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Growing Turf

May 16, 2017

The Turf Science degree through the Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (HLA) Department in Purdue’s College of Agriculture has a long history. For over half a…

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Dr. Allan Gray teaching a Center for Food and Ag Business course.

Thirty years of industry development

May 8, 2017

More than three decades ago, Purdue University’s Center for Food and Agricultural Business was created to serve the agricultural industry in new and different ways…

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Students and faculty celebrating Arbor Day - Tree Campus USA

Purdue receives Tree Campus USA award

May 2, 2017

Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, home to nearly 11,000 trees of more than 400 different varieties, was awarded its eighth consecutive Tree Campus USA award by…

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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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A Future Veterinarian on the Farm

April 14, 2017

Wyatt Krom grew up in Liberty, Indiana, a small town south of Richmond on the east side of the state. Krom’s family raised beef cattle…

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Food Science student, Cameron Wicks, is testing different flavored popcorn.

Foodie to Food Scientist

April 11, 2017

For Junior Cameron Wicks, her love of food science began with the chemistry of baking, but that quickly became a passion for all aspects of…

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Quincy Clark working with children at YMCA

A Passion for Mentoring

April 6, 2017

Never underestimate the value of mentoring. Just ask Quincy Clark. Clark has just completed her first year as a Ph.D. student at Purdue. In addition…

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Group of Summer Practicum students.

Coming Full Circle with the Natural Resources Summer Practicum

April 5, 2017

Cortney Mycroft has a long history with the Forestry and Natural Resources department. The Northwest Indiana native attended the Forestry and Natural Resources Summer Practicum…

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Experiential Learning through Service

March 24, 2017

Students pursuing degrees in Animal Sciences have the opportunity to participate in service learning while studying abroad. Associate Professor Paul Ebner leads a team of…

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It’s Been An Honor

March 8, 2017

For Senior Mikaela Wieland, part of the attraction of attending Purdue was the opportunity to tell her family’s story. The Princeville, Illinois native got her…

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Students and advisor in waders.

The Nature of Wild Things – A Learning Community

March 7, 2017

Want to make a big university feel more manageable? It can be difficult for new students to meet faculty, staff, and peers as they get…

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Down on the Farm

March 7, 2017

For 6 years, visitors near the Maxwell Tract on the west side of campus could see a working farm. Although rudimentary, the original farm offered…

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Opportunity Knocks

March 2, 2017

Not many seniors can say they already have a job lined up prior to the fall semester. But for Medford, Oregon native Jacquelyn Brown, an…

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