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Alex Dudley receives her award for Outstanding Undergraduate Student for the North Central Section of The Wildlife Society.
Dudley Receives TWS Outstanding Wildlife Undergraduate Student Award

Alex Dudley, a senior double major in wildlife and forestry, was honored with the Outstanding...

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View of the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road in Melbourne; Lauren Wetterau takes a selfie while doing reef flat surveys; view of the landscape from the Karunda Scenic Railway
FNR Field Report: Lauren Wetterau Caps Purdue Experience Studying Abroad in Australia

Before Lauren Wetterau graduated with her degree in wildlife in December, she had one more...

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Professor emeritus Carl Eckelman sits in front of his 89th birthday cake; a least bell vireo sits on a branch; a juvenile eastern hellbender found in the Blue River in the summer of 2023
FNR's Most Read Stories of 2023

In 2023, our FNR website featured news stories on topics ranging from student, faculty, staff and...

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Lara Santiago-Sacarello drives a boat during her summer as an oyster farm intern in Maine
FNR Faces in the Crowd: Lara Santiago-Sacarello

Over the past 18 months, Lara Santiago-Sacarello has studied abroad in Australia, interned in the...

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Krystal Kramer and Dr. Liz Flaherty
Flaherty, Kramer Honored by Horizons Program

Dr. Elizabeth Flaherty and first year wildlife student Krystal Kramer were honored by Horizon...

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Dr. Pat Zollner, Garrison Sickbert, Lucas Wilson, captain Alex Dudley, Anne Talbot and Dr. Elizabeth Flaherty posed with The Wildlife Society Quiz Bowl Champions plaque and their first place prize, a painting of a viceroy, Kentucky's state butterfly.
Purdue TWS Wins 2023 Quiz Bowl Title

The Purdue Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society won the 2023 Quiz Bowl title at The Wildlife...

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