January 25, 2010
In the spotlight
Healthy Planet 2010 to offer wellness activities
Purdue faculty and staff will have the opportunity to participate in a number of activities during Healthy Planet 2010, being held Feb. 1-5.
Healthy Planet 2010 is a new initiative designed to focus on health awareness from the local level to a global reach. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Financial Times ranks Purdue's Krannert School as a top 10 public MBA program
Krannert School of Management has been ranked in a tie for the No. 9 spot among U.S. public MBA programs, according to rankings released today (Jan. 25) by the Financial Times. The publication lists Krannert as the highest-ranked MBA program in the state of Indiana. Read more...
Purdue comptroller to join University of Miami
John R. Shipley, comptroller at Purdue, has been named vice president of finance and treasurer at the University of Miami. Read more...
Purdue has 500 doses of H1N1 available for the campus community
Purdue is continuing to offer H1N1 vaccinations to all of the University's faculty, staff, retirees, students and their spouses/domestic partners. Read more...
Purdue reports 1 case of H1N1 since Dec. 23
The Purdue Student Health Center has seen only one student with H1N1 since Dec. 23. Since Aug. 30, 1,415 students -- less than 4 percent of the total student body on the West Lafayette campus -- had reported being ill with flulike symptoms. Read more...
Workshop to explore components of service learning
The 2009 Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellows will present "The Key Components of Service-Learning" workshop on Feb. 3 through the Center for Instructional Excellence. Read more...
'One Campus, Many Voices' cultural diversity series launching this week
Two events this week will open "One Campus, Many Voices," a new series by the Diversity Resource Office that will engage and celebrate Purdue's rich cultural diversity. Read more...
Scholar to discuss integrating critical thinking into the classroom
The Center for Instructional Excellence has invited noted scholar Patti Clayton to campus to speak on incorporating critical thinking into college classes. Read more...
Global supply chain management conference seeks registrants
Purdue students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend "Powering the Global Supply Chain," a conference examining clean energy initiatives and the global supply chain, on Feb. 12. The conference is sponsored by the Krannert School of Management's Global Supply Chain Management Initiative. Keynote speakers will discuss, among several topics, the impact of renewable energy policies on industries and their customers. Read more....
This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients
"Thumbs Up" gives faculty and staff the chance to recognize others on campus for a job well done. Read more...
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Books & Coffee series to start Feb. 4
• Broadway musical 'Jesus Christ Superstar' coming to Purdue's Elliott Hall
• Newsweek editor to give lecture at Purdue