Monica Lamm, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering, has been appointed one of the first faculty fellows in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT). She will expand CELT’s faculty programming, including the development of a Teaching and Learning Academy for new faculty members and leadership of the Teaching Partners program.
New AerE assistant professor pushes for engaged education and student growth As a graduate student TA for an introductory engineering class at Purdue University, Benjamin Ahn observed something about the way students learn technical information through a bit of an informal experiment. The new assistant professor in AerE was teaching two classes, one in the …Continue reading “Benjamin Ahn: Enhancing engineering education”
Daisy Isibor, a junior in the Iowa State University Computer Engineering program, was awarded the Microsoft Technology Scholarship, a $5,000 award for the 2012-13 academic year. Isibor, a transfer from the University of Northern Iowa, is spending the summer as an intern at Microsoft’s Redmond, Wash. headquarters and is a member of the Phi Eta …Continue reading “Isibor Awarded Microsoft Technology Scholarship”
I was recently at a national meeting of engineering deans, and in conversations with my colleagues, it’s clear that the Great Recession and the pullback in support from state legislatures have placed created significant pressures for engineering education in the United States. At the same time, our corporate partners have challenged us in two ways: …Continue reading “Our vision, our plan”