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
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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.
Compliment Guy pays final compliment at Purdue Commencement
Purdue Compliment Guy Cameron Brown will make his last appearance as a Purdue student on the Elliott Hall of Music stage during Purdue's last Spring 2011 commencement ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday (May 15). http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/students/2011/110512BrownCommence.html
Obama bolsters Purdue-led electric vehicle advances
Purdue University successfully staged the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's first electric vehicle grand prix on the same weekend President Obama comes to Indianapolis to praise electric vehicle advances in Indiana. Purdue's fledgling ev engineers are taking their new expertise off of the track and onto the street.
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger addresses new Purdue graduates
Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was a guest speaker and honorary degree recipient during Purdue University's spring 2011 graduation ceremonies conducted in Elliott Hall of Music on the West Lafayette campus http://www.purdue.edu/commencement
Fireworks Highlight SMU Founders' Day Celebration
Watch the fireworks show that highlighted SMU's inaugural Founders' Day Celebration on April 15, marking the 100th anniversary of SMU's founding in 1911. Read more at http://www.smu.edu/100
SMU Founders Day Weekend
Alumni from around the globe gathered at Dallas Hall for fireworks and a giant birthday card as SMU celebrates the 100th anniversary of its founding Friday on the University's Main Quadrangle. The event was the first of several scheduled for SMU's Founder's Day Weekend, April 15-17. The april 15 event, complete with proclamations and resolutions, also officially launched the University's multi-year Second Century Celebration, commemorating the centennial of the University's founding in 1911 a
New York Stock Exchange Rings Closing Bell at SMU Cox
The New York Stock Exchange came to SMU to discuss the global economy and ring the closing bell.
Moody Foundation gift to drive major Moody Coliseum renovation
A $20 million gift from the Moody Foundation will help provide an extensive expansion and renovation of Moody Coliseum, a campus and Dallas landmark that is home to the pageantry of SMU Commencement as well as numerous speaking, athletics and community events such as concerts and high school graduations. "Moody Coliseum has long been a signature space to the University and the city," says R. Gerald Turner, SMU president. "With this generous gift from the Moody Foundation, the coliseum will be r
Opening Ceremonies for SMU's Centennial Celebration
Alumni from around the globe, as well as SMU students, faculty and staff, gathered at Dallas Hall on April 15, 2011, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the University's founding in 1911.
Emerging Social Sector Leader Ettore Rossetti
Ettore Rossetti of Save the Children participates in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, Arizona.
Jordan & Jessica - 60 Second Impressions, Sutton Trust Summer Schools
The Sutton Trust Summer Schools are subject-specific residential courses for Year 12 students from UK state-maintained schools, which aim to provide an insight into life as a first-year undergraduate studying at the University of Cambridge. Classics, Education, Engineering and Mathematics... these are just a few of the subjects which prospective students can sample at the Sutton Trust Summer Schools in Cambridge. In this 1 minute film, Jordan & Jessica, two students on the Chemistry Summer Scho