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    • Purdue newsreel, 1960-1961

    • 1961
    • 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, 1996

    • 1996
    • 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, 1986

    • 1986
    • Presents events at the Purdue West Lafayette campus during the 1986 calendar year. Features President Beering discussing the goals and accomplishments of the University. Includes scenes of the construction of the new engineering building, the new...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1956-1957

    • 1957
    • 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, 1989

    • 1990
    • Covers events at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus during the 1989 school year. Focuses on the construction of the new fountain and the other construction projects on campus, record enrollment of students, the two new schools of Liberal Arts and...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1995

    • 1995
    • 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, 1997

    • 1997
    • 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, 1955-1956

    • 1956
    • 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, 1970

    • 1971
    • Neil Armstrong received an honorary degree of Dr. of Engineering from the president and board of trustees during graduation commencement ceremonies. President Richard Nixon presented Dr. Herbert C. Brown with the Chemistry award. Purdue women...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1993

    • 1993
    • 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, 2004

    • 2004
    • 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, 2006

    • 2007
    • 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...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1958-1959

    • 1959
    • 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, 1961-1962

    • 1962
    • 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, 1962-1963

    • 1963
    • 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, 1963-1964

    • 1964
    • 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, 1964-1965

    • 1965
    • 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, 1966-1967

    • 1967
    • 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, 1972

    • 1973
    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1972 calendar year. Includes the Purdue Alumni Club; voting registration; the Spring Arts Festival ; the 50th anniversary of WBAA; Gala Week faculty awards; an exhibition air...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1973

    • 1974
    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1973 calendar year. Includes MVP award-winner Otis Armstrong; football and basketball highlights; Big 10 indoor track meet; the annual Ag Fish Fry; faculty appointments; the...

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