April 11, 2011
In the spotlight
Photo galleries: Spring Fest, Purdue Challenge
Visitors to Spring Fest had the opportunity to learn about animals, insects, plants and much more at activities this weekend throughout the West Lafayette campus. A photo gallery from Spring Fest is here.
* The Purdue Center for Cancer Research held its annual Purdue Challenge 5K run/walk on Saturday. A photo gallery is here.
Purdue Athletics seeks feedback on Purdue Pete
Purdue Athletics wants fan opinions on a prototype of the new Purdue Pete, who was introduced Saturday during Purdue's annual Black and Gold football game. Read more...
*The Gold team defeated the Black 14-3 in Purdue's annual Black and Gold Game. A game story and photo gallery are available.
Featured News for Employees
Purdue trustees approve faculty promotions
Purdue's Board of Trustees on Friday (April 8) approved faculty promotions. The promotions are effective with the 2011-12 academic year. Read more...
WorkLife offerings focus on stress and weight
WorkLife Programs classes coming up in the next few weeks will focus on stress, nutrition and weight management. Read more...
University Senate minutes available
The minutes for the March 21 University Senate meeting are now available in 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...
Grant provides archivist to care for Purdue Libraries' astronaut collections
Purdue Libraries will receive a $2 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to endow an archivist for the Neil Armstrong and Eugene Cernan archives and special collections at the University. Read more...
Week set aside to honor Purdue student employees
The Purdue community will recognize student employees for their contributions during National Student Employment Week on April 10-16. Read more...
College of Liberal Arts names 2011 Distinguished Alumni
Purdue's College of Liberal Arts honored four distinguished alumni Friday (April 8) during its 2011 annual awards banquet. Read more...
10 College of Science graduates receive 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award
Ten graduates from the College of Science received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards on Friday (April 8). 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.
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Purdue's 54th Grand Prix set for Saturday