DLRC Showcase & Symposium - February 21, 2012, 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
November 7, 2011
The DLRC's afternoon of information and conversation on partnering with us to enhance your STEM research and proposals was well attended. Dr. Richard O. Buckius' slide presentation is available by clicking on the link below. We look forward to seeing all of you next year.
- Laura Warner
November 24, 2015
Higher education's ability to prepare students to compete in the 21st century workplace faces increasing scrutiny. Existing and ingrained structures of higher education, particularly in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, are not set up to provide the skill development in three key areas necessary for student success in the knowledge economy: communication, teamwork and divergent thinking, a new book published by Purdue University Press suggests. Addressing this issue by formulating solutions within diverse academic settings is the focus of "Transforming Institutions: Undergraduate STEM Education for the 21st Century." Edited by Gabriela C. Weaver, Wilella D. Burgess, Amy L. Childress and Linda Slakey, the book brings together chapters from the scholars and leaders who were part of the 2011 and 2014 conferences led by the Discovery Learning Research Center in Purdue's Discovery Park.Read Full Story