Being the student responder for Purdue’s Division One spring commencement certainly isn’t Grace Hasler’s first rodeo when it comes to public speaking.READ MORE
The projects are the culmination of a competitive Request for Applications (RFA) process that recruited experts at MSIs to address gaps in food safety research in Africa and Asia. Officially designated by the U.S. Department of Education, MSIs include colleges and universities that enroll a significant percentage of Alaskan Native, Asian American, Black, Hispanic, Native American, Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian students.READ MORE
“Even if it’s a hard conversation, it’s good to gain perspective on where other people are coming from and why they have the beliefs they do. It can be emotionally draining, but it’s also very worthwhile.”
— Rob Weiner, PhD student, Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and CommunicationREAD MORE
Three Purdue graduate students participated in the third annual MANRRS NASDA Agriculture Policy Summit in Washington, D.C. February 13-16.
Crenel Francis Jr. attended from the Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication, as did Alexander Robinson and Xavier Miranda, both from the Department of Agricultural Economics.READ MORE
By Harley Lumley Amirah Haweit had a hand in social justice on campus before she even attended her first class at Purdue. During freshman orientation,…READ MORE
By Kayla Sweatland DNA extractions and polymerase chain reactions (PCRs) are just a couple things that Mia Brann, a junior majoring in plant sciences from…READ MORE
By Macey Orme Jackson Smeltz was gathering up his gear last March with the rest of the Purdue men’s baseball team when the coaches walked…READ MORE
Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez, director of Multicultural Efforts to End Sexual Assault (MESA), recently received the 2021 Jefferson Award Presented by Multiplying Good.READ MORE
Sarah LaRose, assistant professor of agricultural sciences education and communication (ASEC), was nominated for Indiana Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Postsecondary Teacher of the Year in 2020. This year, LaRose was selected as the regional winner for the same honor and is now a finalist for the national award.READ MORE
A $10 million project seeks to make Midwestern agriculture more resilient by diversifying farms, marketing and the agricultural landscape.READ MORE
How do you make access to scientific knowledge more democratic for people around the world?
How can we be inclusive of diverse groups in the creation of that knowledge?
And, finally, how can we equitably transfer that information to those who speak different languages, may not read or write or live in hard-to-reach areas of the world?
These questions have guided the organization Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) since its founding in 2011. Co-founded by newly hired agricultural sciences education and communication assistant professor Julia Bello-Bravo and Barry Pittendrigh, Purdue’s Osmun Endowed Chair of Urban Entomology and director of the Center for Urban and Industrial Pest Management, SAWBO has created a research and highly scalable outreach program that uses the power of animation to disseminate scientific knowledge around the world.
The National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation has named Scott Stump the new chief executive officer of both organizations, effective Monday, June 21. Stump’s extensive background in agricultural education, career and technical education and FFA includes a bachelor’s in agricultural education from Purdue University.READ MORE
Purdue’s Office of Engagement presents awards annually to university faculty and staff that highlight excellence in engaged scholarship and education. This year, there are several recipients from the College of Agriculture.READ MORE