5th annual Tech Week planned for April 9-15, 2011
The College of Technology will celebrate its annual Technology Week April 9-15. Using the theme, "We are Technology Makers," the college will showcase how its faculty, students and alumni are impacting society.
Featured Technology Week events include the Dean's Lecture delivered by Frank Gladstone, former head of Dreamworks' recruitment and artistic development, who will address the question, "Has Technology Made Movies Better?" Free tickets are available at all Hall of Music box offices or by calling (765) 494-3933. The presentation will also be streamed online at mms://video1.itap.purdue.edu/COTlecture.
As part of the Dean's Lecture, the college is conducting a university-wide computer animation contest. Student submissions will be reviewed by a panel of judges, including Gladstone. The top three will be screened at the 6 p.m. lecture on April 13 at Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Audience members can vote on the People's Choice Award.
Other Technology Week events include a Senior Picnic and Student Leadership Awards reception on April 11, the Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium on April 12, Corporate Partner Day featuring Caterpillar on April 14, and the Distinguished Technology Alumni dinner and awards ceremony on April 15 (full bios of honorees are now online).
Visit the Technology Week Web site for complete information.