Animal Sciences
Newsletter 2008


Greetings from Purdue Animal Sciences

Faculty Highlights: 2007-2008 Animal Sciences Extension Update Ebner Competes in Marathon When Not Working on Food Safety

Undergraduate Student Update: Cumberbatch Named Purdue's Outstanding Senior 2007 Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipients Book-Harmon Leadership Seminar

Undergraduate Student Activities: Animal Sciences Ambassador Update Dairy Challenge Team Livestock Judging Team Dairy Judging Team Meet the Rodeo Club Block and Bridle Club

Graduate Student Update: Graduate Student Association Update Graduate Student Awards Palmore Speaks About Financial Planning Genetics Graduate Students and Post-Docs Alumni Reunion

Faculty & Staff News: Faculty and Staff 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 Animal Sciences Students Participate in Service Learning Project in Ecuador

Alumni and Friends Update: 2007 Distinguished Animal Sciences Alumni 2007 Distinguished Agricultural Alumni 2007 Indiana Livestock Breeders Hall of Fame Honorees Alumni Update Just for Fun

Support for Animal Sciences: 2007 Animal Sciences Advisory Board Supporting Animal Sciences

Let's Communicate: ANSC Contact Information Send us your Animal Sciences Updates!

Introducing New Faculty
Introducing New Faculty
Drs. Tamilee Nennich, Allen Bridges, Kola Ajuwon and Shihuan Kuang


The Newsletter Student Editor is Rachel Doctor, with Erika Richardson contributing. The Newsletter Committee members are Chair, Donna Lofgren, Jennifer Crodian, Barry Delks, Dale Forsyth, Jessica Guernsey, Pat Jonas, Diane Patterson, and Phil Reid.

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.


April 30

Animal Sciences Retirees Breakfast at MCL

May 1

Deadline for 2008 Distinguished ANSC Alumni Award

May 10


July 10

ASAS Purdue Alumni Breakfast

August 6-17

Indiana State Fair

August 15

Purdue Day at the State Fair

September 23

Dr. Don Orr, Book-Harmon Leadership Seminar

October 25

Animal Sciences Reunion and Purdue Homecoming

November 21

Animal Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award Program

February 7, 2009

Ag Alumni Fish Fry

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

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