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    • Purdue newsreel, 1957-1958

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    • This year, Purdue used for the first time closed circuit TV to allow teachers to reach a larger group of people. The long standing tradition of seniors creating a pair of yellow cords to be worn after the first parade lives on. (This tradition is...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1966-1967

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    • This year Dr. George Hawkins, dean of the schools of engineering, became vice president for academic affairs. Harrison Hall was in use for the first time this year. Several Greek houses opened in Tower Acres. The newly renovated Civil Engineering...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1956-1957

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    • The 1956-1957 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. There were variety acts after every home game, such as Bob Hope, Henny Youngman, and Louis Armstrong. Darayl Able spoke at the books and coffee program presented by the...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1964-1965

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    • This year Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne was created. The Krannert building was dedicated and the Graduate House (later known as Young Hall) was completed. The Civil Engineering building was dedicated as well. The fire station next...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2005

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    • This year, the Bindley Bioscience Building, named after William Bindley of Indianapolis, was opened along with the Birch Nanotechnology Building, named after Michael Birch. The Pao Visual Performing arts building was dedicated this year as well....
    • Purdue newsreel, 1955-1956

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    • This fall Mr. L. Freehafer was appointed University Business Manager. William Cone was named Head of Student Health Service. Jack Mollenkopf was named head coach of the football team. Campus improvements include the Intramural Gymnasium (under...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1958-1959

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    • This year the band got new uniforms under Al Wright’s direction. Purdue University Agricultural Extension helped educate the public with a state-wide initiative to inform. The outstanding 4-H woman of the year was Purdue University sophomore...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1960-1961

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    • The 1960-1961 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. Purdue Hall, which was originally the men’s dormitory, was deemed unsafe and was demolished. University Hall was renovated with a new interior made for classrooms instead...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1962-1963

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    • This year new advancements in technology helped Purdue advance state-wide education and also helped in the formation of independent study at Purdue University. The first nuclear reactor in Indiana was installed at Purdue University. Dean E. C....
    • Purdue newsreel, 1965-1966

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    • This year the groundbreaking for the Purdue University North Central Campus was initiated. The civil engineering building was undergoing extensive remodeling, and plans for a new pharmacy building were unveiled. Dr. Glenn Jenkins retired as dean...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1967-1968

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    • This year, Dr. Fredrick L. Hovde, President of Purdue University for over 23 years, was awarded a medal from the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame. Hovde also won a prestigious award from Brazil for his continual aid and development. A new...

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