May 1, 2012
In the spotlight
A message from President Córdova
Crossing the stage of Elliott Hall of Music may seem like a simple few steps for our graduates. Yet what it signifies is not simple at all. Read more...
5 Students Who are
Be the change you want to see. Easy to say -- harder to do. Meet five graduating seniors who came to Purdue to get an education and along the way seized opportunities to make a difference. From student government to the Indiana Statehouse to the local community, these Boilermakers blaze a trail to inspire others to action. Read more...
Featured News for Employees
Capacity in Purdue's new top-ranked research supercomputer still available
Capacity in Purdue's latest community cluster is still available and the new research supercomputer is now in full production. Purdue faculty researchers using the Carter cluster report that it can significantly speed up time to results for many research applications and enable more complex simulations. Read more...
CSSAC schedules trip to Chicago zoo
The Purdue Employees Activity Program, a subcommittee of the Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee, is sponsoring a May 19 bus trip to Lincoln Park Zoo and Conservatory in Chicago. Read more...
Research News & Special Reports
Modern hybrid corn makes better use of nitrogen, study shows
Today's hybrid corn varieties more efficiently use nitrogen to create more grain, according to 72 years of public-sector research data reviewed by Purdue researchers. Read more...
Student Activities and Organizations awards presented
The annual Student Activities and Organization awards were presented April 19 to outstanding students, student organizations and organization advisors. Read more...
2012-13 drum majors announced by Bands
Students Min Chan Koo, Andrea Bailey and Jim Behmer have been selected as 2012-13 drum majors for the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band. Read more...
AgrAbility Toolbox expands with horticulture, forestry aids
The National AgrAbility Project's online assistive technology database, The Toolbox, has expanded its offerings to include horticulture, gardening and forestry tools. Read more...
BOILERmaker NETwork to sponsor golf scramble
The Purdue women's basketball support group, the BOILERmaker NETwork, is putting on a golf scramble July 16 at the Elks Country Club in West Lafayette to benefit the basketball program. Read more...
For more information on Purdue sports, go to www.purduesports.com.
Murphy Award recipients
Six exceptional teachers were honored with 2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy at the Faculty Awards Convocation on Thursday (April 26). Purdue Today will feature profiles on each of the recipients. Today, we focus on Nancy Gabin, associate professor of history. Read more…
• This week's events
• Events for the next four weeks
• Diane Rehm to join WBAA for 90th anniversary gala, breakfast
• Summit to focus on energizing U.S. manufacturing
Sites of interest
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• Difference Makers
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