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    • 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, 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,...
    • 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, 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, 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, 1993

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette Campus during 1993. Includes scenes from: the new Liberal Arts Building, Hillenbrand Hall, Founders Park with Loeb Fountain, destruction of Fowler Courts, addition to Lynn Hall, new sign on...
    • 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, 2004

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    • Dedications of new buildings included the groundbreaking of the Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering, the Burton Center in Discovery Park, and the Canine Cancer Center. Ford Dining Court and the Pao Center were completed, as was the Dauch Alumni...
    • 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, 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, 1961-1962

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    • The 1961-1962 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. Felix Hoss was the new director of mathematical sciences. Work on Young Hall was being conducted. The physics building was expanded. McClure Park was created to foster...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1963-1964

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    • The Purdue University Band had the honor of being the first college band to play in Radio City Music Hall. A new six-story parking garage next to the Memorial Union was under construction, as was the new “H dorm” for women. Slayter Center for...
    • 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, 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, 1979

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    • Presents the 25th anniversary edition of the Purdue Newsreel, highlighting some of the events documented in the last twenty-five years, including Gala Week; the early years of Purdue; Heavilon Hall; senior cords; and the Old Oaken Bucket. Also...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1980

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the l980 calendar year. Includes the Ag Alumni Fish Fry with guests Senator Richard Luger and Governor Otis Bowen; Purdue Student Association; various men’s and women’s...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1984

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the 1984 calendar year. Includes information on student research with lubricants and punching dies in Industrial Engineering; basketball hi-lights; laser research; gift 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, 1991

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    • Features highlights from the 1991 academic year at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus. Looks at Desert Storm events recognizing Purdue’s involvement; foreign and international participation by students and faculty in Germany, France,...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1992

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette Campus during 1992. Includes scenes from: the Bug Bowl, Rube Goldberg competition, Band events, Glee Club performances, Black Cultural Center, Co-Rec activities, WBAA 70th anniversary, Grand...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1994

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 1994. Includes scenes from: Vision 21 Program - appearances by Neil Armstrong, James Dora, and Eugene Cernan; Gala Week; Founder’s Park; Grand Prix; Homecoming - featuring...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1995

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 1995. Includes scenes from: Dedication of the new Bell Tower; completion of Lynn Hall and Grant Street garage; construction started on the new mall by Stewart Center; Black...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1998

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 1998. Includes scenes from: Rube Goldberg Contest, Kyle Smith wins Grand Prix, Reamer Club’s 75th Anniverssary, History Professor Michael Morrison named Indiana Professor of...
    • 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, 2006

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    • Highlights selected events of the calendar year 2006 at Purdue University. Building dedications included the biomedical engineering building, Lawson computer science building, and Fleischhauer radiation therapy facility for the School of Veterinary...

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