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History prof weighs in on Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight

Fans wanted to see a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao match-up for years and a Purdue University American sports historian vets just how this fight will be remembered in history.


Purdue alumnus appointed next director of Congressional Budget Office

Keith Hall, a Purdue University graduate, has been appointed as next director of the Congressional Budget Office. Hall's appointment was announced Friday (Feb. 27) and his term as director begins April 1. He will succeed the current director, Douglas Elmendorf.


Japan tsunami/earthquake expert on disaster recovery, survival and social networks

Daniel Aldrich, Purdue University associate professor of political science, has studied evacuation, disaster recovery and community rebuilding following the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.


National fraternity, university suspend Sigma Nu

Sigma Nu Fraternity Inc. and Purdue University on Tuesday (March 3) announced the suspension of the fraternity’s Purdue Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Nu for two years, effective immediately. The chapter will be eligible to return to the campus for the fall 2017 semester.


Schoolhouse Partners publishes 2015 directory of research grants

Researchers who conduct work in the fields of the humanities, medicine, science, social science, technology and others can search for funding in a newly published directory with more than 4,900 opportunities.


Leaves Committee to review plan design, increase days available

In response to feedback received over the last 10 days regarding the proposed changes to Purdue University's leaves policy, the University Leaves Committee along with Bill Sullivan, chief financial officer and treasurer, will re-evaluate the proposed leaves plan.


Finance, investment leader named chief financial officer for Purdue Research Foundation

Brian E. Edelman has been named Purdue Research Foundation's chief financial officer and treasurer, officials announced March 2.


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