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Prof on Halloween, a good scare and belief in the paranormal

Glenn Sparks, a Purdue University professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication, can talk about the science of a good scare and belief in the paranormal, as well as the effects of frightening images, especially on children.

WBAA launches new FM radio frequency

WBAA, public radio at Purdue, launched a new FM frequency Friday (Oct. 21).

Purdue prof says Halloween offers safe disgust

Halloween is often a time to seek out not just the spooky things that go bump in the night, but also the gross and horrifying things, too. What seems common to both is that people like the emotional rush free of any actual danger, according to a Purdue University disgust expert.

Garimella colombia assignColombian Orinoquía region to get sustainable development assistance through Purdue collaboration

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos invited Purdue University to work with Colombian partners to assist with the development of a master plan for sustainable development of the Orinoquía region. As a result, Purdue has studied the region and is using its research expertise to assist in a collaborative plan with Colombian institutions for the sustainable development of agriculture and tourism in the Orinoquía region.

Purdue alumnus develops technology to improve efficiency at construction sites

A Purdue University graduate's ideas to utilize sensors and a software platform could lead to greater efficiency at future construction sites.

Purdue names 2016 Homecoming queen and king

Purdue University students Cameron Mann and Trevor Peters were crowned Homecoming queen and king during the Homecoming celebration Saturday (Oct. 15) on the main stage in Stadium Mall.

Trustees honor Boilermaker Olympic medalists

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 14) approved resolutions honoring Boilermakers who earned medals representing the United States in the recent Rio Summer Olympics.

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