Momentum Makers: Willie Burgess
May 30, 2013
Willie Burgess loves nothing more than helping Purdue's researchers embed world-class learning opportunities into their cutting-edge work. As the managing director of Purdue's Discovery Learning Research Center (DLRC), Burgess and her colleagues work with dozens of researchers each year to do just that -- and those educational components can often help projects receive federal funding. Find out more at www.purdue.edu/momentummakers.
- Willie Burgess
February 20, 2015
Longtime Purdue learning design and technology professor James Lehman has been selected as the new Jerry and Rosie Semler Director of the Discovery Learning Research Center in Discovery Park. Lehman, who has been at Purdue as a professor in the College of Education's Department of Curriculum and Instruction since 1983, replaces Brenda Capobianco, a Purdue science education professor who served as interim director after chemistry professor Gabriela Weaver left in June 2014 for a post at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His appointment is effective immediately, Alan Rebar, executive director of Discovery Park and senior associate vice president for research at Purdue, announced Thursday (Feb. 19).Read Full Story