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    • 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, 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, 1959-1960

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    • The new Heavilon Hall opened. Every student received a hearing and sight exam in the building as part of their health check. Echo free rooms were created in the building to do calibrating on audio tools. Just like every year prior, the seniors line...
    • 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...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1971

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1971 calendar year. Includes the appointment of Dr. Arthur Hansen as Purdue president; the retirement of Dr. Frederick L. Hovde after 25 years as president; renaming of the...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1990

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    • President Steven Beering proposed international development within Purdue University. Purdue celebrated the 50th anniversary of Elliott Hall of Music. Students raised $1 million during the phone-a-thon in January. Over 80,000 alumni were...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1996

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    • The 1996 news reel presents the year in review. Two female Purdue students, Lauren Nicolson and Jackie Valapaqua, won the 1996 Air Race classic, a 2,400 mile all-female air race. System-wide enrollment reached 64,000. John Blaha, an astronaut from...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1997

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    • The 1997 news reel presents the year in review. A new building was named after Roy Whistler because of his work in agricultural chemistry. Fred Ford, executive vice president and treasurer, retired after 39 years of service, replaced by Ken Burns....
    • Purdue newsreel, 2000

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 2000. Includes scenes from: Stephen Beering steps down as President of the University after 17 years, Martin Jischke named new President by Board of Trustees, Purdue Jazz Band...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2002

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 2002. Includes: President Martin Jische announces a 1.3 Billion dollar capital campaign fund, Purdue’s largest ever; Leah Jamison is named Indiana Professor of the Year;...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2003

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    • Lists the highlights of activites at Purdue in the year 2003. The $1.3 Billion Campaign for Purdue gets new donations of $312 million in 2003 , a new computer science building is announced to be fiinished in 2006, Purdua Alums Astronaut John Blaha...
    • 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, 2007

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 2007 calendar year. The Campaign for Purdue finished, raising $1.7 billion. President Jischke retired. France A. Córdova became University President. The Grand Prix,...

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