December 12, 2011
In the spotlight
Purdue football spirit posters to commemorate bowl trip
Boilermaker fans can show their support for the Purdue football team by displaying new spirit posters created to commemorate the team's appearance at the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl on Dec. 27. Three free black and white posters featuring members of the team will be distributed starting Tuesday (Dec. 13) on campus. Downloadable PDFs of the posters also are available online. Read more...
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Featured News for Employees
Director of compensation and benefits named
Brent Bowditch has been appointed director of compensation and benefits, effective Dec. 5. Bowditch had been assistant vice president for human resources at Michigan State University since September 2008. Prior to serving at Michigan State, Bowditch was the assistant director for staff benefits and worklife programs at Purdue. Read more...
Registration open for provost's recognition luncheon
Information for the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost's Staff Recognition Luncheon on Jan. 19 -- including how faculty, staff and others can show appreciation for an honoree by attending -- is at www.conf.purdue.edu/provostlunch. A listing of honorees is also available on the site. Read more...
Purdue Today schedule for semester break
Purdue Today will reduce its publishing schedule during semester break. It will be published today (Dec. 12), Wednesday (Dec. 15) and Dec. 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.
Purdue commencement to be shown live on TV, webcast
Purdue's winter commencement ceremonies on Dec. 18 will be broadcast live for television and Internet audiences. Read more...
Economist: 2012 has potential to be good year for hog producers
After several years of struggling to earn a profit, pork producers could find themselves back in the black in 2012, says a Purdue Extension agricultural economist. Read more...
Ag economist Boehlje receives Hovde Award for rural service
A Purdue agricultural economist who has helped farmers and agribusinesses modernize their management strategies is the 2011 recipient of the Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Education Service to the Rural People of Indiana. Read more...
Appointments, honors and activities
Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...
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