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March 27, 2015

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Faculty and Staff News

Daniels named to Fortune Magazine's 'world's greatest leaders' list

President Mitch Daniels has been named to Fortune Magazine's 2015 roster of the World's 50 Greatest Leaders for his leadership at Purdue. Daniels, ranked at No. 41, is one of only three University leaders on the list, which includes CEOs, elected government officials, nonprofit leaders, activists, clergy, coaches, athletes and artists.

Ohland receives Murphy Award

Matthew Ohland, professor of engineering education, has been named a recipient of the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. Ohland was surprised with the news during classes on Thursday (March 26).

Other Stories

Lab hours at Center for Healthy Living to change effective April 6

Stress management focus of upcoming Center for Healthy Living workshops

March 31 demo will provide more information about new SharePoint version

In the Spotlight

Academy Park

Did You Know?: Academy Park

Signaling the arrival of spring year after year, the flowering pear trees in Academy Park lend to the serenity of the plaza, which is often used as an open-air classroom once the frigid frost of winter has abated. Academy Park, located north of Stewart Center and Purdue Memorial Union, is named after The Academy, a school founded by Plato in Athens, Greece.

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Additional News


Bryce Carlson

Purdue is top destination for international students in STEM fields

Women in Engineering wins Google grant

Purdue prof on way to log 3,100 miles in Race Across USA   »

HHS Life Inspired offering walks with information, prizes April 2

Reception to recognize interdisciplinary graduate student research

Purdue teams to compete in national Rube Goldberg contest

Indiana spring weather outlook: Expect swings in conditions


Johnson wins 1-meter diving NCAA title

Schedule updates: Purdue baseball

Purdue in the News

Here is a sampling of recent news reports about Purdue from media across the nation and the world.

Silicon Republic (Dublin, Ireland), Wired UK, London Register: VR sickness may be cured by 'virtual nose'

Louisville Courier-Journal, Chillicothe (Ohio) Gazette, Binghampton (N.Y.) Press & Sun-Bulletin: Drought creeping into Great Lakes states

Nature: Polymers: Secrets from the deep sea

Indianapolis Star, Richmond Palladium-Item, Lafayette Journal & Courier: What crazy soy-based inventions did Purdue students come up with now?


event calendar

Events at state park to raise awareness of hellbender preservation

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