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All Purdue employees have the responsibility to do what's right to keep those who work, study, and visit the university safe. That's the message from President France Cordova in response to the ongoing scandal at Penn State.

Cordova sent a brief email message to all employees saying everyone should report child abuse or neglect they witness or have knowledge of. She says in an emergency situation, that can be done by calling 911.

Food writer Dave DeWitt describes how some of America's most famous colonial leaders not only established America's political destiny, but also revolutionized the very foods we eat.

Greg Zawisza's Last Day at WBAA

Nov 16, 2011

Roger Priest with Greg Zawisza on Greg's last day at WBAA, April 1, 1985.

Rafa

Nov 11, 2011

The sports auto-biography of one of the greatest tennis players of this generation, Rafael Nadal.

Divided Paths: Common Ground, The story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, two pioneering Purdue women who introduced science into the home.

Steve Eddy essay

Oct 31, 2011

Jim Morrison of The Doors once said, “Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.”

While he wouldn’t go that far, Lafayette resident Steve Eddy can tell you about a bad haircut or two.

Philly Cheese Steak Dip

Sep 6, 2011

Philly Cheese Steak Dip

The Debate Over the Newport Chemical Depot

Aug 30, 2011

Walking around the Newport Chemical Depot is pretty mundane.  There isn’t much to see outside of a few abandon buildings.  Some of them look unkempt and shoddy while a few others could be serviceable with a paint job and some cleaning.

In some areas the grass and weeds reach hip-high and the only noises that can be heard are birds chirping and the wind blowing.

The seven-thousand-acre development in Vermillion County that was once the home to U-S Army production facilities is now desolate, but Jack Fenoglio believes that can change.

Purdue is forming a joint research partnership with a Chinese university.

Officials with Purdue's Energy Center and the Center for Environment and Zhejiang University formalized creation of the Clean Energy Research Initiative this morning.

Energy Center director Maureen McCann says the effort will focus on advancing clean energy technologies, specifically biomass and coal.

She says the partnership will include student and faculty exchanges, workshops and other educational programs.

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