At the Intersection - Fall 2016

A Conversation with Vint Cerf and Dr. Bruce Cole


Dr. Bruce Cole

Dr. Bruce Cole is the longest-serving chairman of the National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH). In that role, he was responsible for awards totaling over 800 million dollars and established national programs such as "We The People" and the "Picturing America project".

Bruce Cole
Bruce Cole

Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf is the Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. He contributes to Google's global policy development, continued spread of the internet, and is a recipient of the U.S. National Medal of Technology. He managed DARPA groups that developed TCP/IP technology, the first communication protocols used developing the Internet.

Vint Cerf
Bruce Cole

The College of Liberal Arts is essential to a Purdue education that prepares graduates for meaningful careers and inspired leadership. Positioned at the intersection of liberal arts and STEM, the College leverages Purdue's STEM strengths to propel our graduates toward new advances in our disciplines and enhances Purdue's renowned STEM education by pushing all Purdue students intellectually and challenging them to be independent thinkers who drive decision making as bold, visionary leaders.

What is Intersection?

The Intersection of Liberal Arts & STEM is a series of events to highlight how liberal arts and science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are enriched and have greater capacity for meaningful change when the disciplines intersect.

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