February 9, 2012
In the spotlight
PACADA honors Outstanding Academic Advisor
A passion for sharing students' journeys -- and maybe some brownies or lasagna -- has provided constant motivation for Truda Strange, the 2012 Outstanding Academic Advisor as named last week by PACADA.
Featured News for Employees
Upcoming WorkLife classes to focus on importance of prevention
Two upcoming classes from WorkLife Programs will focus on different aspects of prevention, aiming to provide valuable information on practical things to do to make everyday habits easier, healthier and more effective. Read more...
Nominations sought for Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year
Faculty and staff are invited to nominate a graduating senior for the Martin C. Jischke Outstanding International Student of the Year award. Read more...
IMPACT guest to speak on innovative teaching
A physics professor from North Carolina State University will discuss innovative ways to teach topics such as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at a public forum sponsored by Purdue's IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) initiative and the Teaching Academy. Read more...
CIE workshop to focus on seminar techniques
A Center for Instructional Excellence workshop will offer tips on how to present a successful seminar. "Techniques for Giving a Great Seminar" will be held 9-10:30 a.m. Feb. 16 in Stewart Center, Room 310.
Research News & Special Reports
Researchers in various studies looking for participants
Here is a list of research studies that currently are looking for participants. Read more...
New hire to help students with off-campus housing
University Residences and Purdue's dean of students have teamed up to create a new position to help students navigate the world of off-campus housing. Read more...
Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition to mark 25 years
Winners of this year's Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition on Feb. 21 at Purdue will claim more than the top prize in the $100,000 event. They will win a competition that is marking its milestone 25th anniversary. Read more...
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• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Canadian official to talk about trade, security, environment issues
• Women in Engineering to host free open house for K-8 students
• Science on Tap to focus on role of simple molecules in our evolution
• Webinar to cover business, science of home food production
Sites of interest
• Momentum Makers
• Difference Makers
• 5 Students Who ...