Purdue Today.

January 19, 2022

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Faculty and Staff News

‘One in Five’ campaign aims to normalize need for mental health resources, remove stigma

The National Alliance on Mental Illness finds that one in five Americans suffers from a mental health disorder every year. In response, SupportLinc – Purdue's employee assistance program on the West Lafayette campus – created its “One in Five” campaign, which aims to normalize the need for mental health resources and remove the stigma for individuals who want to access care.

Protect Purdue

Reminder: Drive-thru testing available for spouses, dependents with symptoms or high-risk exposure
Free COVID home tests available to order through USPS

Things to Know

This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients

Things to Do

Experiential Education Community of Practice schedules spring events
Fall 2021 personnel activity reports available in SEEMLESS for faculty certification

In the Spotlight

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Purdue shares Boilermaker stories through ‘The Persistent Pursuit’

“The Persistent Pursuit” is the new online destination for the most inspiring Boilermaker stories. Explore articles, photos, videos and podcasts featuring the people who make Purdue proud.

Additional News

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Purdue volunteers honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of service

About 116 Purdue volunteers honored the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in the MLK Day of Service on Monday (Jan. 17). Volunteers built raised garden beds, prepared pancake mix and laundry powder, and assembled hygiene kits for the homeless and winter kits for Purdue students. The event was coordinated by Boilers in Action.

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'This Is Purdue': NASA spacesuit engineer and Purdue alumna Amy Ross

"This Is Purdue" podcast features Amy Ross, NASA spacesuit engineer and Purdue alumna. Ross discusses her first big design project at NASA, where she thinks the future of space exploration is headed and working with her father, NASA astronaut and fellow Purdue alum Jerry Ross. Listen in on Apple, Spotify, or the Purdue website.


Purdue researchers develop cancer immunotherapy treatment


Ag-Celerator fund invests $200,000 in two agriculture startup companies


Nominations for Hansen recognition award now being accepted
Grants available to students for community service projects


Appointments, honors and activities


Voice of the Boilermakers Tim Newton named 2021 Indiana Sportscaster of the Year


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Purdue in the News

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

Lansing State Journal: Understanding the generations at work, and how to meet their needs
Construction Kenya: Concrete that can wirelessly charge EVs while in motion
Yahoo News, Lafayette Journal & Courier: Purdue, IU partner with Ascend Indiana to keep graduates working in-state
WFYI: Purdue project aims to make farms in the U.S. corn belt more resilient
Inside INdiana Business: $500K gift to support PFW School of Polytechnic
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