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Purdue newsreel, 1990

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Purdue ID NumberPV00036
TitlePurdue newsreel, 1990
Other TitlePurdue University newsreel, 1990
DescriptionPresident 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 contacted. Maury Williamson retired as Executive Secretary of the Agriculture department after 37 years of service. Five Purdue researchers were given a $5 million grant from NASA to research ways to sustain life in outer space.
Description ContinuedRandy Woodson used a gene gun to improve characteristics in plants and Fred Akers resigned as Head Coach of Purdue Football; Jim Colletto was named as the new head coach. The Mollenkopf Athletic Center was donated in June and named for Jack Mollenkopf.
Date of Original1990
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
Collection Web Site
File Name1990.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized9/15/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c6n58kf0
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