Animal Sciences
Newsletter 2007


Greetings from Purdue Animal Sciences

Faculty Highlights: Muir's Animal Well-Being Research Affects Worldwide Production Garner Works to Improve Problems in Human Psychiatry

Undergraduate Student Update: Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipients Book-Harmon Leadership Program

Undergraduate Student Activities: Animal Feed Industry in China Student has a Safari Summer Animal Sciences Ambassador Update Dairy Club Avian Science Club Block and Bridle Club Livestock Judging Team Dairy Judging Team

Graduate Student Update: Graduate Student Association Graduate Student Awards Genetics Graduate Students and Post-Docs Reunion

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

International Participation: Faculty and Staff International Participation Exploring International Agriculture in Eastern Europe

Alumni and Friends Update: Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Distinguished Agricultural Alumni 2006 Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame Honorees Alumni Update Young Alumni and Family Reunion

Support for Animal Sciences: Animal Sciences Advisory Board Monsanto & Maple Leaf Farms Support Leadership Supporting Animal Sciences

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


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 and return it to us.

The Newsletter Student Editor is Erika Richardson and the Newsletter Committee members are Donna Lofgren, Chair, Jennifer Crodian, Barry Delks, Pat Jonas, and Diane Patterson. A special thanks to Tristan Emery.


14-15 ... SpringFest and Boiler Barnyard
14 ... Young Alumni and Family Reunion (5-7 pm)

1 ... Deadline for 2007 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni Award
11-13 ... Graduation

8-19 ... Indiana State Fair

27 ... Animal Sciences Reunion and Purdue Homecoming

February 2008
2 ... Ag Alumni Fish Fry

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

Hundreds of alumni and friends attended the Department of Animal Sciences reunion.

ANSC Ambassadors and friends enjoy the ANSC Reunion.

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