April 19, 2012
In the spotlight
Beyond book smart
Liberal arts students Nick Davis and Sara Beasley pursued creative solutions to complex problems last fall in their work as undergraduate research interns through a program designed to advance learning and shed light on issues of global importance. Launched at the beginning of the school year, the Margo Katherine Wilke Undergraduate Research Internship program matches undergraduates with liberal arts faculty research projects. More about the students' internship experience is available in an article from the College of Liberal Arts'
Featured News for Employees
Long term care insurance different from long term disability insurance
The names are very similar, but the differences between long term care insurance and long term disability insurance are great. Read more...
Free, fast BLAST processing with friendly interface offered
BLAST, the popular bioinformatics software, is now available to Purdue faculty and their students on the Web through an easy-to-use graphical interface called BLASTer and Purdue's DiaGrid distributed computing system. Read more...
Caregivers have access to hope, help with annual fair
For those balancing the responsibilities of work and caregiving for an aging, disabled or chronically ill relative or friend, Human Resources WorkLife Programs is sponsoring the eighth annual Family Caregiver Fair on May 8. Read more...
WorkLife's financial offerings highlight Money Smart Week
WorkLife Programs is presenting financial offerings during Money Smart Week, which takes place April 21-28. Read more...
Purdue Alumni Association accepting nominations for Special Boilermaker Award
The Purdue Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2012 Special Boilermaker Award. Established in 1981, the award honors a Purdue faculty or staff member who has contributed significantly to the improvement of the quality of life and/or the betterment of the educational experience for a substantial number of Purdue students. Read more...
New Purdue building to strengthen learning, research in health fields
Purdue on Wednesday (April 18) celebrated its plans for Lyles-Porter Hall, which will house the University's nationally ranked Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences and medical and health programs that provide students a variety of learning and clinical experiences. Read more...
Planned Drug Discovery Building celebrated
Purdue will take another step forward as a leader in pharmaceutical development efforts with construction of the new Drug Discovery Building. Read more...
College of Agriculture selects top students, faculty, staff
The College of Agriculture has honored its top students, faculty and staff for 2011-12. Read more...
College of Technology to honor distinguished alumni
Fourteen graduates from Purdue's College of Technology will be recognized during the 2012 alumni awards on Friday (April 20). Read more...
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...
Mackey premium seating to be improved
In response to feedback from Mackey Arena premium seat holders, those seats will be reconfigured during this offseason. Also, a second tunnel, planned for the southeast end of Mackey, will not be constructed. Read more...
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