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A Web Letter from the Office of the Provost - March 2022

March 2022 - Provost's Web Letter

Provost Jay Akridge

"Interpersonal engagement is at the heart of the residential experience."

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Excellence in teaching celebrated with annual awards

Excellence in teaching celebrated with annual awards

The winners of the 2022 Murphy and other teaching awards have been announced. The awards are given to faculty and lecturers for exceptional performance as educators on the West Lafayette campus and in Purdue Polytechnic Institute Statewide Programs.

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Two faculty honored with Trailblazer Award

Kathryn Cramer Brownell and Heather Eicher-Miller have been named as 2022 Trailblazers - an annual award for midcareer faculty.

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Classroom master planning committee seeks input

The Office of the Provost continues to collect ideas and input regarding the ongoing West Lafayette campus classroom master plan. Faculty and staff are encouraged to share input by participating in a short survey.

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Grant program to award up to $150,000 for projects in teaching innovation

The Innovation Hub and Purdue Online are announcing a grant funding program to support innovations in teaching and learning. Awards can be up to $150,000 and up to 18 months in duration.

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Purdue NAECC: Celebrating 15 years of Indigenous Excellence

When the Purdue Native American Educational and Cultural Center (NAECC) opened in March 2007, it was the first cultural center in the state of Indiana dedicated to supporting Indigenous students. The center is now celebrating its 15th anniversary.

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Butler Center announces Distinguished Women Scholars for 2022

The Office of the Provost, in partnership with the Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, has named the 2022 Distinguished Women Scholars.

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Equity Task Force undergraduate yield initiatives underway

In line with goals established by the Purdue Equity Task Force, a set of initiatives focused on increasing the number of Black admitted students who choose to attend Purdue are underway in various colleges and schools.

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Purdue to host displaced Ukrainian scholars

Purdue has announced the Ukrainian Scholar Initiative, a program that will host up to 20 displaced Ukrainian scholars.

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Entrepreneurship Academy accepting faculty applications

Purdue faculty interested in commercializing their research and exploring entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply to the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship's Entrepreneurial Learning Academy.

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New copyright resource for Purdue faculty, staff, and students

From research to journal articles to coursework to photos on a cell phone, everyone owns a copyright, whether they are aware of it or not. The University Copyright Office aims to help the Purdue community understand and manage their copyrights.

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Student Life offers guidance for students who may be facing challenges

As we enter the final weeks of spring semester, faculty and staff are encouraged to direct students who may be facing academic, financial or social challenges to resources provided by the Office of the Dean of Students.

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Protect Purdue - masking policy relaxed and other news

A round-up of Protect Purdue news and academic resources.

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