Techies Today, the Purdue Polytechnic Podcast

A podcast about Purdue Polytechnic, one of the 10 academic colleges at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

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Nadeem Ali, a mechanical engineering technology student, went on not just one, but three, internships! Getting real-world industry experience during college is how to "diversify your experience outsid...
June 19, 2020
Rosemary Astheimer's students watch her pre-recorded video lectures before coming to class, so class sessions are used for active learning and problem-solving. Astheimer, assistant professor of practi...
March 3, 2020
"The opportunities are almost limitless" for today's students in construction management, says Mark Zimpfer, assistant professor of construction management technology, because more workers are retirin...
February 6, 2020
Purdue Provost Jay Akridge speaks with Polytechnic faculty and staff about the University's growth, its investments in faculty and facilities, and its future aspirations. The landscape for higher educ...
January 21, 2020
Renee Thomas, director of Purdue's Black Cultural Center, knows that being active in the campus community leads to academic success. With music, performing arts and cultural programs, the Black Cultur...
December 4, 2019
Lindsay Drake and Carson Deal, Purdue Polytechnic students, went on a two-week Study Abroad trip to Europe before their first semester at Purdue. The experience was more than just an amazing cultural ...
November 24, 2019
Purdue Polytechnic Vincennes' Jim Tanoos discusses supply chain management, globalization, and how studying abroad provides students with unique insight into this increasingly global field of study. S...
November 22, 2019
Melody Birmingham-Byrd studied organizational leadership and has been a supervisor throughout her career, including more than seven years with Duke Energy. She reveals the inspiration for her career i...
November 1, 2019
(Episode has been edited to correct a minor error.) Gozdem Kilaz is an assistant professor of engineering technology, who focuses on developing alternative liquid fuels for transportation — spec...
October 22, 2019
Mitch Daniels & Gary Bertoline discuss the Engineering & Polytechnic Gateway Complex. Details: https://polytechnic.purdue.edu/newsroom/lilly-endowment-grants-40m-gateway-buildings-for-polytech...
October 15, 2019

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