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    • 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, 1957-1958

    • 1958
    • 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

    • 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, 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, 2000

    • 2000
    • 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

    • 2002
    • 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, 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, 2007

    • 2008
    • 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, 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, 1959-1960

    • 1960
    • 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, 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, 1968-1969

    • 1969
    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1968-69 academic year. Includes Purdue Centennial Year Celebration with speeches by President Hovde and Indiana Governor Edgar D Whitcomb, among others; student political...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1974

    • 1975
    • Reports on the highlights of the 1974 year at Purdue, a year of soaring economic inflation, recession, and energy problems. Portrays events from such activities as the Ag. fish fry, the Occupational Outlook Career Program for women, the NIT...
    • 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, 2005

    • 2005
    • 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, 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, 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, 1965-1966

    • 1966
    • 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

    • 1968
    • 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

    • 1972
    • 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...

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