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Borlaug Dialogue fuels students’ passion to make a difference

October 23, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  Twelve undergraduates from the College of Agriculture recently attended the 2019 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa. Founded in…

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Dinner brings scholars and donors together

September 20, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  For students like Mikayla Applegate, an Agricultural Sciences Education and Communications (ASEC) senior, the scholarships she’s received over the years aren’t…

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Selfies with Poland’s President and other stories from this ASEC student’s trip abroad

July 15, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  During a trip to Poland in June, Courtney Dawn Kelley, incoming Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication (ASEC) senior, put her coursework…

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Jared Forgey in pasture overlooking cattle

Wide-open spaces fuel cowboy dreams

May 29, 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…

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Student looking at paper

Alum journeys from barnyard to boardroom

May 29, 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.…

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Senior swimming in marine opportunities

May 29, 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…

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No matter where he goes, he finds a smile

May 29, 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,…

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Welcome Ambassador walks the walk and talks Purdue traditions

May 29, 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…

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About Us

May 29, 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…

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Triple major is in a league of his own

May 29, 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…

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Greek life provides philanthropic outlet

May 2, 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,…

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Logan Glassburn above a barn and field

Internship brings new ideas to the table

February 4, 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…

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A collection of photos from 2018

10 Most Read Stories of 2018

December 19, 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…

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Carroll receives Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence

December 11, 2018

Natalie Carroll, professor of agricultural sciences education and communication (ASEC) and agricultural and biological engineering (ABE), received the Frederick L. Hovde Award of Excellence in Educational Service to the Rural People of Indiana. Indiana…

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How the College of Agriculture is encouraging diversity through mentorship

November 1, 2018

By Emma Ea Ambrose  According to Levon Esters, Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication (ASEC) professor, the main reasons students leave graduate school are lack of…

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Mentoring program for minority graduate students receives national honor

October 25, 2018

Mentoring at Purdue (M@P), a mentoring program housed within Purdue University’s College of Agriculture, received The National Experiment Station Section’s inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Award. The Experiment Station Section is an arm of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, which is a research, policy and advocacy organization devoted to advancing the work of land-grant institutions. Levon Esters, a professor in the Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication Department (ASEC), and Neil Knobloch, an ASEC professor, founded the program to facilitate the successful growth of students academically, professionally and personally.

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View of space

ASEC graduate student’s NASA journey

October 15, 2018

  By Emma Ea Ambrose  Someplace between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Ms. Frizzle of “The Magic School Bus” lies Jessica Merzdorf’s career sweet…

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Booths at the Career Fair

Agricultural Career Fair Showcases Great Demand

October 8, 2018

By Chad Campbell Purdue University’s College of Agriculture Fall Career Fair provides students and employers a one-of-a-kind opportunity.   “We’ve been told by recruiters across…

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College of Agriculture hits milestone undergrad enrollment

October 3, 2018

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture welcomed 2,803 undergraduate students this fall, marking its largest undergraduate enrollment since 1980. Hoosier students make up 76 percent of those enrolled, and 60 percent are female students.

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Art and science of food offer junior a feast for his mind

August 15, 2018

By Khyleigh North Be ready to learn more about your food than you ever imagined if you have lunch with Dylan Morton. And if you’re…

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