October 11, 2011
In the spotlight
Annette Benson has long been fascinated by what happens when two cultures meet for the first time. As language program administrator for Housing and Food Services, Benson is responsible for coordinating the English for Speakers of Other Languages Program (ESOL) and has added UR Global, a student organization that pairs new international students with peer mentors.
Featured News for Employees
Seasonal flu shot appointments begin Wednesday on campus
Beginning Wednesday (Oct. 12), seasonal flu shot appointments provided by WorkLife Programs will be available on the West Lafayette campus. The vendor for these events is Maxim Health Systems. Read more...
Technology professor wins commercialization award
Lonnie Bentley, professor of computer and information technology in the College of Technology, is the recipient of the 2011-12 Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty. Read more...
WBAA to begin fall pledge drive
WBAA public radio at Purdue on Friday (Oct. 14) will begin its fall pledge drive from 7 to 8 a.m. with a Friday Power Hour when listeners can call in or give online. Read more...
Audiology Clinic offering free evaluation for ages 1-5
Purdue's Audiology Clinic is seeking children ages 1-5 to receive free comprehensive assessments in its teaching clinic during fall semester. Read more...
Purdue police investigating bottle bomb incident, urge caution
Purdue police are investigating an incident that occurred late Saturday (Oct. 8) involving a bottle bomb that was allegedly thrown from a vehicle and exploded in the 100 block of North University Street. Read more...
Basketball season ticket update
Men's basketball season tickets are scheduled to be mailed beginning Oct. 18, with women's basketball season tickets to follow shortly after. Read more...
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
Purdue in the News
Obama establishes insider threat task force
Government Information Security
Purdue part of institute awarded up to $35 million by FDA
Posey County salamander targeted for endangered list
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