Watch Duke Energy chairman speak on the U.S. energy future at Purdue's Discovery Lecture Series
December 6, 2013
Duke Energy Corp. Chairman Jim Rogers, regarded as one of the most dynamic executives in the utility industry the past two decades, returned to Purdue University this fall for a talk as part of the Discovery Lecture Series.
Rogers, who spoke to a group of high school students and teachers during the Purdue Energy Academy this summer, gave the keynote at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. The talk, titled Shedding Light on America's Energy Future, was free and open to the general public.
July 29, 2014
Michael Ladisch, distinguished professor of agricultural and biological engineering at Purdue University, has been appointed to the board of directors of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research, which Congress authorized in the 2014 farm bill. Ladisch, who also is director of Purdue's Laboratory of Renewable Resources Engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, is one of 15 board members appointed by U.S. agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on July 23.Read Full Story