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Nominations sought for Purdue's Hovde Award

Purdue Extension is accepting nominations for the 2016 Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence, given to a Purdue University faculty or staff member who has contributed to the improvement of rural Indiana.

Appointments, honors and activities

Notables and student honors.

Purdue professor Gray named 2016 IFAMA fellow

Allan Gray, Purdue University's Land O'Lakes Chair for Food and Agribusiness, was named a fellow of the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association Wednesday (June 22) at the organization's World Conference in Aarhus, Denmark.

Purdue experiment aboard Blue Origin suborbital rocket a success

An experiment by Purdue University professor Steven Collicott, Ph.D., ended with success aboard the first suborbital rocket research flight by private company Blue Origin.

Appointments, honors and activities

Faculty and staff honors, rankings.

Trustees approve new life insurance premiums and down payment for defined contribution plan liability

Purdue's Board of Trustees on Friday (June 17) approved a five-year renewal proposal for employee life insurance through Securian Financial Group (formerly Minnesota Life) and a down payment toward the defined contribution plan for non-exempt employees currently part of the Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF).

Appointments, honors and activities

Faculty and staff honors, alumni honors and student honors.

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