December 2, 2011
In the spotlight
Did You Know?:
Three campus markers located on the periphery of Purdue's West Lafayette campus recognize the work of retired deans of students
-- Beverley Stone, Barbara Cook and Betty Nelson.
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Featured News for Employees
CIE director candidates to make presentations
Three candidates for the position of director of the Center for Instructional Excellence will give presentations on Dec. 5, Dec. 7, and Dec. 8. Read more...
Dates change for July 2012 Board of Trustees meetings
The Office of the Board of Trustees has announced a change in the 2012 meeting schedule. Meetings previously scheduled for July 12-13 have been moved to July 19-20. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Drop in carbon dioxide levels led to polar ice sheet, study finds
A drop in carbon dioxide appears to be the driving force that led to the Antarctic ice sheet's formation, according to a recent study led by scientists at Yale and Purdue universities of molecules from ancient algae found in deep-sea core samples. Read more...
Prof: Religious trends in China fueled by government restrictions
The upcoming change in China's central leadership means an emphasis on the country's economic, policy and political power, but a Purdue sociologist says people should watch the country's religious trends just as closely. Read more...
Director named for Office of Institutional Equity
Monica Bloom, interim director of the Office of Institutional Equity, has been appointed director of the office, effective Nov. 1. Read more...
Purdue police warn of email scams
Purdue police are warning students of email scams asking for personal information, such as bank or credit card PIN numbers, or usernames and passwords. Read more...
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