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Fall 2006

Destination Purdue > Fall 2006

Volume 11, Number 2, Fall 2006


All-American puts spotlight on team
Shortstop only the second Boilermaker to receive this honor


Destination Career

Destination Career: Helping young people to take the lead
Agricultural education graduate teaches the value of putting others first


Italian food

Trip offers a taste of Italian culture
Students learn about food and life over spring break


Shawn Tipton

No business like show pig business
Entrepreneurial student starts his own operation


Wetlands offering hands-on learning
Organization improving water quality while gaining experience

Student soldier faces new tests during Iraq tour of duty
Returns to a warm welcome after a year overseas

Rescued rowers eager to return to Atlantic race
Despite 16 hours on the open seas, alumni preparing for their next journey

Students on the Street
What is the best thing to do for a study break?

A word from the editor
Agriculture is opening its doors to a new generation

Bonus Web-only stories

Destination Career: Keeping his career on the right track
Graduate's work is all about direction

Facility wastes no time in cleaning up
Team works hard to keep hazardous materials safe

Providing help, hope to Afghanistan
Purdue Agriculture faculty and alumni are helping this nation rebuild

Fueling the fire for ethanol research
Scientist finding new users for crop leftovers

Foreign student feels very welcome
Purdue a 'gut choice' for ag econ major from United Arab Emirates