December 1, 2011
In the spotlight
A message from President Córdova
Winter is right around the corner, and while our students and faculty are busy with the details of the semesterís end, I am happy to reflect on another year filled with celebration and success for Purdue. Read more...
5 Students Who are Music Makers
Singers. Drummers. Bell ringers. Band members (and leaders). Purdue is known for its excellence in the classroom and on the court. But it also excels in something else -- music. These students are as passionate about their music as they are about their studies.
Featured News for Employees
Purdue revises severe weather procedures
Purdue on Wednesday (Nov. 30) issued its 2011-12 severe winter weather procedures, which include several changes related to timing, definitions and road closures. Read more...
Purdue urges signup for emergency notification text messages
Purdue officials are urging University students, faculty and staff who have yet to sign up for emergency notification text messages to do so. Read more...
Great Reads in Leadership Book Club to discuss 'The Ultimate Question'
The Great Reads in Leadership Book Club selection for its December discussions is "The Ultimate Question" by Fred Reichheld, and seats are still available. Read more...
Free, fast BLAST processing now available on Purdue’s DiaGrid system
BLAST, the popular bioinformatics software, is now available to Purdue faculty and their students on Purdue’s DiaGrid distributed computing system. DiaGrid can make thousands of processors available at once for BLAST jobs and reduce the time needed to complete computations -- all at no cost to users. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Stronger corn? Take it off steroids, make it all female
A Purdue researcher has taken corn off steroids and found that the results might lead to improvements in that and other crops. Read more...
Researchers in various studies looking for participants
Here is a list of research studies that currently are looking for participants. Read more...
Purdue, Notre Dame and GE Healthcare partner to make 'ultra low' radiation-dose, high-clarity CT imaging a reality
Demonstrating their shared legacy of innovative research and commitment to patient-centered medical technology, Purdue, the University of Notre Dame and GE Healthcare announce a proprietary new CT scanning reconstruction technology called Veo that may enable physicians to diagnose patients with high-clarity images at previously unattainable low radiation dose levels. Read more...
'The Coach Versyp Show' airing this week
The fourth season of "The Coach Versyp Show" begins at 10:30 a.m. ET Friday on the Big Ten Network. The show can be seen locally at 6:30 a.m. ET Saturdays on WLFI. Read more...
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