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Fall 2005

Destination Purdue > Fall 2005

Volume 10, Number 2, Fall 2005


He's not a typical college student
Balancing military service and school changes animal science major's life


Shannon Mason

Destination Career: Alumnus finds success on The Hill
Agricultural education graduate goes from campus to D.C. and beyond


Elephant ride

Study predicts steady jobs
A USDA report says ag-related employment opportunities are expected to remain strong


Daniel Warner

Irish studies a hole-in-one adventure
After studying and working in Dublin, student tours Europe for 30 days


Stadium home to world-class turfgrass
The Purdue Boilermakers play on one of the best playing surfaces in the country

Team warms up to marketing trade
Competition provides hands-on experience for student

Program aims to improve biosecurity
Simulator could help officials save lives, money

Yeast research fueling new uses for crop residues
Efficient strain could make ethanol more affordable

Bug Bowl planning offers lessons beyond classroom
Student volunteers help ensure annual event's success

Students on the Street
What is the best thing about your favorite club or activity at Purdue?

A word from the editor
Don't be afraid to try new things and make new friends

Bonus Web-only stories

Destination Career: Opportunities make strong case for legal career
Lawyer credits her success to a strong life science education

Future teachers catch glimpse of real world
High school students attend ag education simulation institute