Purdue University and Marion County leaders share a common concern: the unacceptably small number of Indianapolis low-income and minority students who have the opportunity to succeed in college. IPS high school SAT scores paint a compelling picture of how ill-prepared this student population is to pursue a college education.
In eight years at the Statehouse, Mitch Daniels was an enthusiastic supporter of charter schools, but he’s likely done more to advance Indiana’s charter movement as president of Purdue University than he ever did as governor.
Read the full editorial from the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, the former Indiana governor, has a problem: not enough Indianapolis Public Schools students graduate with the skills to thrive at his school.
His solution? Open a charter school in Indianapolis that can serve as a direct pipeline delivering more well-qualified IPS students to the West Lafayette university.
Read the full story on Chalkbeat.
Purdue University and Red Hat Inc., the world's leading open-source solutions, are collaborating to create a two-year doctoral research position for Discovery Park's Research Center for Open Digital Innovation.
John Wensveen provides some insight into Aviation Technology's plans for expansion in the next few years.
Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will supply Purdue University’s leading aviation program with professional pilot training materials through a new agreement designed to prepare the next generation of student pilots taking to the skies.
The creation of the Purdue Research Park Aerospace District means expanded educational opportunities for Aviation Technology students and faculty.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. and Purdue University have entered into an agreement to launch an innovative new partnership.
Email messages that you delete might not really be gone forever, according to Marcus Rogers, interim head of the Department of Computer and Information Technology and director of Purdue’s Cyber Forensics and Security Program. The messages that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deleted might still be recoverable, Rogers said, if the storage media in the server on which they were stored hasn't been wiped.
Rogers was quoted in an article at TheHill.com.
The Big Ten Network's LiveBIG blog this week features a story on the Hangar of the Future in the College of Technology. The Hangar of the Future offers students a chance to develop electronic and digital solutions to improve maintenance and safety procedures of cutting-edge aircraft. The initiative is led by Tim Ropp, clinical associate professor of aviation technology.