February 8 , 2010
Brees leads Saints to Super Bowl win
Former Purdue quarterback Drew Brees was named the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl XLIV after leading the New Orleans Saints to a 31-17 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. Read more...
In the spotlight
Photo gallery: Healthy Planet 2010
Last week, Purdue celebrated Healthy Planet 2010, an initiative dedicated to encouraging faculty, staff and students, as well as alumni and the local community, to pursue healthy living. Photos of activities held during the week are available in a photo gallery.
Featured News for Employees
APSAC seeking new members
The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee is looking for new members to fill six seats that will become vacant in May. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. Read more...
Nominations sought for 2010 Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning
This memo from Mark Pagano, dean of Continuing Education and Conferences, is regarding the request for nominations for the 2010 Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning. Criteria and nomination forms also are included in the PDF file.
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...
Institute funds student veterans' organizations to continue work on Indiana campuses
The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University recently awarded grants totaling $14,000 to nine student veterans' organizations, which are student-run service and extracurricular organizations, to help student service members and veterans on campuses throughout Indiana. Read more...
Miss Purdue University reflects on title as 2010 pageant nears
A crown is like a megaphone. That is how Jacklyn Talbert, the reigning Miss Purdue University, treats her title. Read more...
Boilermaker Fan Headquarters to be set up in downtown Indianapolis during Big Ten tournaments
The Purdue Alumni Association, in partnership with the John Purdue Club, will host the Boilermaker Fan Headquarters at Scotty's Brewhouse in downtown Indianapolis during the men's and women's Big Ten Tournaments. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty and staff. Read more...