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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – One of the major projects on Purdue’s campus this summer is the demolition of two buildings to make way for a brand new one, one that President Mitch Daniels hopes becomes a model for schools around the country. The Engineering Administration Building or ENAD and the old power plant are […]

Active Learning Center increases truck traffic through campus The demolition of the Engineering Administration Building (ENAD) and the retired Heating and Power Plant North (HPN) to allow for the construction of the new Active Learning Center will begin in June. As a result, there will be increased truck traffic to and from the project site. […]

Director, Purdue University Press & Head, Scholarly Publishing Services Purdue University seeks a highly motivated and forward-thinking publishing professional to take Purdue University Press and Scholarly Publishing Services (PUP/SPS) to the next level. Reporting to the Dean of Libraries and an integral member of the Libraries’ senior leadership team, the successful candidate will be responsible […]

Engineering Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a Libraries faculty member, contribute to the […]

Chemical Information Specialist Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor; tenure track. Purdue University Libraries seeks an energetic, outgoing, and innovative individual to join a collaborative, dynamic team of information professionals who carry out a robust program of integrated information literacy, data services, scholarly communication, and collaborative research, and, as a faculty member, contribute to the research […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (May 16)   approved naming the library within the future Active Learning Center for two College of Engineering alumni brothers in recognition of gifts totaling $4 million to Purdue Libraries. The Thomas S. and Harvey D. Wilmeth Library of Engineering and Science will […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Hicks Undergraduate Library will hold several “study break” activities in conjunction with prep/finals week: Therapy Dogs – Tuesday, April 29 and Tuesday, May 6 – 6:30 p.m. Therapy Dogs, International will be bringing several dog teams to the main common area in Hicks.  Students will be allowed to visit with the […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Eugene Cernan, the most recent person to walk on the moon, was recognized Thursday evening (April 10) during an invitation-only reception at Purdue’s Mackey Arena for donating an Apollo 17 Lunar Roving Vehicle mapbook to the university. The event was part of a reunion of some of Purdue’s 23 astronaut alumni […]

Catherine Fraser Riehle, associate professor of Library Science and Sharon A. Weiner, professor and W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy, Purdue University Libraries were recently selected as a 2013 Top Twenty Article from the American Library Association’s (ALA’s) Library Instructional Round Table’s (LIRT’s) Top Twenty Committee for their article, High-impact educational practices: An exploration […]

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — Water scarcity, food insecurity, energy dependence, global pandemics, and climate change are examples of the ill-defined “Grand Challenges” for which public policy makers look to researchers for solutions. Science and engineering can suggest technological solutions to some aspects of these problems, but real world implementation fails without the insights of humanists […]