In This Issue
Howard Recognized with Exceptional Early Career Award by Purdue University | A Closer Look at Neil Armstrong’s Giant Leaps through Apollo Exhibition| Faculty Presentations, Publications, Awards, and Accomplishments | OUR Scholars Program Application Deadline March 27 | Inspiring Achievement: Stonebraker Aims to Help Students Realize Dreams | Why I Love Purdue Libraries Video Contest 2019 | Purdue University Press in Action! | Visiting Fulbright Scholar to Deliver Talk on Immigrants’ Information Literacy Experiences | Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies & Purdue Archives and Special Collections Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecture
Howard Recognized with Exceptional Early Career Award for Teaching by Purdue
Purdue University recognized Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Assistant Professor Heather Howard’s contributions to student learning by honoring her with the Exceptional Early Career Award Tuesday, March 19. Howard was surprised with the news while she was teaching a class in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center. Read more…
A Closer Look at Neil Armstrong’s Giant Leaps through New Apollo Exhibit
The public will have a chance to get a closer glimpse into Purdue alumnus Neil Armstrong’s life through an exhibition presented by Purdue Archives and Special Collections. “Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers” opens March 18 and runs through Aug. 16. The exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first manned spaceflight that landed on the moon – where Armstrong took those famed first steps. Read more…
Faculty Presentations, Publications, Awards, and Accomplishments
OUR Scholars Scholarship Program Application Deadline March 27
The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) continues the research scholarship program to recognize undergraduate student engagement in original research, scholarship, or creative work under the guidance of a Purdue faculty or approved mentor. These annual, non-renewable, academic scholarships, in the amount of $1,000 ($500 per semester) and disbursed through the Division of Financial Aid, are funded through an equal matching agreement between the OUR and each of the participating Colleges and Schools. Read more…
Inspiring Achievement: Stonebraker Aims to Help Students Realize Dreams
The Marshall and Susan Larsen Leaders Academy in the Krannert School of Management provides an ideal place for Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies Associate Professor Ilana Stonebraker to teach Purdue students.
The Academy, according to its website, “provides high-achieving students with enhanced academic opportunities and learning experiences to help them become top performers in the world of business.” Read more…
Purdue University Press in Action!
Visiting Fulbright Scholar to Deliver Talk on Immigrants’ Information Literacy Experiences
Visiting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the University of the Pacific Elham (Ellie) Sayyad Abdi will present “Immigrants: An Information Literacy Framework” at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 23 in Stewart Center, room 320, during her visit to Purdue University. The talk is open free to the public and is sponsored by the Purdue Libraries and School of Information Studies.
Abdi’s research focuses on uncovering the ways in which different populations conceptualize and engage with information. Read more…
Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies and Purdue Archives and Special Collections Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecture
Michael Pollan, author of How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence, and Rhonda Phillips, Dean, Honors College, and Interim Dean, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, talk use of psychedelics for health at “What If Psychedelics Could Heal?” as part of the Purdue Ideas Festival on March 20. Purdue Archives and Special Collections is the home of the Betsy Gordon Psychoactive Substances Research Collection. First established in 2006 with generous funding provided by the Betsy Gordon Foundation, the archival collections comprise unique materials that document the history of psychoactive substances and their applications for medicine and healing. More info. at http://blogs.lib.purdue.edu/news/2018/09/07/asc-gordon-collection18/.
The Sesquicentennial Distinguished Lecture was co-sponsored by the Purdue Chemistry Department, Purdue Honors College, Purdue College of Pharmacy, Purdue College of Science, Purdue Graduate Student Government, and the Ideas Festival Committee.
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