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Scott brain flower‘Hope Stems’ to bloom at Purdue, raising awareness on addictions, substance use

Each day, 130 Americans die from opioid use. By using a giant floral brain symbolizing the effect opioids has on one’s body, a group of Purdue University faculty, staff and students are working to break the stigma of addictions and substance use.


convos-caterpillar‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show’ wiggling its way to Purdue in November

“The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show” will be performed at 3 p.m. Nov. 24 in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse at Purdue University.


Calving school hosted by Purdue veterinary faculty

The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host a calving school for beef and dairy producers on Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Lynn Hall, 625 Harrison St., West Lafayette. Land O’Lakes sponsors the school, at which producers will learn herd management practices for calving season and participate in hands-on demonstrations.


Convos Nassim‘Nassim’ to be presented at Civic Theatre of Lafayette, will feature local actors

'Nassim' is coming to the Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette, 313 N. Fifth St., Lafayette, for five-day run beginning Nov. 19.


Black Cultural Center sets fall Cultural Arts Series

The fall Cultural Arts Series at Purdue University’s Black Cultural Center will include lectures, art exhibitions, immersion tours and artistic performances.


Emily WilsonEmily Wilson, translator of ‘The Odyssey,’ to visit Purdue on Dec. 6 as part of annual Big Read event

The third annual Big Read is designed to enrich Purdue and Greater Lafayette through literature. This year’s selection is Emily Wilson’s translation of “The Odyssey.”


Winter worksPurdue Contemporary Dance Company to present Winter Works dance concert

The Purdue Contemporary Dance Company on Dec. 6-7 will present its Winter Works dance concert.


Translation of ‘The Odyssey’ to be featured Big Read book

Purdue University’s Department of English is partnering with West Lafayette and Tippecanoe County public libraries to bring Emily Wilson’s translation of “The Odyssey” to local readers.


Purdue offers multi-day course for food safety professionals

Purdue University is hosting a three-day course for food safety professionals seeking to be certified as a preventive controls qualified individual and learn more about the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).


Purdue’s Top Farmer Conference will focus on strategies for mitigating risk in 2020

The Purdue Top Farmer Conference, a management program for farmers that features some of the nation’s top experts on marketing, risk management and crop production, will take place Jan. 10 at the Beck Agricultural Center, 4540 U.S. 52 West, West Lafayette, Indiana.


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