Volume 20, Number 1, Spring 2015
Neuroscientist Eric Kandel never sold T-shirts with his face on them. But if he had, Peter Mercado-Reyes, a senior biochemistry major from Indianapolis, would have bought one and worn it with as much enthusiasm as a kid wearing a Superman or Batman shirt. Read more.
Plants have amazed Sasha Broadstone since she was very young. After graduating from Purdue, she took her affinity for plants one step further: she began using them to fight for the basic human right to fresh, healthy food. Read more.
Foreign study leads to fresh view of water
Growing up near the Cuyahoga River in Chagrin Falls, Ohio—a suburb of Cleveland—Nicole Solitro, a junior agricultural and biological engineering major, had an early desire to be involved in water conservation. Read more.
Study-abroad experience leads to job offer
Before her first semester at Purdue, Morgan Dawson embarked on her first study-abroad experience to Costa Rica. And she’s been opening her eyes to the world outside of Indiana ever since. Read more.
Junior volunteer helps tailgaters recycle
Saturdays on Purdue’s campus in the fall are great for tailgating, touchdowns, big bass drums and recycling. Recycling? That’s what fall Saturdays represent for Danielle McNeely, a junior agricultural and biological engineering major from Indianapolis. Read more.
At a whopping 29 inches long, the eastern hellbender is not only the largest salamander in the United States, but a highly endangered species. In hopes of increasing the hellbender population, Purdue University has assembled a well-equipped team of students and staff to form the Help the Hellbender Project. Read more.
What was your most unexpected experience at Purdue? Read more.