Purdue Today.

August 2, 2021

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Arm Yourself Against COVID-19

Faculty and Staff News

Purdue strengthens campus face mask protocols; masks required for all indoors

Effective today (Aug. 2), face masks will again be required in all indoor spaces for everyone on Purdue's West Lafayette campus, including students, employees and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Full Protect Purdue masking protocols are available online.

Protect Purdue

Fall 2021 pre-arrival information for Purdue students

Things to Know

This week's 'Thumbs Up' recipients

Things to Do

Instructors: Prepare for fall courses by attending August conferences, workshops offered at PFW, PNW, PWL
Faculty search committee workshops scheduled for fall
Faculty, staff invited to presentation on academic integrity, Code of Conduct

In the Spotlight

Purdue Technology Center Aerospace

Purdue welcomes largest economic development project to West Lafayette from Rolls-Royce

Aerospace engine manufacturing giant Rolls-Royce will expand its already large footprint at Purdue, thanks to a new commitment between the University, the Purdue Research Foundation and the company. The enhanced partnership, announced today (Aug. 2), calls for Rolls-Royce to further expand its facilities in the Purdue Aerospace District, which is adjacent to the University. The new test facilities will be used to develop high-altitude and hybrid-electric engines to power the next generation of U.S. military aircraft.

Additional News

David Boudia

‘This is Purdue’ podcast on Purdue’s diving dynasty at the Olympics

David Boudia, the most decorated Purdue diving Olympian, joins the latest episode of "This is Purdue" podcast. Boudia shares his gold medal-winning journey and how adversity has helped shape him into the athlete and person he is today. “This is Purdue” also talks with Brandon Loschiavo, a new Purdue alum and first-time Olympian, about representing the University and the nation for these Olympics. Related: More on Boilermakers at the Olympics

Mucca Pazza

Purdue Convocations announces a return to live events this fall

Purdue Convocations is announcing a return to live events this fall with a series of events to animate the beginning of the academic year. With an emphasis on major impact and maximum flexibility, Convocations is producing an array of free outdoor performance engagements, multiple high-definition film screenings of theatrical productions and the return of a smash-hit virtual production.


Verbal De-escalation training available online in August


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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.

Smithsonian: The quest to build a functional, energy-efficient refrigerator that works in space
CRNTV: Supply chain attacks are becoming coin of trade for hackers
CTV - Toronto: Clay, not water, likely source of Mars ‘lakes,’ study suggests
WFLD (Chicago), WHAS (Louisville): Naperville student wins $9K Purdue vaccine lottery
Inside Indiana Business: Purdue Global launches program with study abroad
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