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July 17, 2017

CEM Internship Spotlight: Jake Merel

Jake Merel is a junior in Construction Engineering and Management. He is currently working with Mortenson Construction in Rockford, IL as part of his second internship with the CEM program.
June 29, 2017

Students share reasons they love Purdue CEM

Three seniors—Annie Gassner, Sadie Argus, and Charlie Stiens—share some of their favorite aspects of the Construction Engineering and Management program at Purdue University.
June 14, 2017

CEM Internship Spotlight: Marissa Suarez

Marissa Suarez is a senior in Construction Engineering and Management. She is currently completing her third internship with Pankow in downtown Los Angeles, California.
June 9, 2017

University of Southern California hosts Global Leadership Forum for Construction Engineering and Management Programs

The Global Leadership Forum for CEM Programs was founded in 2010 by Makarand Hastak, professor and head of the Division of Construction Engineering and Management at Purdue University. The forum meets yearly to discuss how to create the next generation of construction leaders. At the time of the first event, held in 2011 at Purdue University, the GLF had 28 delegates. In just six years, the numbers have more than doubled, reaching 72 members from 57 institutions spanning 16 countries. Events have been held all over the world, from Hong Kong to Germany. Next year’s forum will take place at Stellenbosch University in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
May 12, 2017

Alumnae give back through Women in Construction mentoring program

"Although women make up almost 50% of the general workforce, they are only 9% of the construction workforce and only 3% of the 9% hold professional positions," says Peggy Newquist, one of the founders of the Purdue CEM Women in Construction (WinC) program.
May 12, 2017

Bowen Engineering saves City of West Lafayette $5.5M on interceptor project

The City of West Lafayette has Bowen Engineering and its innovative technical team, including CEM alum Mark Cvetkovich, to thank for a $5.5 million dollar savings on the recently completed interceptor project east of campus. The CSO Relief Interceptor Project had two undertakings: installing additional piping to prevent excess wastewater from being discharged into the Wabash River, and constructing a new roundabout at the intersection of River Road, Williams Street, and Tapawingo Drive.
May 12, 2017

Undergraduate researches construction on Mars

Have you ever wondered what construction would look like on another planet? CEM student Sadie Argus has spent the last semester thinking about just that. Although only a junior, Argus joined a graduate-level Human Journey to Mars course (AAE 590) this spring, offered through Purdue's School of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
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