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Earthquake recovery expert

Daniel P. Aldrich, associate professor of political science, has studied evacuation, disaster recovery and community rebuilding following the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami in Tamil Nadu, the 1923 earthquake in Tokyo and the 1995 earthquake in Kobe, Japan. He can talk about government regulation, international aid and community social networks.


Butcher BlockBoilermaker Butcher Block offers pre-ordered meat for Purdue tailgates

Boilermaker fans who enjoy grilling burgers and brats at tailgates can now pre-order their meat from the Boilermaker Butcher Block and pick it up on game day.


Research foundation CraneNSWC Crane, Purdue to collaborate on showcasing, moving innovations to commercialization

Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division (NSWC Crane), Purdue Research Foundation and Purdue's Discovery Park have signed a partnership intermediary agreement that will showcase both organizations' intellectual property to expedite and support the move of innovations to the public.


Prosecutor approves Purdue proposal to share video

The Tippecanoe County prosecutor on Thursday (Aug. 21) approved Purdue’s proposal to post on its website the security video showing the detention of an Exponent photographer by law enforcement officers in Purdue's Electrical Engineering Building immediately after a Jan. 21 homicide in that building.


LSST telescopeA 3-D movie of the universe, no glasses needed: construction begins on Large Synoptic Survey Telescope

Two Purdue University physicists are part of an international project to create a telescope that will survey more of the universe than all of the previous telescopes combined.


Purdue responds to Exponent complaint; asks court to weigh in

Purdue University on Wednesday (Aug. 20) responded to the lawsuit filed last week by Purdue Student Publishing Foundation Inc. (d/b/a The Purdue Exponent), which seeks to compel release of security video compiled by the Tippecanoe County prosecutor as part of the investigation of the Jan. 21 murder of Purdue student Andrew Boldt.


Regional educators to strengthen Extension community development programs

Purdue Extension has hired five new regional economic and community development educators to expand delivery of ECD programs throughout the state.


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