Animal Sciences
Newsletter 2006


Greetings from Purdue Animal Sciences

Department Update: Department Receives Hansen Award 2006-2007 Animal Sciences Advisory Board Youth Benefit from Workshop Focused on Animals

Faculty Highlights: Air Quality Studies Earn Purdue Agriculture Team Award Zoo Animals and Africa Focus of Professor's Time Richert Works on Dietary Manipulation to Reduce Odor

Undergraduate Student Update: Careers in Animal Sciences Student Named to Board of Trustees Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipients Book-Harmon Leadership Program

Undergraduate Student Activities: Animal Sciences Ambassador Update Exploring International Agriculture in China New International Opportunity for Students in China Purdue Intercollegiate Horsemanship Club Dairy Judging Team Livestock Judging Team

Graduate Student Update: Graduate Student Association New Celebration of Science

Faculty & Staff News: Awards Promotions Retirements and Departures New Faculty Deaths Administrative Professional, Clerical and Service Staff Honored For Years of Service

International Participation: Faculty and Staff International Participation Donkin Experiences Research in New Zealand

Alumni and Friends Update: Distinguished Animal Science Alumni College of Agriculture Distinguished Alumni Hatfield Receives Honorary Doctorate Indiana Livestock Breeders Association Hall of Fame Alumni Update Friends and Alumni Take Similar Paths Young Alumni and Family Reunion

Let's Communicate: ANSC Contact Information What's New With You? Supporting Animal Sciences


We hope this Newsletter will increase your enthusiasm and ignite your pride in the exciting research, extension, and educational programs taking place in Purdue Animal Sciences. It is designed to provide information to our many alumni, students, staff, and special friends. We would be delighted if you would fill out the information form included on page 13 and return it to us.

The Newsletter Student Editor is Tristan Emery and the Newsletter Committee members are Layi Adeola, Jennifer Crodian, Pat Jonas, Donna Lofgren, Diane Patterson, and Barry Delks. Special thanks to Erika Richardson for her assistance.


8-9 ... SpringFest and Boiler Barnyard
8 ... Young Alumni and Family Reunion (4-6 pm)

1 ... Deadline for 2006 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Award
13 ... Graduation

9-20 ... Indiana State Fair

23 ... Animal Sciences Reunion and Purdue Homecoming

February 2007
10 ... Ag Alumni Fish Fry

For additional calendar dates, see the Animal Sciences Event Calendar at

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