March 7, 2011
In the spotlight
Boilermakers earn No. 2 seed for Big Ten tournament
The sixth-ranked Purdue men’s basketball team has earned the No. 2 seed at the 2011 Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournament, to be played from March 10-13 at Indianapolis’ Conseco Fieldhouse. Read more...
Men's basketball video asks fans 'Are you with us?'
A new video highlighting the Purdue men's basketball team is quickly achieving its creators' goals: to excite the crowd at Mackey Arena and fire up Boilermaker fans for the upcoming Big Ten and NCAA tournaments. The video, titled "Purdue Basketball: Are You With Us?," can be viewed at www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-UVEu51_Lc. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Purdue goes the distance for off-campus education
Purdue will expand its distance-learning program, University officials announced today (March 7).
"Our goal is by 2012-13 to create capacity for 10,000 enrollments in online courses for Purdue West Lafayette students. We want at least 60 percent of those enrollments in courses originating at Purdue. The remaining capacity would be available through partner institutions in the Indiana College Network consortium," said Mark Pagano, dean of Continuing Education and Conferences. Read more...
Annual wellness screenings encouraged; March dates available
Appointments are available on the West Lafayette campus for wellness screenings with the School of Nursing. Read more...
Local organizations offer summer camp options
Human Resources WorkLife Programs encourages faculty and staff to learn about the summer camp opportunities offered by more than 50 local organizations. Read more...
A list of obituaries of recent and retired Purdue faculty and staff is available as a PDF file.
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...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
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