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InnovateHER competition at Purdue gives entrepreneurs a chance to help women, families

Purdue and Greater Lafayette entrepreneurs can use their business ideas to make a significant impact on the lives of women and families and potentially compete for $70,000 in prizes through the 2017 InnovateHER Challenge.


Indy wine judgesINDY International Wine Competition raises the bar for local winemakers

When the 2017 INDY International Wine Competition gets underway on May 24, bottles of wine shipped from wineries as far away as Australia will stand alongside those delivered from ZIP codes throughout the United States. Those wines will be among approximately 2,000 entries that will undergo two blind taste tests for the chance to win wine of the year trophies, as well as double gold, gold, silver and bronze medals in various classes.


Purdue seminar aims to develop agricultural sales managers

An upcoming two-day educational program from Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will help current and future agricultural sales managers grow their coaching, leadership and employee-development skills.


More than 200 economists and policy advisers from around the world gather for landmark global trade meeting

For many people, the Great Recession of 2007-09 was an unwelcome revelation as to how interdependent global economies had become. The economic downturn in the United States triggered economic slowdowns in many countries. As The Economist noted in a 2009 article, 'a downturn anywhere would become a downturn everywhere.'


Building stronger families is focus of June conference

Indiana residents are invited to attend a conference designed to help them learn tips to strengthen their families by spending wisely, eating right and living well. The event, co-sponsored by Purdue Extension, features 20 sessions on health and wellness, family relationships, and technology. It also includes workshops on heritage skills and craftmaking.


July seminar to focus on ag finance for non-financial managers

Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business will host a four-day seminar in July to help non-financial managers better understand how their decisions impact profitability.


McAfee brings his comedy to Purdue on homecoming weekend

Comedian Pat McAfee will perform at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music on September 23 at 8 p.m. The performance is presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board.


Farm tours provide opportunities for beginning farmers to learn from experts

Ten farm tours across the state will offer beginning farmers the opportunity to learn from experts and to network with fellow farmers at a variety of farming operations.


‘Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science’ comes to Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music in October

'Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science' comes to Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music on at 4 p.m. Oct. 22. This performance is presented by the Purdue Convocations with support from Purdue Dining and Catering.


The latest in genomics research highlighted at inaugural Biochemical Horizons Symposium

Leading researchers in systems biology, genomics and genetic engineering will be among the speakers at Purdue University’s inaugural Biochemical Horizons Symposium, which will provide a forum for attendees to hear about new insights and research findings that are challenging paradigms.


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