April 19, 2011
In the spotlight
As a student at Purdue, Terry Gilbert joined the minority peer counselors group to get students at his Indianapolis high school thinking about college. Now, as senior assistant director of admissions, Gilbert continues those efforts across the country. Traveling everywhere from Pennsylvania to Arizona, Gilbert represents Purdue and introduces students and their families to the University.
Featured News for Employees
Location changes for Earth Day celebration
Due to expected inclement weather, Purdue's Earth Day celebration now will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today (April 19) in the Herman and Heddy Kurz Atrium in Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering. A recycling drive for personal (non-Purdue) electronic products still will be held at a tent next to Schleman Hall on Stadium Mall. Read more...
Update: Traffic, parking disruptions
Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on the West Lafayette campus. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Purdue research teams receive awards to address food security issues
Four Purdue research teams aspiring to improve food sources around the world received $30,000 grants from the University's Global Policy Research Institute in partnership with the University's Center for Global Food Security. Read more...
Book explores ramifications of a world without oil
In Steve Hallett's new book "Life Without Oil: Why We Must Shift to a New Energy Future," the Purdue plant scientist tackles the world's energy problems from a different perspective -- that of an ecologist. Read more...
First-year students focus on campus sustainability in President's Leadership Class
Munching Efficiently, Taper Paper, Transportation Inspiration and H2O: Don't Let it Go are just some of the potential projects that 34 first-year Purdue students are proposing as part of this year's President's Leadership Class. Read more...
Ag announces A/P promotions
A number of administrative and professional staff members in the College of Agriculture have been advanced in rank beginning the next fiscal year on July 1, based on exceptional effort. Read more...
Adams, Smith win Big Ten Medal of Honor
Purdue tight end Kyle Adams and swimmer Allie Smith each received the Big Ten Medal of Honor for the 2010-11 academic year at the John Purdue Club's annual Senior Salute on Monday night.
First awarded in 1914, the Big Ten endowed a Medal of Honor to be given annually to a student in the graduating class of each university who demonstrated proficiency in scholarship and athletics. Read more...
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