January 11, 2010
In the spotlight
Purdue alumna Mary Schott has recently returned to Purdue as a grad student -- at the age of 48. A lot has happened since she graduated from Purdue in 1984 with her horticulture degree. And she uses her knowledge and experiences from Purdue to aid of some of the poorest of the poor in the world in Tanzania, Africa.
Featured News for Employees
Nominations sought for Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year
Faculty and staff are invited to nominate a graduating senior for the Martin C. Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year award. Read more...
Abstracts due Jan. 15 for Gender and STEM Research Symposium
ADVANCE-Purdue and the Purdue Center for Faculty Success invite faculty, staff and graduate and undergraduate students to submit abstracts for presentations and posters for this year's Gender and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Research Symposium. Read more...
CIE workshop to focus on common teaching mistakes
The Center for Instructional Excellence will highlight common mistakes teachers make in the classroom during a workshop on Jan. 19. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Lake Erie hypoxic zone doesn't affect all fish the same, study finds
Large hypoxic zones low in oxygen long have been thought to have negative influences on aquatic life, but a Purdue study shows that while these so-called dead zones have an adverse affect, not all species are impacted equally. Read more...
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