January 7, 2011
In the spotlight
Did You Know?:
Every Friday, Purdue Today's new feature "Did You Know?" will explore unusual, unique and fascinating details that make this University one of a kind. This week's "Did You Know?" features the Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory, the cleanest room on campus.
Scifres Nanofabrication Laboratory
* To offer ideas or suggestions for "Did You Know?" future editions, contact Mackenzie Greenwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 49-61325.
Featured News for Employees
Scholarships available for adult nontraditional students at Purdue
Span Plan Adult Student Services is accepting scholarship applications for the 2011-12 academic year for adult nontraditional students. Read more...
New mileage rate for privately owned vehicles in effect as of Jan. 1
To correspond with a decrease to the mileage rate allowed by the Internal Revenue Service, Purdue has adopted the personal mileage rate of 51 cents per mile for privately owned vehicles used for University business travel on or after Jan. 1. Read more...
Submissions sought for Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Awards Competition
The Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, is conducting a Graduate Student Research Awards Competition in the format of a scientific poster session. More details on the competition are in a PDF file.
A list of obituaries of recent and retired Purdue faculty and staff is available as a PDF file.
ESPN College GameDay to make first Mackey visit Jan. 22
All Boilermaker fans are encouraged to come out Jan. 22 to Mackey Arena for the first Purdue appearance of ESPN's College GameDay. Doors will open to Paint Crew members at 7:45 a.m., and the general public will begin entering at 8 a.m. Admission is free, but fans must wear black to be permitted to sit in the lower bowl. All fans, regardless of seating location, are asked to wear black. Read more...
Track and field set to commence indoor season
The Purdue men's and women's track and field teams are ready to get their season under way Saturday (Jan. 8), hosting the Purdue Invitational at 11 a.m. at Lambert Fieldhouse. The Boilermakers will host DePaul University, St. Ambrose University and St. Joseph's College. Read more...
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