Teaching

Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award  

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue University professor of food science Suzanne Nielsen was honored as one of two recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences for 2017. Nielsen has been a professor at Purdue since 1983. She served as department head for…

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Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award

Sunday, November 12th, 2017 University News Story

Purdue University professor of food science Suzanne Nielsen was honored as one of two recipients of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Excellence in College and University Teaching Awards for Food and Agricultural Sciences for 2017. Nielsen ha…

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Students can gain job skills during Red Card firefighter training in December

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 University News Story

The demand for firefighters capable of combating wildfires was brought into sharper focus this year. As fires raged across the western regions of the United States, including Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon and, more recently, California, tens of th…

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Center for Plant Biology Faculty Spotlight | Chris Oakley

Friday, October 6th, 2017

Chris Oakley joined the Purdue Center for Plant Biology (CPB) in January 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. He is one of ten new faculty positions since 2015 in an effort to expand research and education in basic plant biology. Professor Oakley received his B.S. in Botany from the…

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Purdue student name Udall Foundation Scholar

Friday, October 6th, 2017 University News Story

The Udall Foundation has named Purdue University student Sabrina Myoda a 2017 Udall Scholar.  Myoda is among 50 U.S. students across the nation to receive the prestigious award.

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Birds and bombs: Purdue student helps protect endangered species

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

More than 800 miles from Purdue University, you can survey rolling hills of endless grasses and wildflowers that make up tallgrass prairie — only occasionally interrupted by a red granite boulder and a large tree. It’s the land of tornadoes, blue skies and intense heat known as southwestern Oklahoma. “You can get on top of…

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Boiler Gold Rush

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

Wednesday, October 4th, 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 interest in agriculture-related majors. The College of Agriculture, which offers 31 different majors ranging from agribusiness to turf management and wildlife, welcomed 643 new undergraduate students as part of its…

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Purdue plant science student sees new career opportunities after Roadtrip Nation experience

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

As Shannon Newerth reached the top of an Australian mountain, the first rays of sunlight hit the mainland, and an email from Roadtrip Nation hit her inbox. The dense clouds began to break as she discovered that she was selected for a two-week road trip across the state of Indiana as part of a public…

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Boiler Bridge connects Purdue campus, Extension to communities statewide

Thursday, August 24th, 2017 University News Story

A statewide series of community events hosted by Purdue University’s College of Agriculture will help college-curious youth and parents learn more about multiple fields of study at Purdue while showcasing Purdue Extension programs.

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Molecular Agriculture Summer Institute (MASI) students in the lab.

Purdue summer institute provides students with hands-on research experience in plant sciences

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

For most students, summer is a time to kick back, relax, and forget about the stress of school. But for 18 Indiana high schoolers and eight Purdue undergraduates, this summer meant science. ​Purdue’s Molecular Agriculture Summer Institutes (MASI) allow students to investigate plant and life sciences and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) disciplines by…

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