3 Reasons Why We Love Purdue Technology
June 27, 2014, No Comments

In August, I will begin my 25th year at the College of Technology, and I love the University, the college. I’ve be ...

Behind Germany’s Success Story in Manufacturing
June 2, 2014, No Comments

http://on.wsj.com/1kxxocZ The Wall Street Journal article gives an excellent overview of why Germany is so successful in ...

Getting a job at Google, Part 2
April 20, 2014, No Comments

I think the most important part of the article is this question posed by Thomas Friedman to the person in charge of hiri ...

The Decline of innovation and what that means to higher education
February 5, 2013, No Comments

Mary Johnson, a professor in our Department of Aviation Technology,  shared this article about Boeing’s 787 Dream ...

Change is a contant in technology
February 4, 2013, No Comments

Steven Lincoln from our Communications group was reading the 25th anniversary history of the College of Technology and s ...

Manufacturing curriculum
January 23, 2013, No Comments

Manufacturing is making a comeback in the U.S. thanks in part to the re-shoring of jobs as well as a slowly healing econ ...

Transformation of the College of Technology
January 22, 2013, 2 Comments

On December 7, 2012, I presented to the faculty and staff my recommendations for transforming the college. To paraphrase ...

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 ...