Rethinking electric transportation

electric car

Rosalee Clawson and her cohorts do not simply want to encourage electric vehicle (EV) usage. The team of scholars’ goal is more ambitious than that. They want to electrify the roads themselves, thereby making EVs a practical and affordable option for many more citizens. Clawson, a professor in the Department of Political Science, is a […]

An artist’s voice

Delita Martin

Delita Martin is happy she was alone when she went to see “The Photograph.” Martin knew that some of her artwork might be featured in the Issa Rae-Lakeith Stanfield movie that premiered earlier this year. Writer and director Stella Meghie had specifically requested it, after all. But it wasn’t until she saw it on the […]

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 […]