Awards

    Comeback Athlete winners provide inspiration at Methodist Sports Medicine Awards
    For the seventh consecutive year, Methodist Sports Medicine recognized outstanding student athletes who have overcome incredibly difficult circumstances to achieve success. At the banquet Thursday held at the Indiana Roof Ballroom, a video profile was...
  • David Wolf to serve as Purdue University commencement speaker

    David Wolf to serve as Purdue University commencement speaker
    Purdue University's announced David Wolf will serve as its featured commencement speaker this May. Wolf is a doctor, award-winning inventor and astronaut. He is from Indianapolis and graduated from the university in 1978. He’s also flown four...
  • Pill some day may prevent serious foodborne illness, scientist says

    Pill some day may prevent serious foodborne illness, scientist says
    Modified probiotics, the beneficial bacteria touted for their role in digestive health, could one day decrease the risk of Listeria infection in people with susceptible immune systems, according to Purdue University research. Arun Bhunia, a professor...
  • Purdue University to move to trimester system come 2020

    Purdue University to move to trimester system come 2020
    No more summer break for some Central Indiana students.  Purdue University announced Wednesday that it is moving to a year-round academic calendar. The academic year will be broken up into three 13-week "trimesters." That means Purdue will be offering...
  • The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo

    The Interview: Carolyn Y. Woo
    As a teenager attending a Catholic school in Hong Kong in the 1960s, Carolyn Y. Woo never imagined that her studies were helping prepare her to one day lead Baltimore-based Catholic Relief Services, one of the world's largest international humanitarian...
  • Purdue students look to invent the next great toy

    Purdue students look to invent the next great toy
    It was a look into Christmas future. Ideas for high-tech contraptions are being hatched and assembled on the campus of Purdue University and student's grades riding on how well their toy works. "This is what everything culminates to," said student...
  • Purdue University warning some students against measles exposure

    Purdue University warning some students against measles exposure
    The Indiana State Department of Health reported that a Hamilton County resident with a confirmed case of the measles visited the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis on Friday. Since then, they have identified two more probable cases in Boone County....
  • Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy

    Study: IU and IU Health contribute $11.5B to Indiana's economy
    Indiana University and Indiana University Health generated a combined economic impact of at least $11.5 billion for the state of Indiana and sustained 100,000 jobs during the 2010-11 fiscal year, according to the results of an economic impact study...