2016 Fall News
- Students, faculty, and staff packed the Honors Hall Tuesday night for live election coverage. The event contained student and faculty panels, free food and a coverage of the election broadcast on TVs, in the hall and available to be streamed online.
- Now that the polls are closed, many are eagerly waiting for results. Purdue University is hosting an election watch party Tuesday night.
- Ron Chernow, author of the award-winning biography that inspired the musical Hamilton comes to Purdue University. He will be interviewed by Purdue alum, Brian Lamb, Founder and Executive Chairman of C-SPAN.
- The Purdue University Teaching Academy will recognize faculty members and graduate teaching assistants for outstanding and scholarly teaching in graduate, undergraduate, or engagement programs in ceremonies Nov. 15. Candidates were identified by their individual department or college/school based upon evidence of excellence in teaching, innovation in teaching methodology, teaching-related service, and scholarship in teaching and learning.
- Communication professor Sorin Adam Matei is a dedicated social scientist who believes in political polling. But he saw early trends in Donald Trump’s social media efforts that were not consistent with the many political pollsters’ findings.
- A new Purdue Boiler Byte segment offers a glimpse into the Purdue Peace Project, which helps convene local citizens in countries around the world to find and enact ways to reach peaceful resolutions on issues facing their regions.
- Purdue University students Cameron Mann and Trevor Peters were crowned Homecoming queen and king during the Homecoming celebration Saturday (October 15) on the main stage in Stadium Mall.