The Purdue Archives preserve Purdue history so that it can be shared with the world. Even those who bleed black and gold are guaranteed to leave this class learning something new about Purdue’s rich history and some of its more obscure early student traditions! Learn how professional archivists preserve old papers and books and view rare Purdue historical documents and photos.
Sammie L. Morris, University Arhivist/Associate Professor of Library Science
Consumers have questions and concerns about how animals are raised, how meat is processed and the safety of meat products. Students gain a comprehensive, farm-to-fork understanding of how animals are produced and converted to meat products. Topics of discussion will include animal production systems, food safety strategies, meat processing and product labeling.
Jolena Waddell, Program Director Meat Sciences
Paul Ebner, Director of Meat Science; Assistant Professor
Recent troubles in the euro area with Greek debt bring into question whether or not the euro can continue under its current operating procedures. Over time, other countries have drifted away from the fiscal discipline required for the successful operating of the European Central Bank.The ECB and euro are in crisis mode. This talk will explore the need for similarity among the countries with a single central bank, and the short- and long-term outlook for the euro.
Gerald J. Lynch, Professor of Economics
Join us for an informative and lively discussion on the latest tax law changes and the impact on philanthropy and you.
Marcus Knotts, Senior Director of Planned Giving
Kathy Bowman, Director of Development, Planned Giving
Many believe that manufacturing is no longer the core of the U.S. economy; that we’re transitioning inevitably to a service and information-based economy. Richard Dauch, Purdue alumnus and author of AMERICAN DRIVE, will discuss how not only can manufacturing survive, but with the right combination of innovation and leadership, it will thrive and continue to sustain us for years to come. He will share his insights on the future of manufacturing, and ultimately what any business needs to thrive in today’s global market, leading to more jobs and a stronger economy.
Richard E. Dauch, Co-Founder and Chairman American Axle & Manufacturing
Allan Rae, Executive Director Office of the Chairman American Axle & Manufacturing
Comments from: Lee Iacocca, Former Chairman and CEO Chrysler Corporation
This course will discuss the INhome, a net zero energy home that finished in 2nd place during the national 2011 Solar Decathlon (www.purdue.edu/inhome). Participants will learn about optimizing the building envelope, selecting appliances and other systems inside the home, and evaluating renewable energy options to reach net zero.
Bill Hutzel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Instruction on how to effectively hit your tee shots, both with the driver and other fairway woods or hybrids. Learn how to appropriately tee up the ball. Learn why the driver is the most difficult club to hit and simple fixes for that. Bring your driver and other fairway woods. Wear golf clothing/shoes.
Daniel M. Ross, Head PGA Professional, Director of Instruction, Membership Chairman Indiana Section PGA, Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex
The world is facing aging-related problems and challenges in providing adequate social support and health care services. The elderly population, as a portion of the total population, is growing rapidly. Professor James Anderson will provide an overview of various types of community and institution-based services and discuss policy issues as the working-age population shrinks while the elderly population grows.
James G. Anderson, Ph.D., FACMI, FCERIAS, Professor of Medical Sociology and Health Communications
As worldwide interest in nanotechnology soars, simulation and data exploration infrastructures are enabling innovation in nanoelectronics, nanomedicine, environmental diagnostics and nanomanufacturing. nanoHUB.org — a science and engineering gateway serving 200,000 users annually — provides a development platform and cloud services for 235 scientific simulation tools from a Web browser. These tools have been instrumental in game-changing research highlighted in The New York Times, Scientific American, Huffington Post, NPR, BBC and more than 850 literaturecitations. New efforts will change the delivery of education through nanoHUB-U.
Gerhard Klimeck, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
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