News for faculty and staffOctober 10, 2007
Krannert's weekend MBA program to offer more starting datesKrannert School of Management's Weekend MBA Program will be offered more frequently to meet the demand of working professionals waiting to join.
The program has run every three years since it began in 1994. For the first time starting in January, a new group of students will begin the trek to a future MBA while another class begins their second year. More
Purdue distinguished professor to discuss planetary engineering of Mars
The lecture will begin at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday (Oct.10) in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. A reception will follow in the Stewart Center West Foyer. More
CALENDAR AND EVENTS
Events today at Purdue
— Oct. 10. 9-11 a.m. Fowler Hall, Stewart Center. National Cybersecurity Awareness Month event. Speakers: Scott Ksander, chief information security officer and executive director of ITAP networks and security; and Pablo Malevenda, associate dean of students. Topic: Internet Riding Safely. To learn more about this and other events this month or to register to attend a session, go to http://www.purdue.edu/securepurdue/training/.
Thursday: Supervisor Resonsibilities and the Americans with Disabilities ActOct. 11. 10 a.m. to noon. Room 318, Stewart Center. Americans with Disabilities Act for Supervisors. Speaker: Lynne Horngren, training specialist in the Office of the Vice President for Human Relations. In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, Purdue's Affirmative Action Office is offering this workshop, open to all campus supervisors, that will examine what constitutes a disability, how to recognize an employee's request for a reasonable accommodation and what to do next.
Thursday: Hawkins Memorial Lecture
Oct. 11. 4:30 p.m. Room 161, ME. The Hawkins Memorial Lecture. Speaker: Richard O. Buckius, assistant director, Directorate for Engineering, National Science Foundation; and professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois. Title: Engineering and National Priorities. More information available here.
Friday: Regenstrief Center Brownbag Speaker SeriesOct. 12. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Room 203, Mann Hall. Bring your lunch and learn about the latest in Purdue healthcare delivery research. This week: HealthyPurdue research. Speaker: Julie Huetteman, WorkLife Programs.
Sunday: Women's Health Issues ForumOct. 14. 4 p.m. Women's Health Issues Forum. Hillenbrans Hall Atrium. The forum is sponsored by Purdue Musical Organizations and the Purdue Cancer Center. Free refreshments and entertainment by the Purduettes will be provided. More information is available here.
Oct. 16: Environmental Entrepreneurship Initiative call out
The Environmental Entrepreneurship Initiative (EEI) is a partnership between the Center for the Environment and the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship at Purdue's Discovery Park. More
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