February 9, 2010
In the spotlight
Green cleaning now a campus habit
What started in July 2008 as a pilot program to test green cleaning methods in Discovery Park has now become a campus-wide endeavor.
Through the efforts of Purdue's Building Services, the West Lafayette campus has adopted a comprehensive green cleaning program that replaces cleaning chemicals with bio-based, biodegradable products derived from renewable resources. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
CIGNA network doctors responsible for precertification in 2010
Faculty and staff covered by any of Purdue's medical plans in 2010 have a new partner when it comes to precertifying inpatient care and other health care services requiring advance approval. Read more...
Reminder: myPurdue downtime scheduled
The myPurdue portal will be down from 6 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 10) through 7 a.m. Monday (Feb. 15). To keep Banner software current, this scheduled downtime is needed to install an upgrade to the Banner student system. Read more...
Applications sought for Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellows Grant Program
The deadline for applications for Purdue's Community of Service Learning Faculty Fellows Grant Program is Monday (Feb. 15). A memo about the program, application and grant guidelines are available as PDF files.
Forum for division director to be held Wednesday
Continuing Education and Conferences, in its national search for a director of the conference division, has scheduled open forums for three candidates. A forum with Geni Greiner will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 10) in Deans Auditorium, Pfendler Hall. The forum will be online at https://gomeet.itap.purdue.edu/r80923597/. Read more...
Film screening set as part of Global Supply Chain Management Conference
A free public screening of “Garbage Dreams” will be held from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 11) in Room 2082, Rawls Hall. The event is sponsored by the Purdue Global Supply Chain Management Initiative and the Purdue Center for International Business Education and Research as part of the 2010 Global Supply Chain Management Conference and MBA Case Competition. More details are available in this PDF.
Purdue's elevator pitch competition open to students, entrepreneurs
Registration is open for the fourth annual Purdue University Elevator Pitch Competition, which is set for 2-5 p.m. April 2 in Room 121, Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship. Read more...
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