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Responsible health care consumerism leads to big rewards for 2016 benefits plans

Purdue University faculty and staff will have no increases in medical plan premiums in 2016, and Human Resources once again credits better health care consumerism as the reason. The Purdue Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 9) approved the 2016 premiums and medical plans.

Trustees confirm 7 named, distinguished professors; approve resolution of appreciation

The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (Oct. 9) ratified seven named and distinguished professors and approved a resolution of appreciation for seven donors who have given $1 million or more to Purdue.

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PCCC renderingPurdue to increase child care options with new center

Construction is in the beginning phase for a new child care facility at Purdue University that will have the capacity to care for 140 children when it opens in August 2016.

Purdue Alert test set for Tuesday (Sept. 29)

Purdue University will test its emergency notification system, including sirens, at 10 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 29).

Purdue professor in India is part of team unraveling how the brain works, with applications to computing

Purdue University professor Anand Raghunathan is spending the year at a new brain research center in India to explore the interface between neuroscience and engineering to learn more about how the brain works, and how this knowledge can be applied to improve computer systems. The findings could help drive technological advances and the creation of new engineering tools to study the brain.

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