Student Stories Stories

Marta Martin hits a tee shot

Student Close-Up: When a Golfer Studies the Green

Friday, April 27th, 2018

A Purdue golfer studying turf management and science must have an advantage on the course, right? Senior Marta Martin isn’t so sure. “I don’t think knowing how a plant grows or how they take care of it is going to help you,” she says, explaining that she learned how to read the grain of the…

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PhD student Brandon Allen receives an award from President Mitch Daniels

My Purdue View

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Brandon Allen PhD Program Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication Hometown Portsmouth, Virginia I worked for the USDA for about two years. I was asked to be the keynote speaker for Kentucky State’s Ag Discovery program in 2015. It helps non-traditional students like underrepresented minorities and women get exposure to agriculture. But the audience represented the…

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Sabrina Myoda holds a rutabaga in a field

My Purdue View

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Sabrina Myoda Major Sustainable food and farming systems, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Hometown Wilmington, Delaware What really drew me to Purdue was my major: sustainable food and farming systems. I wanted something with a sustainable focus and an international emphasis, and it is a great fit. Along with my studies, one of the…

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