February 24, 2012
In the spotlight
Economics professor examines impact of trade on climate change
For those who seek a straight line between point A and point B, Krannert economics professor David Hummels asks a simple yet increasingly profound question: How do you get there? As it turns out, the journey really is just as important as the destination.
Featured News for Employees
Upcoming class will provide information, discussion on sleep
WorkLife Programs is offering a session on sleep habits as part of its six-week program, "Transform Your Health Habits." This presentation will be facilitated by Amber Simons, worklife wellness specialist with WorkLife Programs. Read more...
Tobacco cessation classes offered on campus this spring
Each Purdue campus offers classes for tobacco cessation. These classes can help employees and spouses/same-sex domestic partners meet the approved program requirement for waiving the tobacco-user additional premium for medical benefits. Read more...
WorkLife Programs provides financial services, classes to employees
Through a partnership between Human Resources WorkLife Programs and Purdue Federal Credit Union, all employees have access to free, confidential credit counseling services. Read more...
Purdue takes home 25 area advertising awards
Individuals, departments and organizations at Purdue claimed 25 total awards Tuesday evening during the American Advertising Federation of North Central Indiana's annual ADDY Awards presentation. Read more...
Graduate student participants needed for search tool study
Purdue University Libraries is conducting a user evaluation to study interaction with a new literature search tool. This new tool allows a user to search for scholarly information from multiple resources and examine search results in a consistent format. Read more...
Purdue places 2 fraternities, 2 sororities on probation
Purdue officials announced Thursday that two fraternities and two sororities have been placed on probation for alcohol-related violations. Read more...
Rayburn earns Academic All-American honor
Purdue senior Brittany Rayburn was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Women's Basketball second team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Read more...
Purdue student receives Big Ten Network scholarship for outstanding service
The Big Ten Network has announced the 12 winners of its BTN LiveBIG Scholarship for Outstanding Service. Online voting yielded more than 80,000 votes. Read more...
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