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Purdue newsreel, 1997

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Purdue ID NumberPV00043
TitlePurdue newsreel, 1997
Other TitlePurdue University newsreel, 1997
DescriptionThe 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. Archaeological students spent the summer uncovering a 2, 000 year old Native American village near Monticello. Veterinary medicine opened a new animal behavior clinic for animals with behavior problems.
Description ContinuedThe Salty Dogs celebrated their 50th anniversary with a reunion concert. John Purdue's grave site was refurbished. A new jumbo tron screen and a new mascot (Rowdy) graced Ross-Ade's field. Women's soccer was added to Purdue, making it Purdue's 18th collegiate sport. Plans for a $23 ½ million aquatic center to be built next to the Co-Rec were unveiled. Gene Keady was honored by having the court named after him.
Date of Original1997
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
Duration22 min.
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
Collection Web Site
File Name1997.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized9/08/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c6qz2921
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