NRES - Virtual Purdue 101
Welcome to natural resources & environmental science!
Welcome to Purdue University and to the Natural Resources and Environmental Science major! This page contains a great deal of information for you as you prepare for your transition to Purdue University. Please look over all of the information on this page in detail so you will be informed and up-to-date. If you have any questions, please feel free to email your advisor, Mandy Chalk Marquardt, at email@example.com We look forward to meeting you this fall!
Natural Resources and Environmental Science
Forest Products Building (FPRD)
175 Marsteller Street FPRD 101
West Lafayette, IN 47907
A Note From Your Director:
Dr. Laura Bowling
Welcome to NRES! I look forward to welcoming you to campus this fall, where I will see you in our AGR 12200 Introduction to Natural Resources and Environmental Science. In the meantime, you can view a short welcome from me. Together, let’s get ready to make the Earth a better place!
A Note From Your Academic Advisor:
Mandy Chalk Marquardt
As your Academic Advisor, I am looking forward to meeting you and getting to know you better while we plan your courses for this fall semester! Once you have completed both Purdue 101 in Brightspace and the Student Information Form on the New Student Task List located in myPurdue, you will receive an email to schedule a one-on-one virtual meeting with me via Zoom. During this meeting, we will discuss any questions you may have about the NRES program and Purdue. I will also help you submit your Course Request Form (CRF) for fall course registration. I look forward to meeting you soon!
A few things you need to do NOW before your advising appointment.
- Review this Purdue University Textbooks handout
- Check out our NRES Student Ambassador Blog to learn more about our program and about life at Purdue University: https://nrespurdue.wordpress.com/
- Peruse the attachment, Useful Websites, and explore websites that may be helpful for you during your time at Purdue.
- All students at Purdue need to fulfill a Civics Literacy requirement before they can graduate. You can learn more about the requirement here: https://www.purdue.edu/provost/about/provostInitiatives/civics/
- Also, please review this handout to help you plan out how you will fulfill this requirement before graduation.
Current NRES Student Profiles
Meet Ryland, a passionate sophomore studying environmental science with a concentration in watershed management. Click here to watch a video where Ryland shares his story and vision for protecting our water ecosystems. Join Ryland on his journey to create a sustainable future.
Introducing Olivia, an accomplished graduate of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences with a specialization in Policy. Reflecting on her journey, we revisit Olivia's perspective as a sophomore, where she shares her views and experiences within the NRES program. Join us as we celebrate Olivia's achievements and gain insight into her transformative academic experience at NRES.
Introducing Zach Neff, a proud graduate of the class of 2023, with a concentration in Land and Resources. Click here to view Zach's aspirations and future career plans in the fields of Ecological Restoration and Land Conservation. Discover his journey and passion for preserving and restoring our natural landscapes, as he reflects on his time as a student and shares his vision for making a positive impact in the field.
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