Purdue's 2013 highlights captured on video

February 27, 2014  

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The major happenings at Purdue University during 2013 are highlighted in the 59th edition of the Purdue Year in Review video.

Titled "Moving Forward," the 12-minute program, produced by the Office of Marketing and Media, can be viewed on the Purdue YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/Pq8vB4O6kv0, or is available from the Purdue Undergraduate Library.

The video is sponsored by the Purdue Alumni Association and is shown to Purdue alumni clubs around the world.

The 2013 Year in Review was produced and directed by Ray Cubberley, senior broadcast producer in marketing and media, and is narrated by Tim Newton, director of external relations for Purdue's Krannert School of Management.

A DVD of the newsreel can be purchased from the Purdue Alumni Association for $20, which includes shipping. Direct purchase inquiries to Purdue Alumni Association, Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center, Attn: Chad Johnson, 403 Wood St., West Lafayette, IN 47907-2007 (or call 765-494-2603).

Highlights in the 2013 Year in Review include: the start of Mitch Daniels' term as Purdue's 12th president; the announcement of Purdue Moves – 10 initiatives to broaden Purdue's global impact and enhance educational opportunities for students; commencement; Daniels speech in Indianapolis followed by a massive Purdue tailgate event around Monument Circle; a Purdue study to reduce football and soccer concussions; four dedications - the Herrick Lab for engineering research, the John Purdue statue, the new baseball stadium and a new space plane exhibit; grand prix; Boiler Gold Rush; Homecoming; overseas trips by Purdue Bands and Purdue Musical Organizations; the PMO Christmas Show; anniversary celebrations for the Department of Entomology, the horticulture show, the College of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Nursing, the fire department, and the College of Technology; alumni activities, including alumni weekend and the Purdue Alumni Student Experience; a Big Ten Tournament championship for women's basketball; a Big Ten title for women's golf; an elite eight appearance for Purdue volleyball; best-ever seasons for wrestling and women's tennis, and a NCAA title for a Purdue diver; the new 211 pep rally prior to home football games; and football coach Darrell Hazell talking to a group of alumni. 

Source: Ray Cubberley, 765-494-2075, rcubberley@purdue.edu

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