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Boom! Fireworks can take toll on hearing in children, adults

Admiring fireworks from afar sounds like the best plan, according to a Purdue audiologist.

Turpin sculpturePurdue professor retires after a fascinating bug-filled career

After 45 years as a Purdue University entomology professor, Tom Turpin will retire July 1, leaving a colorful legacy of cricket-spitting, cockroach races, and ladybug-themed tuxedos. He helped establish Bug Bowl, the world’s largest insect-themed festival, and regularly brought along exotic and interesting creatures to share with his audience during his frequent guest lectures at local schools and community events - where he often appeared in bug-bedecked formal attire.

Amazon purchasing Whole Foods is a game changer for grocery store industry

Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods is a wakeup call for all grocery stores, says a Purdue University retail management expert.

Duke academyDuke Energy Academy immersing high schoolers, teachers in STEM experiences

Forty-nine high school students, 26 teachers, and four mentor teachers are expected at the Purdue West Lafayette campus for a weeklong immersive learning experience in energy June 18-24.

Purdue Board of Trustees elects officers

Purdue University's Board of Trustees on Friday (June 16) re-elected Michael Berghoff as chairman and Tom Spurgeon as vice chairman and honored its outgoing student trustee.

Purdue trustees approve contracts, property transactions

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 16) approved several contracts and two property parcel exchanges.

2017 Air Race Nicoletta-ChloeTwo Purdue teams to compete in the annual Air Race Classic

Two teams from Purdue University will compete in the 41st annual Air Race Classic women’s cross-country competition for the first time in more than a decade.

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