July 6, 2010
In the spotlight
Purdue reaches out to military families and service members
Preparation met opportunity at Purdue on 9/11. The University's Military Family Research Institute, already a year old, found itself on the domestic front lines to serve in the War on Terror. Now, as it celebrates its first decade, the institute is helping lead the charge for military members and their families.
Featured News for Employees
Purdue names new vice president for student affairs
Melissa Exum, dean of students and associate vice chancellor of student affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named Purdue University's new vice president for student affairs. Read more...
Purdue to simulate emergency to test response
Purdue will test its emergency preparedness July 14 with the simulation of an on-campus event. The exercise is funded by a grant from the Department of Education Emergency Management in Higher Education program. Read more...
WorkLife Programs, PEFCU partner to provide new services to employees
Through a new partnership between Human Resources WorkLife Programs and Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union, all employees have access to free, confidential credit counseling services. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. 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...
Report: Indiana crop conditions better than expected
Although wet weather across Indiana has hampered fieldwork and raised questions about crop conditions, things may not be quite as bad as they seem. Read more...
Purdue pathologists confirm tomato disease in Indiana
Late blight of tomato, a serious plant disease caused by a fungus-like organism, has been found in Indiana for the second straight year, according to Purdue plant pathologists. Read more...
Volleyball tickets on sale for 2010 season
Tickets are on sale now for all 16 of the Purdue volleyball team's home matches. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
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