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Endangered Species Club: Freshman seeks to make a difference for endangered animals

August 1, 2018

By Natalie Korniak Few things animate Camille Vann quite like the topic of the illegal ivory trade. When she describes how poachers kill endangered African…

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Sister plays career matchmaker for food science major

August 1, 2018

By Khyleigh North Deklin Veenhuizen is excited to start his career in a few months with Diageo, a wine and spirits company. The work will…

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Love for animals takes her halfway around the world

August 1, 2018

By Katlynn-Ann Douglass Aishwarya “Ash” Chitnis finds herself assisting veterinary clinicians and assistants during procedures of the animals that often walk in and out of…

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A storm brews in unique student

August 1, 2018

By Rachel Flanders Mary Rose Mangan is unique. In a forecasting class that takes about 10 hours of her time each week, she’s the only…

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Dog breeding business brings joy, helps pay hefty college expenses

August 1, 2018

By Natalie Korniak Leah Hefty believes there is nothing quite like the good feeling puppies bring. The feel of those furry bellies, cold noses, and…

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Sophomore brings pet tarantulas to campus

August 1, 2018

By Hunter McGraw Spiderman. Bug kid. Tarantula keeper. Nick Cazzaniga could be called all these things. He shrugs it off. When you have more than…

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Researcher works toward sustainable beats

August 1, 2018

By Emily Marsh Grace Gusler wakes up every Saturday morning while it’s still dark out in order to play music with her closest friends. It’s…

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Senior digs deep for all things volleyball

August 1, 2018

By Allie Abney When the Purdue women’s volleyball team found itself far behind in a match against Wisconsin, Coach Dave Shondall turned to the bench…

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Turf alumnus thrives on the big stage

August 1, 2018

By Caitlin Yoder Game days at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis start quietly. Players make their way to the field to start warming up. And…

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Ranch roots instill a strong work ethic

August 1, 2018

By Rachel Flanders When she was little, JoLynn Reyling would huff and puff with a hot, red face as she tugged on a five-gallon bucket…

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National ag education organization honors 11 faculty and students from Purdue

June 20, 2018

Eleven faculty members and students from the Purdue University College of Agriculture have been honored by the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA)…

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Marta Martin

Golfer sees more than just a playing surface on the course

June 5, 2018

By Caitlin Yoder “Golf teaches you how to relax in those moments when everything is stressful and you feel like it’s going to be the…

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Plaut chosen to lead College of Agriculture

May 17, 2018

Karen Plaut is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.

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Nicoletti-Martinez named National Social Worker of the Year

May 15, 2018

Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martínez, Purdue University’s director of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) has been named National Social Worker of the Year. The award, given by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), will be presented June 22 in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s national award ceremony.

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A Word from the Editor

April 9, 2018

By Hannah Tucker I didn’t always want to study agriculture. Growing up on a small farm instilled a respect for the industry in me, but…

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The Destination Purdue Staff: Volume 23, Number 1, Spring 2018

April 9, 2018

The Destination Purdue staff for Volume 23, Number 1 were the Fall 2017 students of YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing): (From left) Leah Jones, staff writer; Hannah Tucker,…

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Boiler Gold Rush

Purdue’s top-ranked College of Agriculture continues upward trend with enrollment numbers

October 4, 2017

As part of an ongoing trend, enrollment numbers at Purdue’s College of Agriculture – ranked 8th in the world – remained strong, reflecting students’ growing…

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Program director awarded Indiana Social Worker of the Year

September 15, 2017

Purdue University alumnus Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, program director and creator of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) at Purdue’s Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education, has been awarded the Social Worker of the Year by the Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

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Intern states Purdue’s case to lawmakers

July 6, 2017

By Abigail Bender Gabrielle Reese does not go to classes every day. On some days, the sophomore agricultural education major from Lebanon, Indiana, finds herself…

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Ryan Scully in front of Boilermaker sign

An Officer and a Scholar

May 2, 2017

Growing up in Spencer, Indiana, Ryan Scully didn’t expect to go to college. The Purdue sophomore had always planned to join the military following high…

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