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December 17, 2009


Photo gallery: The year in photos

The work of photographers Andrew Hancock and Mark Simons from Purdue's Office of Marketing and Media appears in many media outlets throughout the year. They document life on campus and offer a glimpse into faculty research, student events, graduation, Purdue sports and the changing landscape. Here is a look at some of their favorite photos from the past year. More


Purdue moves forward to cut costs long term and short term

Purdue officials on Monday (Dec. 14) outlined first steps toward accommodating recent cuts in state funding as well as a $30 million reduction in recurring expenditures. More

Presentation from Sustaining New Synergies forum available online

The presentation from Monday's open forum is now available on the Sustaining New Synergies Web site at

Alcohol and drug document provides facts, policies, options for help

The Employee Assistance Program in Human Resource Services offers information and help regarding alcohol and drug abuse. EAP's "Alcohol and Drug Information: Toward Freedom from Substance Abuse," addressing these subjects and carrying Purdue's main policy on the subject, is being distributed to employees in this PDF file.

Comprehensive policy on vehicle use being finalized

Faculty, staff, students and volunteers who drive on University business will be affected by a new policy currently under review and set to go into effect in 2010. More

Medical plan ID cards to be sent in December

All employees who are participating in a Purdue medical plan for 2010 will get new ID cards in December. More

Employment milestones of clerical, service staff recognized

More than 400 members of the clerical and service staff were honored Dec. 1 at the annual recognition luncheon in the North and South Ballrooms, Purdue Memorial Union. More

Forum for associate dean candidate to be held Friday

Continuing Education and Conferences, in its campus-wide search for an associate dean for distance learning, has scheduled open forums for three candidates. A forum with Mickey Latour will be at 9 a.m. Friday in Room 218AB, Stewart Center. The forum will be broadcast online at More

Grants available to students for service projects

Funds are available to provide grants to students or student organizations for work on community service learning projects. More


Purdue begins admitting students after record year of applicants

A record number of high school seniors applied to Purdue compared with this time last year, University officials reported Tuesday (Dec. 15). More

Make your pets a part of your New Year's resolutions

When drawing up a list of New Year's resolutions, be sure to include your pets, says Lorraine Corriveau, a wellness veterinarian at Purdue's School of Veterinary Medicine. More


Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Dec. 14-20 at the West Lafayette campus. More

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