engineering technology

Defining Technology by its alumni

The careers of Technology graduates can help place the discipline in context.

By Kim Medaris Delker

Technology is one of modern language’s most-used words. It also is one of the most vague and least understood.

Merriam-Webster defines “technology” as “the practical application of knowledge, especially in a particular area,” but that definition leaves a lot open to interpretation.

Food security was focus of engineering technology summit

The second annual Engineering Technology Pathways summit on food security brought together faculty, staff and students from Purdue University and Ivy Tech Community College with industry and government representatives March 20.

The Engineering Technology Pathways: Food and Foodstuff Supply Chain project is the first engineering technology program in which a community college and major land grant research university offer articulated degrees with a concentration in the food and foodstuff supply chain.