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May 20, 2017

Upcoming ASEE Workshop: How to Evaluate Published Assessments for Use in Research and Evaluation

Validity in educational assessment is a frequently used but misunderstood term. The fundamental meaning of validity is an evaluation of evidence to determine appropriate interpretation and use of an assessment’s findings. Whether or not an assessment’s results can be trusted as valid indicators for a given use case can be difficult to ascertain for those without technical training in assessment.

May 11, 2017

Dr. Phil Wankat Retires

This Sunday, Dr. Phil Wankat will officially retire from the Purdue University College of Engineering. Together with Chemical Engineering, family, and friends, we celebrated last week his 47-year career.
May 11, 2017

IDE Newest Alumni Spotlights - Danielle Render

In celebration of the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors, this week we're proud to present these IDE/MDE Newest Alumni Spotlights. Congratulations to all the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors!
May 11, 2017

IDE Newest Alumni Spotlights - Seth Reisinger

In celebration of the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors, this week we're proud to present these IDE/MDE Newest Alumni Spotlights. Congratulations to all the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors!
May 11, 2017

IDE Newest Alumni Spotlights - Lucas Ray

In celebration of the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors, this week we're proud to present these IDE/MDE Newest Alumni Spotlights. Congratulations to all the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors!
May 11, 2017

IDE Newest Alumni Spotlights - Kimani Whitsey

In celebration of the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors, this week we're proud to present these IDE/MDE Newest Alumni Spotlights. Congratulations to all the 2017 IDE and MDE graduating seniors!
April 17, 2017

Madhavan and Douglas Receive Boeing Grant

Last week, The Boeing Company announced a grant awarded to Drs. Krishna Madhavan and Kerrie Douglas for the project entitled, “Contrasting user behaviors in online learning environments.”
April 12, 2017

MDE Students Take Part in Short Term Study Abroad Trip to Australia

MDE students and faculty recently spent a week in the land down under as part of the first short term study abroad trip in School history. The trip, led by Dr. Mary Pilotte with the help of Dr. Robin Adams and former ENE Head Dr. David Radcliffe, now of Swinburne University of Technology, was part of IDE 49500: Engineering Field Investigations in a Multidisciplinary & Global Context. The course goal was simple: provide students an authentic field experience common to engineering practice, where elements of cultural diversity weighed into the complexity of identifying and developng a technical solution.
March 28, 2017

First-Year Engineering Advisors Honored for Women's History Month

"The women in First-Year Engineering Advising are amazing team members and are absolutely phenomenal in the work that they do with our students. It doesn’t matter if it is interacting with students in advising appointments, greeting them as they come through the door, talking with them on the phone, or helping them during STAR or other interactions – the women of FYE are fantastic. Their professionalism is matched by their genuine passion for the job. They are committed to their students and the FYE mission. They are not only colleagues, but have become friends and people we can count on – for anything from answering an advising question to providing us a laugh with their humor. It is truly a joy to work with each of them." Read more below for individual messages about each of our women academic advisors!
March 20, 2017

Lu Campos Honored for Women's History Month

Lucero "Lu" Campos is the business manager for the School of Engineering Education, the Women in Engineering Program, and the Minority Engineering Program. Born and raised across the Wabash River in Lafayette, Indiana, Lu earned a communications degree from Purdue University and her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.
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