May 2, 2011
In the spotlight
A message from President Córdova
The month of May brings one of Purdue's most treasured annual events: spring commencement. For thousands of our students, the time has come to finish a thesis, a project or a paper; take that last exam; and perhaps do a final campus fountain run or a nostalgic stroll along Hello Walk. Read more...
5 Students Who are Policy Makers
They work with a vibrant community of faculty researchers and thought leaders. They experience hands-on learning and leadership. They are ready to make the world a better place -- poised to craft the policies and principles that will shape our lives. Meet five students who use their passions to create change that matters. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Spring Fling registration deadline approaching; event policies assist participation
Registration for Spring Fling, the annual appreciation event for faculty, staff, graduate student staff and retirees, will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday (May 6). Read more...
Purdue Farmers Market coming to campus on May 12
The Purdue Farmers Market will return this spring to offer fruits, vegetables and other goods for sale every Thursday starting May 12. Read more...
Purdue Today schedule for summer
Purdue Today will reduce its publishing schedule May 9 through Aug. 12. Regular publishing days during the summer will be Monday and Thursday. Daily publication will resume Aug. 15.
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...
Photo gallery: Electric Vehicle Grand Prix
Purdue's second Electric Vehicle Grand Prix on Saturday featured an expanded field of karts and new battery technology. The Purdue event is a prelude to the inaugural Purdue Collegiate evGrandPrix, which will be run May 7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A photo gallery of the evGrandPrix is here.
Recyclemania results are in
The results are in for Purdue's second year competing in Recyclemania. More than 600 colleges and universities participated in the eight-week competition, which ran from Feb. 6 through April 2, to determine which institution could collect the most recyclable items per capita, the largest amount of total recyclables and the least amount of trash per capita. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
Student Activities and Organizations awards presented
The annual Student Activities and Organizations awards were given out on April 21 in the Purdue Memorial Union South Ballroom. More than 100 nominations were received for awards that are presented to outstanding students, student organizations and organization advisers. Read more...
2011 Purdue women's soccer schedule released
Twelve home games, including six expected to be played under the lights at the Varsity Soccer Complex, highlight Purdue women's soccer's 2011 schedule, unveiled by head coach Robert Klatte. Read more...
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Frontiers in Bioenergy symposium set for May 15-18 at Purdue
• Retirement celebration to recognize Bill Baitinger