Rick Meilan, Sam Grober

Passing the Torch

Sam Grober had a vision about the value of a poplar species that he developed as a young doctoral student. Decades later, his vision came closer to reality when Purdue researcher Rick Meilan took on Grober's unfinished business.

Joan and Bob Nash at riverside retreat

From Tragedy to Triumph
In 2008, flooding destroyed much of Bob and Joan Nash's riverside retreat; toxic mold grew in the near-ruined house. Purdue Extension created the Indiana Mold Team to help flood victims recover and to make our homes healthier places to live.
Jaime Salazar and Ressy Campos
From One Farmer to Another
Costa Rica's organic farmers are learning how to better market their products. This effort is one of many joint research, education and Extension programs between Purdue and CATIE, the nation's tropical agriculture research university.

Takin' Care of Business
The Center for Food and Agricultural Business draws professionals from around the world who come to improve their skills in the business side of agriculture. Small companies and international corporations find that CAB can help improve the bottom line.

Jenna Rickus and student Leah Liston
New Seekers
Students in a unique research class also have another name: genomics researchers. They're part of a national initiative to discover and ultimately sequence the genome of bacteriophage. Their discoveries become part of a national genetic sequence database.


"Try on Traminette" Innovative ideas for corn and soybeans
U.S. at threshold of ethanol consumption A preemptive strike against EAB
Fernandez new academic programs director Taking up the challenge of global food security
Purdue's top senior dedicated to international service It's a dirty job...
Crunching the numbers on air-quality study  


Letter from the Dean
Integrated programs a win-win

Takes On A Topic
Finding the art in science




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