News for faculty and staffSeptember 4, 2007
FEATURED NEWS FOR EMPLOYEES
University Street closure part of this week's road construction updateA Vectren gas line replacement project will close University Street to through traffic between State and First streets for up to three days beginning at about 8:30 a.m. today (Tuesday, Sept. 4). Here is a list of more of the latest traffic and parking disruptions. More
Purdue supports National Preparedness MonthThe Department of Homeland Security is sponsoring the fourth annual National Preparedness Month in September to influence Americans to prepare for emergencies. More
Appointments, promotions, honors:
— Venkataramanan (Ragu) Balakrishnan has been named associate dean for research in the College of Engineering.
Animal Sciences to honor six as distinguished alumniThe Department of Animal Sciences will present six individuals with the 2007 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Awards. More
CALENDAR AND EVENTS
Date change for CIE workshop
"An Interview with Indiana's Teacher of the Year," a CIE College Teaching Workshop, is now scheduled for 9 a.m. Sept. 13. More
John Purdue Room specialAt the John Purdue Room in Stone Hall: This week, in addition to the regular menu, the featured special will be New England Clam Chowder and Baked Cod. Menu and hours.
Libraries seminarSept. 6. 10:30 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, B848. Libraries Seminar Committee presents "A Perspective of a Patent Examiner." Speaker: John Calvert, Inventors Assistance Program, United States Patent and Trademark Office. See flyer here.
Courses in Chinese from Confucius Institute, Continuing Ed
Three non-credit courses in elementary Chinese conversation, Chinese for business, and Chinese calligraphy are offered this fall through the Confucius Institute at Purdue (CIP) and Purdue Continuing Education. The courses are open to anyone with an interest in Chinese language and culture. More
American Association of University Women (AAUW)
A local AAUW branch has started in Lafayette/West Lafayette. The next meeting is at 12 noon Monday, Sept. 10, in HAAS 111. More
Iraq film symposiumTwo films about the war in Iraq and its consequences will be shown in September. More
Dan Zanes and Friends family folk musicDan Zanes, the former lead singer and songwriter for the rock band the Del Fuegos, and his band will perform their Grammy-winning children's music at 3 p.m. Sept. 16 in the Long Center for the Performing Arts. More
Purdue helps teacher add science to students' iPod playlists
Students may add iPods to their schools supplies list this year to take advantage of educational podcasts available through iTunes. More
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