Purdue Today. 150 Years of Giant Leaps

December 6, 2019

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Faculty and Staff News

Employee feedback sought on open enrollment,
wellness programming; respond by Jan. 17

For the fourth year in a row, Human Resources-Benefits is seeking employee input and feedback about the recent benefits open enrollment as well as overall health and wellness offerings at the University. Employees (excluding graduate staff) at West Lafayette, Northwest (Hammond and Westville) and Fort Wayne who are benefits-eligible are encouraged to participate in the brief, two-part survey regarding both of these topics. The survey is open; responses are requested by Jan. 17.

Things to Know

License plate recognition software expanding to gated parking garages beginning Monday
Changes coming to Kanopy streaming media in 2020
International travel submission deadline for winter break
Purdue Today special issue to offer Board of Trustees news
Purdue Today schedule for semester break

In the Spotlight

Jessica Huber and Jules Janick

Huber, Janick named National Academy of Inventors fellows

Jessica Huber, a professor in the Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, and Jules Janick, a distinguished professor in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, have been elected fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.

Additional News

Dan Milisavljevic and VR supernova image

Professor, using virtual reality, pieces together how giant stars explode

In partnership with ITaP’s Envision Center, Dan Milisavljevic, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy, is using virtual reality to reconstruct the remnants of exploded stars, known as supernovae.

HHS students presenting check

Student project to support cancer research, honor Tyler Trent

A community service project at Purdue home football games has helped to raise thousands of dollars to support cancer research in memory of Tyler Trent, a Purdue graduate and superfan who died from a rare type of bone cancer.

Research

Food pantries can help improve nutrition, diet quality

General

Calling all dogs and dog owners: Your input is needed

Teaching and Learning

Purdue College of Agriculture launches new online graduate certificate

People

Faculty, staff, student receive Violet Haas and Leadership in Action awards

Sports

Purdue football's Bell, Hopkins earn top Big Ten honors

Events

This Week's Events
Next Four Weeks
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Lectures and Speakers

Purdue in the News

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

Inside INdiana Business: Farmer outlook improves as harvest winds down
Inside INdiana Business, WTHR, WLFI: Purdue unveils plans for data science building
WTHR, WRTV, WLFI: Student community project raises $10K to support cancer research, honor Tyler Trent
San Antonio Express-News, ESPN, Miami Herald: Lions QB Blough to honor Tyler Trent with special shoes
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