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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017 — Archive

April 9, 2018

Researcher cleans up in soybean contest Xuan Luo can often be found in the lab. In her white coat and goggles, she stirs up new…

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Travel inspires sophomore to pursue international development career

July 6, 2017

By Alivia Roberts Erica Timmons wants to make a difference in the world. She has a passion for learning about the systemic issues of poverty…

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Biochemistry serves strong options for tennis player

July 6, 2017

By Mikaela Wieland Early every morning, before the sun ever comes up, Andjela Djokovic’s alarm clock blares. “How did that happen so fast?” she often…

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Owl research allows junior to soar

July 6, 2017

By Regan Holtsclaw Like a lot of travelers, Ashley Higdon fell in love during a trip. She fell for tropical birds while studying in Costa…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Job involves reaching out with a lot of exotic insects

July 6, 2017

By Kevin Miller Catherine Terrell has thought a lot about the dream job she has at Purdue. Sometimes, her work involves managing a terrarium full…

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Junior tuned in to radio experiences

July 6, 2017

By Cheyenne Hoffa With his friends standing beside him, Jacob Klaybor stood back and took in the hillside covered with students who were enjoying the…

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Senior builds on international adventures

July 6, 2017

By Abigail Bender Jordan Paine has been on many adventures, but one of her most memorable was in 2013. That was the year she traveled…

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Alum driven to help developing farmers

July 6, 2017

By Cameron Mann David Wilson once watched an Ethiopian farmer thresh his barley harvest using three oxen. Wilson was amazed at the hard work the…

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Biochemistry major mixes science with outreach

July 6, 2017

By Mikaela Wieland Most days, Austin Dixon can be found in the dimly lit basement of the Biochemistry Building, surrounded by expensive, high-tech equipment studying…

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Rebekah Lumkes

Senior goes wild over otter research

July 6, 2017

By Regan Holtsclaw Every weekend for two years Rebekah Lumkes has been getting ready for research by putting on a pair of muck boots. Sometimes…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

The Destination Purdue Staff: Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017

July 6, 2017

The Destination Purdue staff for Volume 22, Number 2 were the Spring 2017 students of YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing): (Front, from left) Maurina Baker, managing…

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A Word from the Editor

July 6, 2017

By Maurina Baker As I come to the end of my time at Purdue, I look back on how I started this journey. I was…

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Volume 22, Number 2, Fall 2017​ – Archive

Students on the Street

July 6, 2017

What is the one item you need most while studying?   “Food and music. Studying is so much energy, so music helps me focus.” Brandon…

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Volunteer combines love of horses with helping those with disabilities

July 6, 2017

By Cheyenne Hoffa If you meet Taylor Blanford at work, you’ll see a typical horse riding center. There’s a tack and feed store, stalls full…

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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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Global hunger bugs entrepreneurial senior

July 6, 2017

By Kevin Miller Ashlyn Burns is developing a business likely to make most people’s skin crawl. Her business, named Bugbite, produces a product that closely…

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Agribusiness grad ensuring a sweet future

July 6, 2017

By Alivia Roberts Olivia Luse looked forward to the day she would walk across the stage to accept her degree and begin her career in…

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Applied learning pops into fundraising

July 6, 2017

By Taylor Rexing Joseph King became a food science major because he loves food. The junior from Jeffersonville, Indiana, is mixing that love with his…

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Researcher cleans up in soybean contest

July 6, 2017

By Cameron Mann Xuan Luo can often be found in the lab. In her white coat and goggles, she stirs up new ideas for soybeans.…

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