Fall 2022 Stories
Honey project comes with a spoonful of confidence
Alyson McGovern learned how to believe in herself and her skills.
Alumna’s sweet career blends creativity and science
Sherdexia Yarde's career balances her passion for sustainable agriculture with her interest in sales.
International student shapes his dreams with technology
Uel Palmer Kouame has been able to pursue his fascination with technology.
Plant sciences major finds fertile environment to put down roots
Baylee Riester has been fascinated with plants her entire life.
Studying what you love is a piece of cake
Audra Brewer cooked up her own baking business.
Students on the Street: What is your Boilermaker Life Hack?
What is your Boilermaker life hack? We posed this questions to students from across the College of Agriculture.
Senior hitches self-improvement goals to love for animals
Emma Zaicow has pushed herself beyond her comfort zone.
Tornado relief efforts reveal a deep well of support
When he responded to tornado damage, Owen Coon was struck by the outpouring of support.
Destination Career: Entrepreneurs pursue unique combination while serving their community
Josi Lambert started a unique boutique with her sister.
Green thumb points the way to true calling
A need to brighten her room prompted Maddy Schaider to reconsider her college plans.
Senior learns to lead through experiences
Molly Grotjan wants to grow in lead in as many different ways as possible.
Stories from 2021
Freshman strives for social justice through her sorority
Amirah Haweit had a hand in social justice on campus before she even attended her first class at Purdue...
Junior finds himself by leaving the country
Last spring, Cameron Matthews earned the best grades of his college career...
Working with students and fungi help plant sciences major grow
DNA extractions and polymerase chain reactions (PCRs) are just a couple of things that Mia Brann, a junior majoring in plant sciences from…
Sophomore strives to provide some kind of normal
As a freshman, Maya Fulton enjoyed spending her free time with the students on her residence hall floor and attending dorm-sponsored events.…
Food Science student finds purpose in quality
Titratable acidity, standard operating procedures, microbiology, spoilage, color, texture. These are the thoughts that run through Erin Sukala’s mind whenever she monitors…
Pandemic just the latest event to sideline pitcher
Jackson Smeltz was gathering up his gear last March with the rest of the Purdue men’s baseball team when the coaches walked…