Highlights from Aron Ralston's (E'97) Keynote Speech
Aron Ralston (E'97) delivered the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement on May 15, 2011. Ralston's heroic story of survival is the subject of the film "127 Hours." Pinned by a half-ton boulder in a Utah canyon for nearly a week, Ralston turned to the analytical problem solving skills he acquired at Carnegie Mellon University to survive and eventually free himself. Please note, due to contractual obligations we cannot post the entire keynote address by Mr. Ralston,
Student Speaker Alia Poonawala (BSA'11)
Alia Poonawala (BSA'11) was chosen to represent her class as student speaker at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th Commencement on May 15, 2011. She received her Bachelor of Science and Arts in Biological Sciences and Drama with a minor in Biomedical Engineering. Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement drew visitors from around the globe, celebrating the successes — and promising futures — of more than 4,000 new graduates. For more information, please visit: http://www.cmu.edu/co
Innovation Nation: Cars Without Drivers
Imagine a car that can drive itself, that knows the rules of the road, where to go and how to there safely! Sound farfetched? Not for the robot wizards at Carnegie Mellon University. See the car with the brain that they call "Boss."
Armstrong Photoshop Tutorial: Making a Digital Frame
The tutorial is presented by Armstrong Atlantic State University's professor of Art, Dr. Angela Ryczkowsk-Horne. This edition shows how to make a digital frame to a finished image.
Berklee's Online Drum Faculty
Berklee's online drum faculty have played with legendary musicians across all genres of music, from jazz and funk greats like Ahmad Jamal and Maceo Parker, to composers like Michel Camilo and pop music artists like Kip Winger. They've won Grammy awards, and have been recognized as the best in their field in numerous drum publications. Berkleemusic's online drum courses bring these amazing musicians and their collective years of teaching experience to students around the world. Want more? Check
AU from a Longboard!
Alfred University senior Cory Lewandowski, a biology major from Spencerport, NY, provides a look at what the AU campus looks like from a longboarder's point of view. Hop aboard to see Cory's unique perspective! Video recording and editing by: Cory Lewandowski Music by: Motorama "There's No Hunters Here" Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Motorama/Alps/09_Theres_No_Hunters_Here
WBAA: The Jewish Jesus: Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation
WBAA Public Radio interview with Zev Garber, Emeritus Professor and Chair of Jewish Studies and Philosophy at Los Angeles Valley College. He is editor of The Jewish Jesus: Revelation, Reflection, Reclamation. More information about the book is available at the Purdue University Press website: http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/titles/format/9781557535795
Interview with Ramiro Garces, VP, Human Resource with Kimberly-Clark. Mr. Garces speaks passionately about the ties between Krannert School of Management and Purdue University, and private sector companies like Kimberly-Clark.
Herrick Labs Groundbreaking Ceremony
Herrick Labs Groundbreaking Ceremony recorded April 1, 2011
Boiler Bytes: Women in Engineering Program
Purdue University's Women in Engineering Program (WIEP) helps women and girls discover their inner engineer. From mentoring to career development, WIEP continually encourages current and future women engineering students by providing interesting and engaging programming relevant to their lives. https://engineering.purdue.edu/WIEP/AboutUs
Boiler Bytes: 2011 Bridge Bust Competition
Teams from 13 Indiana and Illinois high schools constructed bridges only to see them destroyed during the 32nd annual Bridge Bust contest March 4 at Purdue University. The competition is administered by the Purdue chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/events/2011/110223SchenkBridgebust.html
EAS April 25, 2011
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Boiler Bytes: 86-year-old student working on technology degree
Jerry Cole is spending part of his retirement in a Purdue classroom, working toward a degree from the College of Technology. Cole, former vice president of marketing for Lafayette Life Insurance Company, is studying for a degree in organizational leadership.
Boiler Bytes: Purdue Cycling Club
The Purdue Cycling Club is composed of both undergrad and graduate students who desire to become better cyclists. http://www.purdue.edu/cycling
Boiler Bytes: Students reach out to the community through Pete's Pals
Helping children is what Purdue students strive to do with every session of Pete's Pals, a physical activity program for children with disabilities sponsored by Purdue's Department of Health and Kinesiology. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/general/2010/101203_PetesPals.html
Purdue Engineering - Dreams Need Doing
Student recruitment video from Purdue's College of Engineering
5 Students: A Sustaining Force
David Perkis can sum up his inspiration in a word: sustainability. After earning a degree in chemical engineering, he worked in corporate America for five years. During those years, his understanding of economics grew and he discovered his passion for sustainability. http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/policy/perkis.html
2011 Purdue evGrandPrix
The evGrandPrix is an outgrowth of the Indiana Advanced Electric Vehicle Training and Education Consortium (I-AEVtec), which is developing degree and training programs for the electric-vehicle industry. Some of the karts are built as part of class work developed through I-AEVtec.
2200 mpg solar car needs no gas
Purdue student engineers have designed a street-legal solar-powered commuter car that needs no gas. It can be plugged in to charge, but the solar panels generate so much electricity the car has enough juice to power an air conditioner and additional accessories. http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2011/110422M-PesynaSolar.html
Purdue TAP Green Enterprise Development Video
As part of a mission to serve the citizens and organizations of Indiana, Purdue¹s Technical Assistance Program created Green Enterprise Development, or Green ED, providing green skills that get real bottom line results. Green ED helps organizations manage its triple bottom line, addressing financial, human, and societal interests.