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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 8:30 p.m. The performance is presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board.


McAfee performance time moved to accommodate football game

Comedian Pat McAfee’s performance at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music on Sept. 23 will begin at 8:30 p.m. A change in the start time was made in order to accommodate those that will be attending Purdue’s 4 p.m. homecoming football game.


Purdue dedications set for Sept. 22 and 23

Two new buildings, the expansion of a propulsion laboratory for research, an all-skills playground and the Boilers on Track monument will be dedicated by Purdue University this week.


Design goodPurdue industrial design medical design hackathon to take place Sept. 22-23

More than 2,000 college students from 30 universities around the world will collaborate on a medical design hackathon as part of the Sept. 22-23 Design Good Now conference.


Dog jogPurdue veterinary conference to feature talk on human-animal bond and 5k Dog Jog

The Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine will host the Purdue Veterinary Conference from Sept. 19-23. The event will kickoff with the annual Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture.


Anita HillAnita Hill to speak on equality, equity on Sept. 25

Activist Anita Hill will speak about equality in a post-President Barack Obama America at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Purdue University.


WeConnect conference leads off Women Lead week at Purdue

A Sept. 24-25 conference co-sponsored by the Purdue University College of Science and the Krannert School of Management will serve as the opening event for Krannert’s Women Lead Week.


Quentin HardyCould a fake news article start World War III? And could technology stop it?

The idea of 'fake news' isn’t a new phenomenon - even the Romans spread lies and rumors to gain the upper hand - but in today’s world, where news is pumped out and spreads at breakneck speeds with the help of technology, its potency has reached dangerous levels.


Einstein, Beyonce or Serena: top features for your designer grandchild

Our bioengineered future may include genetically engineered plants, better to feed a world where famine is approaching epic proportions; and genetically engineered children, expressly designed to enhance their potential at science, music or sports.


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