May 3, 2010
In the spotlight
A message from President Córdova
To all who have filled the Purdue campus this year with energy, inspiration, creativity, dedication, and a love of learning -- yours has been a job well done. Read more...
Profiles: 5 Students Who are Launching Their Dreams
For the more than 6,000 Purdue students graduating this month, commencement is the end of one chapter and an exciting start to the next in their life story. Some are moving into exciting careers, eager to make their mark on the world, while others are choosing to continue their education. This month's "5 Students Who …" focuses on five Purdue students who are realizing their dreams. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Campus IT governance committee appointed
With the approval of the Campus Information Technology Plan, an IT Strategic Governance Committee has been appointed by Al Diaz, executive vice president for business and finance, treasurer, and Tim Sands, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost. Read more...
Purdue Today schedule for summer
Purdue Today will reduce its publishing schedule May 10 through Aug. 13. Regular publishing days during the summer will be Monday and Thursday. Daily publication will resume Aug. 16.
Second planning meeting for Homecoming 2010 set for Wednesday
Organizers of Homecoming 2010 invite those interested in helping plan activities for this year's events to a meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday (May 5) in Room 311, Stewart Center. Read more...
ITaP and Biological Sciences to conduct faculty workshop on LON-CAPA
ITaP and the Department of Biological Sciences will present a one-hour workshop for faculty on the assessment tools offered by LON-CAPA, an open-source learning content management and assessment system. The workshop is 2-3 p.m. Thursday (May 6) in Room 283, Stanley Coulter Hall. Read more...
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...
Purdue celebrates Arbor Day
Purdue celebrated Arbor Day on Friday with the planting of a new horse chestnut tree at the northwest corner of Smith Hall. Purdue's first Arbor Day celebration came in the wake of the University's recent designation as a Tree Campus USA, an honor that recognizes the size, scope, diversity and maintenance of Purdue's 8,000-tree arboretum, which spans the entire campus. Grounds employees in the photo are Cory Meadows, Jason Kilgour, Jonathan Snyder, Jeff Clark, Tim Detzner, Phil Richey and Scott Helmkamp.
Marketing and Media honored for 'Amelias' profiles in '5 Students Who …' series
Professional women communicators in Lafayette-West Lafayette honored Purdue's Office of Marketing and Media recently for the positive portrayal of women in "5 Students Who Are Modern-day Amelias," the October entry in the "5 Students Who …" series. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty and staff. Read more...
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