Purdue Today

October 17, 2018

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Faculty and Staff News

Save the dates: Benefits open enrollment for 2019 medical plans to begin Monday

Open enrollment provides an annual opportunity for faculty and staff to review benefit offerings and make choices for the upcoming year. Open enrollment runs two weeks this year, beginning Monday (Oct. 22) and ending at 6 p.m. ET Nov. 2. Benefit selections made during this period go into effect on Jan. 1.

Other Stories

Today: What if we could hear gravity and what does it tell us about space-time?

Fidelity to send mailing asking employees to update retirement plan beneficiary records

Internal applicants sought for the John and Donna Krenicki Director of Integrative Neuroscience

Purdue University Libraries to offer sessions on open access publishing Oct. 22-28

In the Spotlight

Simeon Bogdanov and Sajid Choudhury

Toward unhackable communication: Single particles of light could bring the 'quantum internet'

Hacker attacks on everything from social media accounts to government files could be largely prevented by the advent of quantum communication, which would use particles of light called "photons" to secure information rather than a crackable code.

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Additional News


Simple stickers may save lives of heart patients, athletes and lower medical costs for families

Teaching and Learning

Professors say new tool reduces grading time, improves fidelity

Purdue in the News

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

• Self: 10 tips on how to survive a plane crash (although they’re really rare)

• San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News: Have pumpkins maxed out? Making giant gourds great again

• Indianapolis Business Journal: Purdue researchers develop adhesive that could make medical procedures safer

• Inside INdiana Business: Purdue endorses master plan

• Lafayette Journal & Courier: ‘First Man’: Armstrong wrote ‘Egelloc’ at Purdue


event calendar

Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series to welcome MasterCard EVP of cybersecurity product innovation

Lauded ensemble Les Violons du Roy returns to Purdue joined by acclaimed countertenor Anthony Roth Constanzo

Australian circus arts company Circa to perform at Purdue University

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