May 20, 2010
In the spotlight
Education dean draws from background to enhance Purdue's strengths
Maryann Santos de Barona, dean of the College of Education, believes the key to running an effective college is understanding the values and skill set the organization possesses and effectively working within that framework. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Update on President Córdova's trip to China
President France A. Córdova this week is meeting with the leaders of Tsinghua University and China Agricultural University to enhance collaborative research and academic programs. Photos and a journal entry from the president's trip are now available at www.purdue.edu/global2010.
Mail delivery, pickup changes for Spring Fling
Materials Distribution Services will not run its regular mail delivery and pickup schedule this afternoon in order to allow employees to attend Spring Fling today. Morning delivery and pickup times are unchanged. Read more...
Parking garages to have nightly closures for cleaning
The summer cleaning schedule for parking garages calls for overnight cleaning on affected dates. Vehicles may not be parked in the affected areas between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. as cleaning takes place. Read more...
Farmers market to be held today near Dauch
The Purdue Farmers Market will be open 3-6:30 p.m. today at the corner of Sheetz and Wood streets, just west of Dick and Sandy Dauch Alumni Center. The market, sponsored by Purdue Physical Facilities, will be held Thursdays through Oct. 28.
First-time presentation on teen dating violence to be offered for parents
WorkLife Programs is offering a new presentation on dating violence aimed at teaching parents the warning signs to look for and what to do if they need to help their teen. Read more...
Walking program offers camaraderie, physical activity
Those looking for a convenient way to participate in physical activity on campus can participate in the summer walking program. Read more...
CSSAC elects vice chair
Ebony Barrett-Kennedy will be the next vice chair of the Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee.
She was elected to the position at CSSAC’s May 11 meeting. Read more...
CSSAC to offer trip to Chicago Cubs game
The Purdue Employees Activity Program, a subcommittee of the Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee, is sponsoring an Aug. 21 bus trip to see the Chicago Cubs. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Purdue researchers aim to treat drug-resistant malaria, win Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant
Purdue researchers may have a way to renew once successful malaria treatments and have them work against drug-resistant strains. Read more...
International business program wins $1.6 million grant
Purdue's Center for International Business and Research, based at the Krannert School of Management, has received a four-year, $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Read more...
Discovery Learning Research Center names recipients of 2010 Faculty Research Fellowships
The Discovery Learning Research Center has selected the research team of Rachael Kenney and Melanie Shoffner for its 2010 Faculty Research Fellow Program. Read more...
Purdue ballroom team advances on 'Dancing with the Stars'
The Purdue University Latin & Ballroom Dance Team has advanced to the finals of the "Dancing with the Stars" college competition. The team will face either Utah Valley University or Rutgers University during the college team championship round on Tuesday (May 25). The show will air at 8 p.m. on ABC.
Researchers in various studies looking for participants
Here is a list of research studies that currently are looking for study participants. Read more...
Brees, Dawson, Griese to be honored at NFF dinner
Purdue's three Super Bowl champion quarterbacks will highlight an evening of awards and celebration on June 22, when Drew Brees, Len Dawson and Bob Griese appear together for the first time ever in West Lafayette at the sixth annual NFF Honors Dinner. Read more...