February 23, 2010
In the spotlight
President's State of the University address set for today
President France A. Córdova today (Feb. 23) will present her State of the University address.
The address begins at 1 p.m. in the South Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Traffic delays possible today on Northwestern near Mackey
Beginning at 8 a.m. today (Feb. 23) and continuing throughout the morning, approximately 50 concrete trucks will enter and exit Northwestern Avenue at the Mackey Arena complex site.To avoid possible delays, select an alternate travel route. Flag staff will be on site directing traffic. Purdue University and West Lafayette police departments will be enforcing the 30 mph speed limit in this area.
Workplace violence workshop being offered
A well-regarded workshop on "Workplace Violence: Awareness, Prevention, Survival" is being offered by several campus offices April 8. Pre-registration is required. Read more...
Home Hospital emergency room to close and move today
West Lafayette campus employees and supervisors need to be aware of the upcoming closing of the Home Hospital Emergency Department. The hospital's emergency department will close at 11 p.m. today (Feb. 23) and move to the new St. Elizabeth East hospital. The St. Elizabeth East Emergency Care Center, 1701 S. Creasy Lane in Lafayette, will open at 7 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 25). Read more...
Purdue Saves Week: Today's tip on saving and investing
Pay yourself first. Start out by investing 1 percent of your income, then increase the amount each year until you have maxed out your 403(b) maximum contribution. For more information, register for one of the Purdue Saves Week presentations or stop by the Purdue Saves table, which will be in the main lobby of Stewart Center each day this week between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Research: How you think about your age may affect how you age
The saying "You're only as old as you feel" really seems to resonate with older adults, according to research from Purdue. Read more...
Police seek man in connection with bus attack
Purdue University police have released a photo captured by surveillance video of individuals they want to question in relation to an attack of two people on CityBus around 3:05 a.m. Sunday (Feb. 21). Read more...
Callout under way for Purdue Staff Golf League
Golfers looking for an opportunity to play and meet other staff and faculty at Purdue are invited to participate in the Purdue Staff Golf League. Read more...
'Bad films' also have their place during movie award season
The films that are more likely to win a RAZZIE in honor of their poor quality rather than an Oscar still have a special place in film history and pop culture, says a Purdue film expert. Read more...
Purdue's 2009 highlights captured on video
The 55th edition of the Purdue Newsreel, a video collection of University highlights from 2009, is now available. Read more...
Tell Your Students
Purdue encourages students to participate in U.S. Census
University officials are encouraging all Purdue students to be counted during the 2010 U.S. Census this spring because an accurate count is essential to long-term planning and support for the area. Read more...
Purdue in the News
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