Purdue Today

February 26, 2015

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Faculty and Staff News

4 receive One Brick Higher Award for life-saving response

President Mitch Daniels dropped by to surprise four College of Agriculture staff members and thank them for their heroic work this week in helping to save the life of a colleague who collapsed in her office and needed CPR.

Other Stories

Walk the Talk Award nominations due March 4

In the Spotlight

Cathy Alkire

Purdue Profiles: Cathy Alkire

After Cathy Alkire attended a high school career day, she left confused as to what she wanted to pursue in her future. But a conversation with her mom that followed the event helped direct her passion for gardening onto a promising career path. Alkire is a horticulture specialist in the Grounds Department.

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Additional News


Purdue researcher participating in project to lessen impact of soybean plant disease


Students offer support for WL city council election

Purdue student engineers' design helps people sit in, stand out of wheelchairs

Purdue in the News

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

Washington Times, Miami Herald, Kansas City Star: Purdue students developing new smartphone app for university

Lafayette Journal & Courier: New college surveys inspired by Gallup-Purdue Index

Lafayette Journal & Courier: Daniels, NASA official discuss mission to Mars

Lafayette Journal & Courier, Inside INdiana Business: Purdue Foundry adds staff to launch startups

Inside INdiana Business: Purdue Manufacturing Exchange lands federal funding


event calendar

American Music Repertory Ensemble to feature music of the Gene Krupa Orchestra and Anita O'Day on Friday

Purdue Galleries to open new winter exhibits

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