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August 14, 2017

TIME names Purdue best college in Indiana

Each year, TIME's MONEY digs into enrollment data and student outcomes to determine which colleges provide the best value for your tuition dollars—a process that, this year, yielded the 2017 Best Colleges for Your Money ranking. Out of those 711 schools, MONEY produced a list identifying the best college in every state, with the exceptions of Alaska and New Mexico, neither of which had any colleges in MONEY's 2017 rankings.
August 8, 2017

CEM Head Makarand Hastak to deliver keynote at ICCEPM

Makarand Hastak, professor and head of Purdue Construction Engineering and Management, will deliver the keynote speech at the 7th International Conference on Construction Engineering and Project Management (ICCEPM) Summit Forum on Sustainable Construction and Management, which will be held October 28-31 in Chengdu, China. Title of keynote address: "Intelligent Planning Units (IPUs) for Sustainable Design"
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.
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