December 5, 2011
In the spotlight
Boilermakers to face Western Michigan at Little Caesars Pizza Bowl
The Purdue football team has accepted an invitation to play in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 27. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised by ESPN. Tickets are priced at $45 and $60 and can be ordered through the Purdue Athletic Ticket Office by phone (494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT), in-person during normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or online here.
The John Purdue Club, Purdue Alumni Association and Purdue have partnered to create an Official Purdue Bowl Tour. For more information, click here. Read more...
Purdue volleyball earns Sweet 16 spot
The No. 8 Boilermaker volleyball team punched its ticket to the Sweet 16 with a 3-1 win over Louisville at home on Belin Court on Saturday night. Read more...
No. 13 Boilermakers defeat No. 4 Texas A&M, 60-51
Courtney Moses scored 15 points and Brittany Rayburn added 14 to help Purdue's women's basketball team defeat defending national champion Texas A&M 60-51 on Sunday in the Big 12/Big Ten Challenge.
Video highlights from the game are here. Details from the game are here.
Featured News for Employees
New community cluster supercomputer will be available to faculty in the spring
A new cutting-edge research supercomputing cluster will be available for use by Purdue faculty and their students in the spring of 2012. Purdue and partners Intel, HP and Mellanox built the new Carter community cluster with next-generation hardware. The supercomputer is the most powerful on a U.S. campus other than federally funded laboratories. Read more...
* Purdue’s latest supercomputer one of the greenest, as well as fastest, in the world
Purdue Today schedule for semester break
Purdue Today will reduce its publishing schedule during semester break. It will be published daily through Dec. 9, and then Dec. 12, 15 and 19. Purdue Today will resume daily publication on Jan. 9.
This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients "Thumbs Up" gives faculty and staff the chance to recognize others on campus for a job well done. Read more...
* Purdue Today would like to hear about those people whose hard work and commitment contribute to the success of the University as well as make Purdue a wonderful environment within which to work. To submit an item for "Thumbs Up," click here.
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
ESPNU segment highlights Purdue softball player
Purdue softball player Ashley Courtney is featured in ESPNU's For the Love of the Game series here.
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
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