Visionaries highlights the work and lives of researchers in the Purdue University College of Agriculture. The blogs and videos in this series are created by the students of ASEC 280 (Digital Storytelling), part of the Purdue Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication's Agricultural Communication program. Videos from this series are also available on the department's YouTube channel.

Beth Hall — September 2022

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Climate office data helps businesses make better decisions

Helping people improve their lives and make better decisions motivates Beth Hall

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${firstName} How one college class can snowball into a career and a passion

How one college class can snowball into a career and a passion

Beth Hall followed her own career path and encourages others to explore, too

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Roberto Gallardo — September 2022

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Helping communities build better futures

The Purdue Center for Regional Development's mission is to improve communities

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We're all in this together

Roberto Gallardo strives to make the world a better place every day

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Vikki Weake — September 2022

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Fruit flies may provide insight on aging eyes in humans

Vikki Weake seeks to unlock the secrets of aging eyes in humans by examining fruit flies

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${firstName} Building a community of researchers

Building a community of researchers

Teaching, mentoring, an open mind, and a love for her work all motivate Vikki Weake

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Previous Stories

Krishna Nemali, Purdue Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, explores new ways of using greenhouses to extend growing seasons and possibilities. Learn more from these blogs and videos.

Controlled environments extend possibilities

Bringing the cutting edge to middle school

Teaching is noble

Eva Haviarova, Forestry and Natural Resources, explores ways to improve sustainability in wood products and communities. Learn more from these blogs and videos.

A part of nature from Day One

Finding creative uses for residue material

Wood engages all the senses

Building sustainability