November 15, 2010
In the spotlight
Purdue, Neil Armstrong present 'Hero of the Hudson' with medal
President France A. Córdova (from left), Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger and former astronaut and Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong take part in a Friday (Nov. 12) event in which Armstrong presented Sullenberger with the University's Neil A. Armstrong Medal of Excellence. The honor is to recognize those who have "embodied the same pioneer spirit, determination and dedication that distinguished Neil Armstrong's exploration of space and his later roles as a businessman and scholar." Read more...
Featured News for Employees
New session of Weight Watchers at Work begins today
WorkLife Programs is offering a new session of Weight Watchers at Work, to be held on Mondays, beginning today and running through Feb. 14. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. Read more...
Union offering preorders on flexible menu of Thanksgiving favorites
Thanksgiving's delicious mealtime traditions can grace the table without the epic labor in the kitchen thanks to Dining Services at Purdue Memorial Union. The "Thanksgiving Dinner Preorder" will be available through Friday (Nov. 19). 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 Today schedule for Thanksgiving break
Purdue Today will reduce its publishing schedule during the week of the Thanksgiving holiday. It will be published Nov. 22-23 and then will resume daily publication on Nov. 29.
Officials urge students to prepare for winter weather
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has proclaimed Nov. 14-20 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana. Read more...
Have you completed your benefits enrollment? Information about 2011 medical plans and enrollment resources is available at www.purdue.edu/
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