Innovation in higher education
February 11, 2013, 2 Comments

The recent Chronicle for Higher Education article is an excellent summary for the need to change in higher education, an ...

What I Learned from Steve Jobs
February 9, 2013, 2 Comments

A few months ago I read the book Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. I learned a lot about what made Apple Computers and Pixa ...

On the road again
February 7, 2013, No Comments

One of the great pleasures of being the Dean for the College of Technology is meeting with our alumni.  I learn so much ...

A case study of ‘pinkification’ as a failing strategy for diversity
September 4, 2012, 7 Comments

Guest post by Mihaela Vorvoreanu, assistant professor of computer graphics technology and technology leadership & in ...

Book Club: ‘The Power of Habit’
July 25, 2012, No Comments

The August 2012 selection is The Power of Habit – Why We Do What We Do In Life And Business. What do most successful p ...

What’s wrong with engineering/technology education in our nation
March 27, 2012, 3 Comments

Shown below is the text of a presentation I made on Friday, March 23, in Richmond, Ind. The College of Technology at Pur ...

International Women’s Day and the College of Technology
March 4, 2012, No Comments

In the College of Technology we have made “good” progress over the last few years with increasing the number ...

True Innovation and Bell Labs
February 27, 2012, 1 Comment

I just read an article in the New York Times titled “True Innovation“. The article is a brief history of Bel ...

New challenges create opportunities
November 11, 2011, No Comments

There is a lot of talk these days about the shortage of engineers in this country and the lack of interest in general in ...

What is a technologist?
November 1, 2011, 1 Comment

This is another excerpt from a document I created when I interviewed for the position of Dean of the College of Technolo ...