Meet associate professor John Sundquist

Outstanding instruction is the foundation for everything Purdue students and researchers accomplish. Somewhere along their path to discovery were teachers who sparked their interests and inspired them to achieve in the classroom, in the field, or in the laboratory. By presenting the Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award to up to six faculty members […]

STEM + Gender

Why was it not standard practice for automakers to use pregnant crash-test dummies in accident simulations? Why do plumbers and electricians talk about inserting “male” connectors into “female” receptacles? Why do old science buildings on college campuses frequently have a glaring shortage of women’s restrooms? The narrow viewpoint that all too often characterized scientific work […]

Telling the soybean’s story

For years, the soybean has been at the center of Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler’s artwork exploring the intersection between agriculture and technology. In their recent exhibition at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), McMullen and Winkler – co-directors of electronic and time-based art in the Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance – […]