February 16, 2010
In the spotlight
Profile: Graphic designer promotes Union activities
On the second floor of the Purdue Memorial Union, not far from the Great Hall, is the office of graphic designer David Haan. As part of the Union's marketing team, Haan is in charge of art direction and design for all of its promotional materials, from UnionFest to Breakfast with Santa. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Revisions, additions to University policies
Purdue's Executive Policy Review Group recently approved several new and revised policies. Read more...
Writing workshop to focus on disabilities
The Disability Resource Center and DiversiKey are sponsoring a free six-week writing workshop for students, staff and faculty. "Writing the Disability, Breaking the Myth" will focus on crafting poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction that tackles the subject of disability. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Protein study shows evolutionary link between plants, humans
Inserting a human protein important in cancer development was able to revive dying plants, showing an evolutionary link between plants and humans and possibly making it easier to study the protein's function in cancer development, a Purdue study has shown. Read more...
Student Conference on Diversity to encourage campus dialogue
Intersections, the 2010 Student Conference on Diversity, will be held Wednesday through Saturday (Feb. 17-20) in Stewart Center. The annual conference, sponsored by the Diversity Resource Office/DiversiKey and the Office of the Dean of Students, aims to engage the campus community in dialogue on issues of domestic and global diversity at Purdue. Read more...
Student teams taking part in College of Technology Haiti Housing Relief Competition
Purdue's Building Construction Management Department is holding a College of Technology Haiti Housing Relief Competition. Teams of six students will develop proposals for a design-construction-delivery concept for secure, long-term temporary housing for the millions of Haitians left homeless by the Jan. 12 earthquake. Read more...
From Purdue Calumet
Purdue Calumet reveals new Web home page
Purdue University Calumet has unveiled a new Web site home page designed to convey a cleaner, more attractive and progressive look while incorporating a dynamic, user-friendly feel. Read more...
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Black Voices of Inspiration to collaborate with Bach Chorale Singers for a soulful celebration of song
Master puppeteer to debut new Don Quixote film at Purdue