Purdue Today

November 17, 2017

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Faculty and Staff News

PERF participants need to take action to prepare for upcoming changes

The Indiana Public Retirement System will change to a new record keeper, Voya Financial, in January and will enhance its website. Staff participating in the Public Employees' Retirement Fund are encouraged to sign in to their PERF account by Wednesday (Nov. 22) to print account statements for their personal records and update personal information, including email address and beneficiaries.

Other Stories

University Senate meeting set for Monday

Purdue Today schedule for Thanksgiving break

In the Spotlight

W. Andy Tao in front of lab equipment

Biochemistry professor wins Purdue commercialization award

W. Andy Tao, a biochemistry professor in the College of Agriculture who discovered a method to detect and monitor breast cancer using a simple blood test and bladder cancer using a urine test, is the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University faculty. The award is given annually to a faculty member in recognition of outstanding contributions to, and success with, commercializing Purdue research discoveries.

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Additional News


Widespread chemical contaminants stunt growth of amphibians


Purdue study clarifies, quantifies Indiana’s ‘digital divide’

Japan's minister of economic affairs

Japan embassy official speaks on campus as Discovery Park distinguished lecturer »

Bountiful harvests will likely keep holiday food prices manageable, Purdue ag economist says

Purdue NOW in review: ChopSaver Lip Balm, Host-a-Boiler, Positive about Purdue

Nominations invited for exemplary community partner award


Men's basketball to play in Charleston Classic in fall 2018

Purdue in the News

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

• Business Today (India): 'We’ll see societal changes when A.I. affects people’s lives in really meaningful ways'

• WXIN, WISH, WTHR: Purdue releases 2017 engineering gift guide

• Journal & Courier, Inside Indiana Business: Gebisa Ejeta receives $5M grant from Gates Foundation


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