August 24, 2010
In the spotlight
This week, Purdue Profiles focuses on Bob Davis, a Purdue alumnus and assistant department head in Engineering Education. For the past two years Davis has given back to the community through his contributions to United Way of Greater Lafayette, and last year he served as United Way chair for the College of Engineering. This year, he has taken on the role of Purdue's loaned campaign representative.
Featured News for Employees
Upcoming trustees meeting available via webcast, live stream
The Purdue Board of Trustees will hold a meeting at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 30 in Room 132, University Place Conference Center, on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus. Read more...
Deadline to apply for APSAC professional development grant is Oct. 1
APSAC is now accepting applications for its individual professional development grants. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Sensor important to understanding root, seedling development
A biosensor utilizing black platinum and carbon nanotubes developed at Purdue will help give scientists a better understanding of how the plant hormone auxin regulates root growth and seedling establishment. Read more...
ROTC accepting Hall of Fame nominations
The Purdue University ROTC Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2011 class. Read more...
Memo: Appointment in College of Pharmacy
This memo from Craig Svensson, dean of the College of Pharmacy, is regarding the appointment of Steven Abel as associate dean for clinical programs. Memo
Preview: Purdue volleyball
After a 2009 season speckled with near misses, including six five-set match losses decided by just two points, the 2010 Boilermaker volleyball team is aiming to earn its spot back among the nation's elite and in postseason play. Read more...
Boilers to be featured on Big Ten Network
The Big Ten Network will showcase the 2010 Purdue football team with a Big Ten Football Preview set to air for the first time on the network at 8 p.m. today (Aug. 24). Read more...
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