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November 16, 2016

INSPIRE's 2016 Gift Guide Review Activities

INSPIRE kicked off their third annual Engineering Gift Guide last weekend at the Indianapolis Children's Museum and interviewed live on WTHR's noon news segment.
November 16, 2016

Industrial Advisory Council Fall Meeting

Our fall meeting with the IAC was well attended by faculty and staff and featured a luncheon for members of the council to meet and network with our staff.
November 2, 2016

2016 Engineering Gift Guide

The 2016 Engineering Gift Guide from Purdue University is filled with fun toys, games and applications to engage girls and boys ages 3-18 in engineering thinking and design.
September 26, 2016

Research to Practice: Dr. Mary Pilotte

Dr. Mary Pilotte was featured last week as a luncheon speaker for the Association for Women in Communications, who meet monthly at the YWCA in Lafayette. Members include many from the banking industry, Purdue University Marketing and Media, and small business owners in the greater Lafayette area.
July 13, 2016

'Freeform Classroom' could counter engineering’s sophomore slump

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – New research aims to measure the effectiveness of a teaching approach that allows students in challenging engineering courses to access hundreds of instructional videos and animations while encouraging interaction with each other and faculty online.
April 28, 2016

2016 ENE Outstanding Alumni and Student Honorees

It is of great honor that we introduce this year's Outstanding Alumni Honoree, Holly Simmons,1998 graduate from the Interdisciplinary Engineering Program (IDE). Holly used what she gained from Purdue’s Interdisciplinary Engineering program to make a positive difference in her chosen field and the millions of users whose lives have been enriched by the products that she has developed and marketed along her path. She is an excellent example of just what our students can accomplish when they combine an interdisciplinary outlook with a drive to contribute to the world around them.
November 17, 2015

Engaging children in engineering

In classrooms across the United States, children increasingly study engineering along with science and mathematics — partly because engineering is one cornerstone of the Next Generation Science Standards, released in 2013 and now being implemented in many states.
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