Video available of Cordova's White House Meeting
September 23, 2010
Córdova was one of six university presidents invited to join Vice President Joe Biden to discuss key research taking place at universities as a result of funding from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy. Video of the meeting is available here
"I am honored to have the opportunity to take part in this important dialogue," Córdova said. "This is further recognition of Purdue's growing national reputation in using federal research to jumpstart innovation that leads to new industries for Indiana. I look forward to sharing information about our innovative and exciting research and the impact it is making around the world."
Other university presidents taking part in the roundtable discussion were Amy Gutmann, University of Pennsylvania; Mark Yudof, University of California; Elson Floyd, Washington State University; Ron Daniels, Johns Hopkins University; and James Machen, University of Florida.
Also on the panel were John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy; Robert Berdahl, president of the Association of American Universities; and M. Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.
- Julie Rosa
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Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN), presented its prestigious annual Distinguished Service Award to Beth Holloway, Assistant Dean of Engineering for Undergraduate Education and Director of the Women in Engineering Program at Purdue University on June 11, at the WEPAN 2014 Change Leader Forum in Minneapolis, MN. The Distinguished Service Award recognizes WEPAN members whose individual service has made a significant impact for the organization.Read Full Story
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Kathleen Howell, the Hsu Lo Distinguished Professor of Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, and Suzanne Nielsen, professor of Food Science, have been named recipients of the 2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Awards in Memory of Charles B. Murphy.Read Full Story
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The Office of the Provost recently announced the 2014 University Faculty Scholars, two of which are women whom are from the College of Engineering. Alexandra Boltasseva, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and Lia Stanciu, associate professor of materials engineering.Read Full Story