February 1, 2010
Welcome to Healthy Planet 2010, a week dedicated to encouraging faculty, staff, students, alumni and the local community to pursue healthy living.
Healthy Planet 2010 will offer the Purdue community a variety of events designed to interest and motivate everyone.
One focus of the week is health education. Here are some related opportunities. Read more...
A message from President Córdova
We enter the second month of our spring semester with some exciting events focused on health and with continuing pride in our students, faculty and staff who work to make a difference in the world around us. I’m very pleased to introduce Healthy Planet 2010, a weeklong series of events that promote healthy and balanced lifestyles. Read more...
Kelvin Boston, host of PBS' "Moneywise" television series, will speak at noon in Room 218, Stewart Center. Boston will highlight the opportunities found as people recover from the recession, including how to buy a new home, using benefits to your advantage, and investing retirement funds.
* Today's events and a list of the week's activities
'5 students who live well'
Meet five students who persevere to attain a state of well-being every day by being physically active, eating right, managing money-related stress, being educated on health options and opportunities and maintaining an overall life balance. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
H1N1 vaccine offered at 4 locations for Purdue's Wellness Week
The Purdue Student Health Center will offer H1N1 vaccine at four sites today through Friday (Feb. 1-5) as part of University's wellness week, Healthy Planet 2010. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. 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....
Proposals sought for learning outcomes assessment grants
The Office of the Provost is accepting proposals for learning outcomes assessment grants.
The grants are available to support activities that are focused on confirming and improving student learning, such as developing / purchasing assessment tools such as exams and surveys, conducting focus groups, analyzing assessment results or developing an assessment plan. Read more...
Submissions sought for Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Awards Competition
The Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, is conducting a Graduate Student Research Awards Competition in the format of a scientific poster session. More details on the competition are in a PDF here.
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty and staff. Read more...
Tell Your Students
Study abroad deadline approaching
Purdue students in all majors have until March 1 to apply for study abroad programs for the summer and fall semester. Read more...
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
Boilermaker Ball to celebrate gold and black Feb. 26
Life-size puppets to bring 'The Hobbit' to life