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April 30, 2012

In the spotlight

Momentum Makers

Momentum Makers:
Kyle Hultgren

Kyle Hultgren, managing director for the Center for Medication Safety Advancement, has dedicated his career to making safe medication practices a vital part of health care systems worldwide. Learn how Hultgren spreads the word about medication safety well beyond the borders of West Lafayette at the Momentum Makers website.


Featured News for Employees

Last day to enroll in long term care insurance without answering health questions

The initial enrollment period for Purdue's new long term care (LTC) insurance benefit ends today (April 30). Read more...

SSOF Tier 1 lab on campus offers quick, easy service

The Tier 1 lab at the State Street Office Facility (SSOF) on the West Lafayette campus is set up to make trips to the lab fast and convenient. Read more...

Update: Traffic, parking disruptions

Here are notes on some current and upcoming disruptions on or near the West Lafayette campus. Read more...

This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients

"Thumbs Up" gives faculty and staff the chance to recognize others on campus for a job well done. Read more...

* Purdue Today would like to hear about those people whose hard work and commitment contribute to the success of the University as well as make Purdue a wonderful environment within which to work. To submit an item for "Thumbs Up," click here.


General News

Purdue dedicates renovated, newly named Roland G. Parrish Library

Purdue dedicated the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management and Economics during an event on Friday (April 27). Read more...

Purdue celebrates $10 million gift for center dedicated to student excellence, leadership

Purdue on Friday (April 27) celebrated a $10 million gift and plans for a new student-centered facility that will be the focal point of a campus area dedicated to encouraging student excellence and leadership. Read more...

Mortar Board awards its one-millionth dollar in aid

The Barbara Cook Chapter of Mortar Board awarded its overall one-millionth dollar in scholarships, fellowships and awards during its annual banquet. Read more...



Appointments, honors and activities

Here is a list of recent appointments and honors for faculty, staff and students. Read more...


Purdue Sports

Purdue women's tennis wins Big Ten title

The Purdue women's tennis team rallied from down 3-2 to win its first ever Big Ten Tournament Championship on Saturday. Read more...

Purdue women's golfer wins Big Ten Championships individual title

For the fifth-consecutive year, a Purdue women's golfer won the Big Ten Championships individual title. This season, Laura Gonzalez-Escallon captured her second conference medal with an even-par 216 and helped Purdue to a second place finish behind No. 23 Michigan State. Read more...

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Murphy Award recipients

Six exceptional teachers were honored with 2012 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy at the Faculty Awards Convocation on Thursday (April 26). Purdue Today will feature profiles on each of the recipients. Today, we focus on Brad Benhart, clinical assistant professor of building construction management. Read more...

Brad Benhart


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