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Seven Smiling Students

Summer internships introduce Colombian students to research at Purdue

August 6, 2019

Several of the seven students from Icesi University in Cali, Colombia, who completed 10-week research internships at Purdue this June and July are already making…

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Six things you probably don’t know about kissing bugs

July 29, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  The Center for Disease Control recently issued a memo regarding the presence of the Triatoma sanguisuga insect in 12 states, including…

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Lisa Mauer’s work unravels mysteries of processed foods

July 24, 2019

  By Emma Ea Ambrose Next time you’re at the grocery store you might spare a thought for Lisa Mauer, professor of food science and…

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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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How these Indiana 4-H youths put themselves in the shoes of the less fortunate

June 17, 2019

Text by Emma Ea Ambrose  Video by Kelsey Getzin    “We sacrificed our baby so we could eat dinner,” Bennett, an Indiana 4-H member from…

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College of Agriculture announces three major awards

June 7, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture recently announced its 2019 awards for excellence in research, promoting the core land grant mission and interdisciplinary collaboration. The Agricultural…

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Purdue startup assists Cameroon with developing hydroponic farming methods, entrepreneurship

May 15, 2019

Cameroon, a West African country in the Congo region, has long relied on foreign aid to feed its citizens due to the extreme desert climate in some areas and a continued influx in refugees and orphaned children from neighboring nations.

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Ag Class of 2019: Justin Couetil

May 9, 2019

Every Purdue student has a story. Each individual brings distinctive experiences, perspectives and skills to the University, and each takes away something different. Commencement is…

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Samantha Morris stands in front of the Creighton Hall of Animal Sciences

Ag Class of 2019: Samantha Morris

May 8, 2019

Every Purdue student has a story. Each individual brings distinctive experiences, perspectives and skills to the University, and each takes away something different. Commencement is…

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Kasha in front of the NRES building

Ag Class of 2019: Kasha Halbleib

May 7, 2019

Every Purdue student has a story. Each individual brings distinctive experiences, perspectives and skills to the University, and each takes away something different. Commencement is…

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Ag Class of 2019: Abby Gress

May 6, 2019

Every Purdue student has a story. Each individual brings distinctive experiences, perspectives and skills to the University, and each takes away something different. Commencement is…

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Horticulture professor one of eight faculty Fulbright Scholars

May 3, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  “A lot of people don’t know this, but tomatoes originated in the Andes Mountains,” Lori Hoagland, associate professor of Horticulture said.…

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Persistence pays off as agricultural economics Ph.D. student delves into issues of food insecurity in Niger

April 30, 2019

Emma Ea Ambrose  Kayenat Kabir, a Ph.D. student in Purdue University’s Agricultural Economics Department, is the first to admit that she did not follow a…

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Thompson Scholarship part of a broader legacy

April 17, 2019

When Bob Thompson began his tenure as dean of agriculture at Purdue in 1987, one agriculture student in four years had studied abroad. When he…

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Back of a crowd of FFA Jackets

What can you be when you grow up?

April 10, 2019

By Chad Campbell Thanks to the collaborative efforts of the National FFA Organization and the Purdue University Department of Animal Sciences, students across the nation…

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Don’t bug out when you learn about this chef’s key ingredient

April 2, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  A few years ago, Joseph Yoon, professional chef and executive director of Brooklyn Bugs, learned three interesting facts. One: The Food…

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Spring Fest offers interactive family fun for the entire community

March 25, 2019

Cricket spitting, popcorn lessons (and eating), a plant sale and flower necklace workshops are just a few activities attendees can find at Spring Fest 2019 at Purdue University.

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Spring Fest offers interactive family fun for the entire community

March 25, 2019

Cricket spitting, popcorn lessons (and eating), a plant sale and flower necklace workshops are just a few activities attendees can find at Spring Fest 2019 at Purdue University.

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AgrAbility helps veterans launch and maintain careers in agriculture

March 5, 2019

By Emma Ea Ambrose  Mike Mosier, a Marine Corps veteran, completed three tours of service, two in Iraq and one in Afghanistan, before retiring from…

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Life on Mars

February 14, 2019
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