Multiplier effect

Jay Zawacki can look back and identify many ways in which his Purdue experience impacted the direction his life would take. For one thing, it was in the Purdue Memorial Union’s music listening room that he met a persistent, Brahms-loving fellow student named Alice Acton. After enrolling at the university in fall 1948, Zawacki got […]

Living the data life

Data Mine

Data is often called a language – one that few people speak well. On the other hand, those who are proficient with data and technology might not be as effective when it comes to writing a report, giving an oral presentation, or speaking a foreign language. What if we could change that? The Data Mine […]

Filtering ethics into data science

Data Science

Even in Purdue’s Lawson Computer Science Building – home to the first computer science department created in the United States – it is possible to find a link to the liberal arts. A group of undergraduate and graduate students from a wide variety of disciplines will meet at Lawson in May for a tech workshop […]