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Statement from Purdue President Mitch Daniels on passing of Wayne Townsend

Indiana just lost a great citizen and one of our greatest Boilermakers. - Purdue President Mitch Daniels


State Climate Office: Indiana rains set record for month of June

Indiana set a record for rainfall in the month of June, with a state average of 9.03 inches, the Indiana State Climate Office said Wednesday (July 1). June also was the fourth-wettest of any month on record since 1895.


Asteroid impact expert says detection more important than deflection; inaugural ‘Asteroid Day’ Tuesday (June 30)

A Purdue University asteroid impact expert says the best investment in asteroid defense is not in weapons to deflect them, but in telescopes and surveys to find them.


Disabled vets celebrate their ‘Independence Day’ by earning pilots’ wings

Several disabled pilots will earn pilot certificates at Purdue University this week (July 1 and 2).


Physics Building reopened after water leak

The Physics Building on Purdue University’s campus reopened at 8 a.m. Monday (June 29) after it was closed most of the day before due to a large water leak.


flood cornAbout $300 million in Indiana crops' value lost to flooding so far

Torrential rains and resulting flooding have destroyed as much as 5 percent of Indiana's corn and soybean crops and already cost the state's agricultural economy about $300 million since the beginning of June, Purdue Extension economist Chris Hurt said Friday (June 26).


Experts related to Rolling Stones' Indy concert

Purdue experts who can talk about topics related to the July 4 Rolling Stones concert at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.


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