- Krannert’s Dauch Center to hold fall manufacturing conference
Multiple leaders of the business world will come together to speak Sept. 28 at the annual fall conference of the Dauch Center for the Management of Manufacturing Enterprises. The conference, titled “Manufacturing Competitiveness: Technology, Agility and
Personalization,” will be held at the Purdue Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Registration is required.
- Purdue AD and former student-athletes to highlight Krannert event in Indianapolis
Purdue University’s Mike Bobinski and a trio of championship-winning Boilermaker alumni will share the spotlight at the Krannert School of Management’s 18th annual Leadership Speakers Series on Oct. 11 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Taking
“A Night of Champions” as its theme, the event will feature a discussion with Bobinski, Purdue’s vice president and director of Intercollegiate Athletics; Ukari Figgs, a mechanical engineer and member of the Boilermakers’ 1999 NCAA women’s basketball championship
team and former WNBA champions the Los Angeles Sparks; former Purdue men’s basketball All-American and current ESPN broadcaster Robbie Hummel; and former Purdue men’s football player Matt Light, who won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots.
- Footsteps on the moon and a promise at home: Indiana’s flagship public university celebrating 150 Years of Giant Leaps to better the world
Neil Armstrong’s voice crackled over the NASA feed almost 50 years ago from the surface of the moon as he proclaimed “… One giant leap for mankind.” It is probably the best-known giant leap in the world, but Purdue’s faculty, students and alumni continue
to strive making giant leaps to solve the world’s greatest challenges. Purdue University is celebrating 150 years of innovation by looking forward, beginning with the Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign kickoff event during homecoming week and concluding
with an astronaut reunion during Homecoming 2019.