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Purdue partners with African Development Bank to host first ever Scale Up Conference

August 10, 2018

Purdue University will host the Scale Up Conference on Sept. 25-27 to address how the large scale adoption of technologies can shift agricultural innovations from research institutions into the developing world. The conference offers a one-of-a-kind op…

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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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Student sitting in chair at the United Nations

Food science student presents service learning project at the United Nations

June 14, 2018

When Paige LeMaster decided to pursue a food science major at Purdue University, she never imagined that a few short years later she would find…

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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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College of Agriculture Fraternities and Sorority Lead the Way

April 25, 2018

Purdue University’s College of Agriculture stands out — not only with its educational programs but with the students it attracts and the ways in which…

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Purdue student team develops hydroseeding adhesive to win Student Soybean Innovation Competition

April 20, 2018

A chat with farmers over a cup of coffee in a small Indiana town led to an invention that earned a team of four students…

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The nation's capitol in the evening.

USDA 2018 Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program winner

February 15, 2018

When Caitlinn Lineback began her freshman year as a pharmacy student, she says she quickly learned that was not her niche. Instead, she chose a…

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Senior Chelsea Maupin just keeps moving toward her degree

February 2, 2018

Just reading through Chelsea Maupin’s resume is exhausting. The Purdue University senior, majoring in sustainable food and farming systems and minoring in international studies in…

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Student review recipe for Science of Experimental Cuisine course

Where chemistry and cuisine combine

January 10, 2018

Recipes for Tres Leches cake routinely call for letting the cake cool completely before pouring the three-milk mixture over the top. The liquid is supposed…

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Purdue student team hopes cookie stacks up at national baking competition

December 20, 2017

A team of Purdue University food science students has developed a crispy, buttery, crunchy, chocolatey and gooey-in-the-middle cookie, and members hope it will delight the senses of judges in this year’s American Society of Baking (ASB) Product Development Competition.

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Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award  

November 12, 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…

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Purdue food science professor receives national teaching award

November 12, 2017

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

November 7, 2017

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

October 6, 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.…

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Purdue student name Udall Foundation Scholar

October 6, 2017

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

October 5, 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…

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

September 14, 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…

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Boiler Bridge connects Purdue campus, Extension to communities statewide

August 24, 2017

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

August 16, 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…

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