August 2015 ABe-Notes
ABE Indiana Blood Center Drives
|Event Date:||August 27, 2015|
Our nextr drive will be Thursday, August 27, in AB E 301 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm. Please make your appointment if you are able to donate. If you donatred at the July 2 drive, you are eligible for this drive as well.
You'll have someone's undying gratitude! Contact Carol Weaver if you have problems making your appointment.
August 2015 Faculty and Staff News
Helena Lysandrou received the award fofr Top Research Poster at the 2015 SURF banquetg. Helena did her research with Professor Meng Den, Nagarajan Narayanan, and Chunhui Jang. Congratulations to all!
NRCS Engineering Boot Camp
|Author:||Mike Cox, NRCS|
NRCS engineering staff from across the state presented this year’s Engineering Boot Camp at the ADM Agricultural Innovation Center on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. The week-long basic engineering training was attended by 25 students, to include employees from various agencies: 8 NRCS, 5 SWCD, 4 ISDA, 4 IDEM and 4 post-graduate Purdue students (Ahmed Hashem, Johann Veru, Ruoyu Wang, and Yaoze Liu). The students were exposed to soils, hydrology, hydraulics, survey, layout, simple design, and other topics both in-class and out in the field. The class is a starting point for newer employees on the road to gaining engineering expertise. Engineering Boot Camp is free of charge to partnership employees and is organized and provided by the NRCS engineering staff every 2-3 years.
Thanks to all the instructors who put a lot of effort into preparing and providing the training!
Jeff Cannaday explains wetland design at a local WRP site. Pictured left to right are: Jeff Cannaday, Tien Tran, Morgan Divine, Christina Gates, and Tom Perkins.
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