February 2, 2010
Sustaining New Synergies
A message from President Córdova
Over the past few months we have made progress identifying potential cost-saving initiatives, operational efficiencies, and opportunities for new revenue generation throughout the University. Read more...
A message from Ken Sandel, project manager,
Sustaining New Synergies Task Force
At last month’s Sustaining New Synergies open forum, you heard about a few initiatives that will help Purdue address our immediate reduction in state appropriations. One of those initiatives is energy conservation. Read more...
Today: Physical activity
What has the ability to lift your mood, boost your energy level and improve your sleep? The same thing that can help improve cardiovascular function, build muscle, improve flexibility and combat chronic diseases: exercise.
The Purdue campus offers many avenues for faculty and staff to fit physical activity into their day, from working out at the Recreational Sports Center to participating in one of WorkLife Program's walking sessions. Read more...
A Physical Activity Fair will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Room 118, Purdue Memorial Union. The fair will have booths featuring campus groups such as WorkLife Programs, Ismail Center and Purdue Extension as well as area fitness outlets. Attendees also will have the chance to assess their fitness with members of the Department of Health and Kinesiology, stop by the "Ask the Pharmacist" table, and test muscular endurance at a push-up/sit-up station.
* Today's events and a list of the week's activities
'5 students who live well'
In keeping with today's theme of physical activity, meet Kindra Rodgers, a Purdue student who stays active through the medium of dance. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
SecurePurdue newsletter available online
The January 2010 SecurePurdue newsletter is available here. The newsletter is published as part of the SecurePurdue initiative.
Research News & Special Reports
Sorghum feeds Africa, proves important for U.S. as well
Sorghum, a main food crop in many African nations and the second most important animal feed crop in the United States, has the potential for expanded food and fuel uses both here and abroad, said a Purdue agronomist. Read more...
Interactive map highlights Purdue's presence in each county
Finding Purdue resources in any Indiana county is now quick and easy thanks to a new interactive Web site. Read more...
Purdue performers to offer singing Valentines
Students from Purdue Musical Organizations will be available for hire as they offer singing Valentines for the upcoming holiday. Read more...
Tell Your Students
CFS study abroad fair set for Wednesday
The College of Consumer and Family Sciences is hosting a Study Abroad Fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 3) in the HTM Café, Stone Hall. Read more...