August 19, 2011
In the spotlight
Did You Know?: International Flag Display
Bright swaying fabrics -- symbols of more than 120 nations -- hang overhead from oak dowels at the entrance of the West Great Hall in Purdue Memorial Union. The International Flag Display, which was established by the Iron Key senior leadership honorary of 2006, is a visual welcome to faculty, staff, students and visitors.
Featured News for Employees
New session of Weight Watchers at Work to begin Monday
WorkLife Programs is offering a new session of Weight Watchers at Work, to be held at noon-1 p.m. on Mondays, beginning this Monday (Aug. 22) and running through Nov. 14. The class will meet in Stewart Center, Room 320. Read more...
Deadline to apply for APSAC professional development grant is Oct. 1
APSAC is now accepting applications for its individual professional development grants. The application process will be completed online. Read more...
Caution still advised as Harrison, Wooden street segments reopen
A section of Harrison Street is to reopen Monday (Aug. 22), and John Wooden Drive by Mackey Arena has reopened, but motorists and pedestrians should know several things about continuing work in those areas. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Purdue working with police on gang-graffiti, hazmat tools
Researchers are creating applications that enable cell phones and other portable devices to translate the meaning of gang graffiti for law enforcement and hazardous materials placards for emergency first responders. Read more...
Purdue moves up to 61st in world university rankings
Purdue has been ranked 61st in the 2011 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ACWU), up from 69th last year. Read more...
Afro-Latin experience theme of Black Cultural Center's fall series
Exploring the Afro-Latin experience is the theme for the Fall Cultural Arts Series at the Black Cultural Center. Read more...
WBAA to host membership drive, demonstrate new apps
WBAA Public Radio from Purdue will host a membership drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 25) along the Hello Walk on the Memorial Mall. Read more...
Purdue, West Lafayette to welcome students living off campus
For the 11th consecutive year, volunteers from Purdue and the city of West Lafayette will go around the New Chauncey and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods on Tuesday evening to meet students living off campus and welcome them to West Lafayette and Purdue. Read more...
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