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January 2012 ABe-Notes

Welcome back! Since today is the first day of the new semester, the ABe-Notes is publishing early. There are a number of deadlines pending - make sure you haven't missed anything! There is a box outside the main office (219) for donations to Boilers Care and Share. This box will be removed some time on Wednesday, January 12, so please get your personal care items in!

ASM Club tours ADM Facilities

Thanks to the work of ASM Club president, Evan Guckien and ADM, 45 ASM Club students toured two of the ADM gulf facilities near New Orleans, LA over the winter break.  They left at midnight on January 4th and arrived back on campus ABE at 4 am on the 7th.  ADM paid all of the bus and hotel expenses, along with some of the food expense.  They toured the Destrehan and shipyard facilities and met several ADM representatives.  The ASM Club would like to send Evan and ADM many thanks!


Faculty News for January


Remember to vote for ASABE officers by March 1, 2012. Note that you can vote for our very own Dr. Chaubey for the Nominating Committee. ABE will be hosting an alumni breakfast as part of the Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference February 13-15 in Louisville. Also, early bird registration opens March 2 for the Annual International Meeting in Dallas.

Grad Student News for January

Dr. R.P. Kingsly Ambrose has joined the Kansas State University faculty as an Assistant Professor in Milling and Grain Processing. His work will be in the areas of grain processing, particule technology, particulate flow and materials handling, and process modeling and simulation. Congratulations, Kingsly!

Purdue, ABE Dedicate new ADM Agricultural Innovation Center

The building is almost finished, the Research Machining Service (formerly Central Machine Shop) is moving in, the furniture is on its way and we are ready to celebrate! Wednesday, January 18, 2012 is the big day. We will be hosting an Alumni Preview from 9-10:30 am with Universities festivities slated to start at 10:30. Don't miss this exciting event! If you have an ADM shirt, wear it!

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