In the Spotlight

Four Weeks in the Colombian Andes: a Fulbrighter’s Story

In July, Purdue Professor of Engineering Education, Heidi Diefes-Dux, traveled for the second time to Ibagué, the capital city of Colombia’s Tolima department well-known for its conservatory of music. Her mission, however, was not to make music, but to make great teachers at Universidad de Ibagué (Unibagué). Read more>>

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Cristhian Lizarazo

Awarded the Premio Ponce de León award by Colombia’s Sociedad Colombiana de Ingenieros and the Ross Ph.D. Fellowship by Purdue’s Graduate School, Cristhian is on his way to a doctoral degree in the Purdue Lyles School of Civil Engineering. Read more>>

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Transcending Language and Culture Through Artistic Expression

Four professors from the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University recently traveled to Universidad de Caldas, Manizales, Colombia to participate in the 11th World Congress of University Theatre, September 5-9, 2016. At the invitation of Dr. Sergio Sierra Monsalve, Director of the Department of Performing Arts at U. de Caldas, the faculty representatives from theatre, dance, and visual communication design attended the conference, connected with colleagues from around the world, and presented a workshop and a performance. Read more>>

Next Generation Citizenship: Transforming Civic Education in Rural Communities

Dora Piñeres, Professor of Education at the Universidad de Cartagena, is on a mission to change how children in post-conflict Colombia learn about the government structures and mechanisms of their republic and their role as citizens. Currently on sabbatical at Purdue, Dora found the perfect partner when she met Dr. Phillip VanFossen during a visit last spring to Purdue’s campus. Read more>>

Cool at Purdue

Life science use of Purdue’s research supercomputers experiencing significant growth. Read more>>


A message from President Daniels. Read more>>


Imaging uses 'photothermal effect' to peer into living cells. Read more>>


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This newsletter was developed by: 
Ana Maria Carvajal, HyungJoo Kim and Maria Uribe