Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication

Jared Forgey in pasture overlooking cattle

Wide-open spaces fuel cowboy dreams

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

by Carley Myers At the Solid Rock Red Angus ranch in Limon, Colorado, Jared Forgey marveled at the sight of 1,200 head of cattle stretching out as far as he could see. Ahead of him were 22,000 acres of ranchland — a world away from the small farm where he grew up. “I was in…

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Student looking at paper

Alum journeys from barnyard to boardroom

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Derek Berkshire Regardless of what his day brings, Wes Davis lives by a simple motto: Don’t be afraid to chase what you really love. Davis, who earned a bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics in 2018, has been putting in long hours and a lot of airline miles to chase his passion serving clients across…

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Senior swimming in marine opportunities

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Carley Myers Last summer Katie D’Addato had an experience of a lifetime. She spent her summer internship in Sarasota, Florida, working alongside unique aquatic animals. “I was releasing baby sea turtles, checking on herd populations of dolphins out at sea, and training manatees for research,” said D’Addato. “It was not the typical internship compared…

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No matter where he goes, he finds a smile

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Derek Berkshire No matter where Dane Chapman went, he was greeted with a smile. Malawi, South Africa, the Netherlands — in all those places, transcending all cultures, languages, and backgrounds was a person. And a smile. “I really want to make people feel good and be happy,” said Chapman, a junior agribusiness: agricultural marketing…

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Greek life provides philanthropic outlet

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Kathleen Jacobs The Parthenon. Gyros. Baklava. All are Greek staples. But when Sneha Jogi thinks Greek, she thinks of philanthropy, a sense of family, and being part of something larger. To her, Greek means sororities and fraternities. “I think even before Purdue I knew I wanted to be involved in Greek life, I wanted…

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Welcome Ambassador walks the walk and talks Purdue traditions

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Cheyenne Dunn Throughout her college career, Sarah Voglewede has volunteered her time (including some of her weekends) to teaching visitors about Purdue. She walks for hours at a time and memorizes university history in hopes of educating someone about agriculture. “Last year I gave a tour to a group of fifth-graders from Chicago,” she…

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About Us

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

The Destination Purdue staff for Volume 24, Number 1 were the Fall 2018 students of YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing): (From left) Kathleen Jacobs, staff writer;Cheyenne Dunn, staff writer; Derek Berkshire, managing editor;Carley Myers, staff writer; (Not pictured) Kevin Leigh Smith, instructor.

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Triple major is in a league of his own

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

By Cheyenne Dunn Every morning Alex Angel wakes up at 6 a.m. Before heading out the door for his first class, he thinks about his schedule for the day. Classes all morning. A lab and a meeting with his advisor in the afternoon. Two club meetings in the evening. As busy as he is, he…

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Logan Glassburn above a barn and field

Internship brings new ideas to the table

Monday, February 4th, 2019

By Chad Campbell Logan Glassburn always planned to attend Purdue. What she never expected was that journey would take her to Africa. Glassburn grew up on Indiana’s first wind farm, less than an hour from West Lafayette. Both her parents graduated from Purdue and now teach in Newton County. Glassburn described her childhood as “the…

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A collection of photos from 2018

10 Most Read Stories of 2018

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Purdue celebrates dedication of new animal sciences complex In March, Purdue formally dedicated its new 123,000 square-foot animal sciences complex, boosting the university’s commitment to Indiana’s vital food animal production industry. “These wonderful state-of-the art classrooms, laboratories, and interactive spaces bring together students, faculty, and staff in ways that will foster collaboration, spark new ideas,…

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