Purdue Polytechnic students Zackary Roth, Brock Langley and Jack Williams have received grant funding from an organization that supports student inventors to help market the Seal Spoon, a spoon with a closable cover designed to help people with Parkinson’s disease.
Racecar driver Cory Clay, a mechanical engineering technology student at the Columbus, Indiana, location of Purdue University’s Polytechnic Institute, got a chance to compete against legendary NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in a midget car race — and Clay took the checkered flag!
A variety of Purdue Polytechnic students participated in Purdue’s 2020 Spring Undergraduate Research Conference.
Maura Gibbons and Jared King, students in Purdue Polytechnic’s construction management technology program, served as construction and customer service advocates for the Meredith Hall South and Griffin Hall North building projects.
Three teams from the Purdue Polytechnic Institute won first place in three airport challenges at the Transportation Research Board’s annual University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs, a design challenge presented by the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP). Two additional Polytechnic teams placed second and third.
Nathan Kanter, a student double-majoring in data visualization and web programming and design, was awarded top abstract at a Purdue conference for his research into the connection between systematic lupus erythematosus and the progress through puberty during adolescence.
Hayley Grisez, a rising sophomore studying engineering/technology teacher education (ETTE), was honored with Purdue Student Life’s Emerging Leader award.
It could be Tré Bennett’s big break. More than 3 million people were watching the NBC broadcast of Purdue’s football game against Notre Dame Sept. 13, when the Purdue University commercial that Bennett worked on aired.