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News for faculty and staff
January 6, 2010
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Wiley Dining Court earns national design award
Every dining court project at Purdue has won at least one citation from the American School and University or College and University Planning magazines. Both publications are information sources for higher education administrators and architects responsible for the planning, design, operation and maintenance of educational facilities.
"The awards we've received over the years confirm our dedication to providing high-quality residential and dining offerings for our students," said John Sautter, vice president for housing and food services. More
FEATURED NEWS FOR EMPLOYEES
Reminder: Winter weather policies, procedures
Should adverse weather conditions necessitate that a snow recess, snow emergency, or severe weather emergency be declared for the West Lafayette campus, special policies and procedures pertaining to operations, parking and pay will become effective. More information on these is available here.
If there is any change in the University's operational status, pertinent information will be sent to the Purdue e-mail accounts of faculty, staff, and students and also will be posted on the University's home page and to the "Purdue Emergency Notification" Facebook group. In addition, all local media will be informed. General weather-related information can be found at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/weather.html.
ITaP offers option for additional e-mail storage space
When ITaP upgraded its Exchange service in October, each user's default mailbox-storage quota increased from 500 megabytes to 1 gigabyte. Now, ITaP also can provide additional storage to Purdue faculty and staff who routinely require more than 1 gigabyte of mailbox storage on ITaP's Exchange servers. More
RESEARCH NEWS, SPECIAL REPORTS
'Ferropaper' is new technology for small motors, robots
The material is made by impregnating ordinary paper -- even newsprint -- with a mixture of mineral oil and "magnetic nanoparticles" of iron oxide. The nanoparticle-laden paper can then be moved using a magnetic field. More
CALENDAR AND EVENTS
Events this weekHere is a list of events happening Jan. 4-10 at the West Lafayette campus. More
Purdue Galleries to present 'Platforms' painting exhibit
Purdue Galleries will begin the new year with exhibitions of large-scale paintings and equine images from the permanent collection. More
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