May 19, 2011
In the spotlight
Purdue Theatre releases upcoming show lineup
The 2011-12 Purdue Theatre season will include four remarkable stories about women: a historical play about two heroic women; a cutting-edge trilogy about the impact of war; a dark mystery about ancient history; and a mystical comedy inhabited by the spirit of a mischievous spouse.
Featured News for Employees
Trustees hear global affairs, diversity governance reports
The Board of Trustees on Tuesday (May 17) heard the global affairs governance report from Arden Bement, director of the Global Policy Research Institute, and the diversity governance report from G. Christine Taylor, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer. Slides from the global affairs report are available here. Slides from the diversity report are available here.
Mail delivery, pickup changes for Spring Fling
Materials Distribution Services will not run its regular mail delivery and pickup schedule this afternoon in order to allow employees to attend Spring Fling today. Morning delivery and pickup times are unchanged. Read more...
Everyday Wellness: Stand strong on good bone health
Strong bones provide structure to your body: they protect your organs, hold muscles in place and store calcium. That's why it is important that you do weight-bearing exercise, eat a diet with lots of calcium and vitamin D, and don't smoke. Purdue offers resources to help you eat healthy, be physically active and stop smoking. Read more...
APSAC welcomes new members, presents Excellence Award
The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee recognized outgoing members and new members at its luncheon and meeting on May 11. Read more...
Deadline approaching for APSAC survey
The Administrative and Professional Staff Advisory Committee is asking A/P staff to fill out a short online survey intended to gauge the group's effectiveness in communicating with constituents and meeting constituents' needs. The survey, which will be available through 5 p.m. Friday (May 20), can be found at https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cXSoRJVL1ewvXso.
ACE program accepting applications from clerical staff
The Accomplished Clerical Excellence program will be accepting applications throughout June for those interested in enhancing clerical knowledge, skills and abilities. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Temperature, humidity affect health benefits of green tea powders
The beneficial compounds in green tea powders aren't as stable as once thought, according to a Purdue study that will give industry guidelines on how to better store those powders. Read more...
Researchers in various studies looking for participants
Here is a list of research studies that currently are looking for participants. Read more...
Applications being taken for disabled veterans' program
Applications are being accepted for the next class of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities. Read more...
Men's golf set for NCAA Arizona Regional
The Purdue men’s golf team will begin its quest for a spot at the NCAA Championships today (May 19) when it takes the course for the first of three rounds in the NCAA Arizona Regional. Read more...
Volleyball receives NCAA recognition for academic success
The Purdue volleyball team was recognized on Tuesday by the NCAA for its Academic Progress Rate (APR) for the sixth straight year. The Boilermaker squad was one of 34 Division I volleyball programs honored nationally and the only Purdue sport to be honored for its APR. Read more...
Men's basketball to host Miami in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
The Purdue men's basketball team will play host to Miami on Nov. 29 as part of the 13th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Read more...
Huddle in Heels women's football clinic set for June 4
The John Purdue Club and Purdue Football will present the third annual Boilermaker Huddle in Heels Football Clinic on June 4. This comprehensive overview of football basics is designed especially for the ladies who cheer on the Boilermakers; however, gentlemen also are welcome to join the fun. Read more...
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
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