October 11, 2010
In the spotlight
Photo gallery: Green Week 2010
Last week, Purdue celebrated Green Week 2010 with a series of activities around campus. The events, including several panel discussions, a Wabash River cleanup, and an alternative energy transportation show, were designed to bring attention to sustainability issues. For a photo gallery featuring Green Week, click here.
Featured News for Employees
3 Purdue professors inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Three Purdue professors were inducted into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious honorary societies, during a ceremony on Saturday (Oct. 9) at the academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. The Purdue professors are (pictured from left) Joseph Francisco, the William E. Moore Distinguished Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Chemistry; R. Graham Cooks, the Henry Bohn Hass Distinguished Professor of Chemistry; and Freydoon Shahidi, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics. Read more...
Purdue Global Policy Research Institute seeking research proposals
The Purdue Global Policy Research Institute is requesting proposals for cross-campus interdisciplinary research as part of Purdue’s emerging Global Food Security Initiative. Deadline for proposal submission is Dec. 13. For more information, contact Angela Phillips Diaz at email@example.com. A PDF file with more details is here.
Fall wellness screenings available on West Lafayette campus
Sign up now for a wellness screening appointment with the School of Nursing. 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...
Purdue, three U.S. universities form commercialization partnership with Russian institutions
Purdue and three other U.S. universities have announced a multiyear partnership aimed at strengthening efforts by Russian National Research Universities to commercialize their research and foster campus entrepreneurship. Read more...
Purdue Outstanding Food Science Awards given
Five professionals received Outstanding Food Science Awards on Thursday (Oct. 7) from Purdue's Department of Food Science. 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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