May 3, 2011
In the spotlight
Murphy Award winner: John Dunning
Five exceptional teachers were honored with 2011 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy at the Faculty Awards Convocation on April 28. This week, Purdue Today will feature a profile on each of the recipients. Today, we focus on John Dunning, professor of forestry and natural resources.
Featured News for Employees
Equal Access/Equal Opportunity briefings scheduled for supervisors
The Office of Institutional Equity will hold Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act briefings for supervisors in May. Read more...
Deadline approaches for clerical and service staffs' use of paid personal holiday
Clerical and service staff can use their fiscal year 2010-11 personal holiday through and including June 30, 2011. The paid personal holiday does not carry over from one fiscal year to the next. Read more...
Exchange synchronization with BlackBerrys to cease at end of 2012
Purdue hasn't added any new BlackBerry devices to its BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) since Jan. 1 and after Dec. 31, 2012, will no
longer support Exchange synchronization with BlackBerry devices. The
combination of a 33 percent decrease in BES use, an increase in its cost
and the proliferation of non-BlackBerry devices influenced the decision. Read more...
Purdue, China forming joint energy-research labs
Purdue is forming two joint laboratories with China's Beihang University to focus on low emissions, combustion and energy systems research. Read more...
Purdue CashCourse website ranked No. 1
The Purdue University Division of Financial Aid CashCourse website has been ranked No. 1 for the most visits, according to the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE). Read more...
Purdue golfer named Big Ten Freshman of the Year
The top scoring freshman in the league in 2010-11, Purdue's Adam Schenk was named Big Ten Freshman of the Year on Monday in an announcement by the conference office. Read more...
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• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Themed book fair to benefit child care center