May 4, 2012
In the spotlight
Did You Know?: Purdue Village Gardens
A peaceful, southwest corner of Purdue's West Lafayette campus contains about 200 garden plots available for anyone to rent. Located off Airport Road between the University's intramural fields and airport, the Purdue Village Gardens are popular among the about 2,500 residents in the village, says Kim Hardaway, Purdue Village residential life manager.
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Featured News for Employees
Registration deadline for some Spring Fling events is today
Registration for some events at Spring Fling, the annual appreciation event for faculty, staff, graduate student staff and retirees, ends at 5 p.m. today. Read more...
Senate approves Honors College governance committee, faculty trustee proposals
The University Senate has approved proposals regarding a new Honors College faculty governance committee, a faculty seat on the Board of Trustees, and the creation of a new committee for sustainability planning and assessment. Read more...
University Senate elects new committee members
The University Senate has elected new members to its standing committees and to University faculty committees. Read more...
President honored with Women in Space Science Award
President France A. Córdova received the Women in Space Science Award from the Adler Planetarium Women's Board on Wednesday (May 2) in Chicago. The honoree spends the day with more than 200 young women from Chicago area schools and is recognized at a luncheon. Read more...
Women's tennis to face Pepperdine in NCAA first round
The Purdue women's tennis team has earned a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fifth time in school history. The Boilermakers will travel to Berkeley, Calif., to take on Pepperdine in the first round after earning an automatic bid with the school's first Big Ten Tournament Championship over the weekend. Read more...
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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 April 26. Purdue Today will feature profiles on each of the recipients. Today, we focus on Teresa Taber Doughty, associate professor of educational studies. Read more…
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