June 21, 2010
In the spotlight
Rec Sports posts virtual tour of future building
A virtual tour of the planned Student Fitness and Wellness Center after expansion and renovation is available for viewing on the Division of Recreational Sports website at www.purdue.edu/recsports/about_us/rsc_renovation/virtual_tour.php.
Featured News for Employees
CSSAC accepting membership applications for two districts
The Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee has extended its membership application deadline until July 9 for employees in District I (academic schools and divisions reporting to the Provost, and Intercollegiate Athletics), and District III (Vice President for Physical Facilities). Read more...
Windows 7 upgrade heads ITaP list of summer deployments
By the beginning of the fall 2010 semester, ITaP will deploy Windows 7 to all its computer labs and all centrally scheduled classroom PCs that it supports. Along with the deployment of Windows 7, ITaP will also install some new desktop computer hardware and print-release stations in computer labs. 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...
Research News & Special Reports
New process is promising for hydrogen fuel cell cars
A new process for storing and generating hydrogen to run fuel cells in cars has been invented by chemical engineers at Purdue University. Read more...
Purdue students to participate in 2010 Air Race Classic
Two seniors from Purdue's Department of Aviation Technology are competing in the 2010 annual all-female Air Race Classic, which begins Tuesday (June 22) in Fort Myers, Fla. Those interested in following Lauren Steele and Allison Springer's experiences during the race can visit the Purdue Air Race Team Web page on Facebook, or read its blog at http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~airrace1/AirRaceTeam/Home.html. Read more...
Military institute awards $1 million to Indiana schools that help service members, veterans
The Military Family Research Institute at Purdue on Friday (June 18) awarded more than $1 million to 30 Indiana institutions of higher education that will use the funds to create new or enhance existing opportunities and programs for Indiana's student military service members and veterans and their families. Read more...
Purdue Libraries hosting conference for science and technology libraries
Purdue University Libraries is hosting the 31st annual conference of the International Association of Science and Technology Libraries (IATUL) this week through Thursday. Purdue's hosting marks the first time since 2002 that the conference has taken place in the United States. Read more...
Purdue Extension storm recovery resources available online
Hoosiers with property and crop damage from last week's severe weather can find recovery information online through the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. Read more...
Single-game tickets on sale for Purdue football
Single-game tickets for all seven 2010 Purdue football home games are on sale. Season and mini-season tickets remain available, as well. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty and staff. Read more...
Purdue in the News
Purdue appoints interim dean of Krannert
Inside INdiana Business
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
Summer Concert Series coming at Union
• Purdue's first "virtual" career fair