Purdue's College of Technology at South Bend is one of three pilot sites this fall for the Purdue Polytechnic Initiative. Purdue Polytech is designed to provide students competency-based, interdisciplinary instruction.
Videos of all 19 presentations of the Dawn or Doom event are now available online. The daylong symposium focused on the "New Technology Explosion" and was hosted on the Purdue University campus Sept. 18, 2014.
Two of the speakers during the day were from the College of Technology:
The Purdue College of Technology at New Albany hosted a Pumpkin Chunking competition as part of the area's Harvest Homecoming Oct. 7.
The News and Tribune covered the event, which featured several teams.
Fatma Mili, associate dean of educational research and development in the College of Technology, has written a two-part essay for The EvoLLLution titled "Three Roadblocks to Creating a Competency-Based program."
Glen Acres Elementary School students in Lafayette, Indiana, will have a new sport to play during recess thanks to a group from Purdue University.
Students from the Department of Building Construction Management in the College of Technology spent the afternoon Oct. 2 building a Gaga dodge ball pit.
Jason Gibson, one of six Able Flight students who earned a pilot certificate during the 2014 program at Purdue, was featured on a recent WTHR news broadcast.
Gibson was injured in Afghanistan in 2012, losing both legs from the explosion of a roadside bomb.
The Purdue College of Technology at Lafayette is one of two university partners with Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc., in the new SIA Advanced Internship in Manufacturing Program (AIM).
When professor Eric Matson teaches his robotics class, he asks his students a simple question on the first day. Would you consider marrying a robot?
To welcome his new colleague, Andrew Takami gave Indiana University Southeast Chancellor Ray Wallace a symbol of friendly rivalry — a plush Purdue fish swallowing a plush IU fish.
Purdue College of Technology South Bend is proving that the key to engaging more students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is through direct activities, such as its electric go-kart summer camp and high school class demonstrations.