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PUPD to honor dispatchers during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

The week of April 14-18 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Purdue University is taking this opportunity to recognize the work of its police dispatchers.

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57th Purdue Grand Prix set for April 26

Purdue University's 57th Grand Prix race will take place April 26 at the Grand Prix track on campus, near the corner of McCormick Road and Cherry Lane.

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Deadline for submitting online campus bicycle, pedestrian infrastructure feedback and upcoming meeting

A steering committee of Purdue University faculty, staff and students, along with the consulting team of Rundell Ernstberger Associates, LLC, and Toole Design Group, are collaborating to develop a strategy for the future of pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure on the West Lafayette campus.

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Tornado awareness sessions scheduled

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University's Office of Environmental Health and Public Safety is offering tornado awareness sessions this spring that will focus on awareness strategies, responsive actions and things to do after a tornado event.

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Purdue police urge pedestrian and bicycle caution, courtesy as busy spring arrives

Purdue University police are again reminding the campus community to be vigilant and keep bicycle and pedestrian safety in mind as the weather warms and more people head outside.

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Home gardeners: 'Don't be fooled' by spotty nice weather

Planting a home garden at the first sign of spring weather might cause big problems later, especially when more freeze days are likely ahead, a Purdue Extension horticulture specialist says.

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Sirens to sound during Purdue tornado warning drill March 20

As part of Indiana's Severe Weather Preparedness Week, Purdue University's Office of Emergency Preparedness and Planning will coordinate a campus-wide tornado drill on March 20.

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