The Office of the President here at Purdue University has released a formal message to the Purdue community concerning the recent terrorist attacks on American cities.
This announcement includes details on a one year-institute which includes participation in a 4-day workshop, some readings beforehand, participation and 4 half-day sessions facilitated at a distance. No further travel is required after the 4-day workshop. Over the course of the year, you will be engaged as both a learner and a teacher. For more specific information, please see the online description and to register, fill out the online application and send it in.
This callout is a mixer for faculty and Purdue students to
to get together and find out if CERIAS is for you or if any project captures your interest. You can work for credit or pay, or even volunteer - you can learn a lot by participating in a project. In any case, having a national center of excellence on your resume won’t hurt your career. If you are interested, please give us some information to help match your skills to projects. You may print it and bring it to the callout, or email it to Pascal Meunier. The callout will be held:
- Date: Tuesday, August 28
- Place: Recitation 121
- Time: 5:30-6:30 PM
- Copyright Issues Tutorial authored by a Purdue student
- Downloadable Resources for use in the classroom
The kid-friendly, parent and teacher hotlists are still available and are a great resource for links appropriate for children.
Abhilasha Bhargav was named a recipient of the Intel Research Award Contest for Undergraduate Students. Abhilasha will work under the direction of Professor Wagstaff with a focus on watermarking.
CERIAS’ director, Gene Spafford, was recently bestowed two honors. The first, the Information Systems Security Association recognized him as a Hall of Famer for 2001 and the National Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education awarded him the William Hugh Murray Medal for his outstanding contributions to information security. You can read more about it in this article at Yahoo.
IFIP/sec is the annual conference of IFIP-TC11 on “Security and Protection in Information Processing Systems”. This year the conference is back in Europe: it will be held at Disneyland Paris, from June 11-13, 2001. More information on this conference is available online.
The second annual research symposium is this week! It will be held on April 26-27 in Stewart Center here on the West Lafayette campus. See the symposium page for more information.
Purdue University recognizes their best instructors with the Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. For 2001, Eugene Spafford, the director of CERIAS was bestowed this tribute. This award, the university’s highest undergraduate teaching honor, is given for exemplary performance in all levels of instruction on the West Lafayette campus. You may read more in the news service press release.