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Purdue newsreel, 2005

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Purdue ID NumberPV00051
TitlePurdue newsreel, 2005
Other TitleMarch to preeminence; 2005 Purdue newsreel
DescriptionThis 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. The campaign for Purdue University generated over $1 ¼ billion, with over 165, 000 people donating to the project. A memorial service was held in February for the late Herbert C. Brown, who won the Noble Prize for his work with boron compounds. Gene Keady said goodbye to Purdue University after 25 years of coaching.
Description ContinuedA bronze 18-foot statue of a boilermaker was added to the Purdue landscape. The Tom Spurgeon golf training center was dedicated in the fall. Edward Elliott, Jr. was given the Boilermaker Pride Award, given to those who have made outstanding improvements in Purdue Alumni Clubs.
Date of Original2005
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
Collection Web Site
File Name2005.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized9/08/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c6pz57ws
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