Colombian students' web series confronts possible future without coffee

July 27, 2020

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Six students from the Universidad de La Sabana in Colombia and their advisors have partnered with Purdue University researchers to raise awareness of the various threats facing Colombian coffee farmers – from climate change to poverty and the disinterest of young people toward remaining in rural areas.

 Colombian students' web series confronts possible future without coffee

Purdue receives recognition by Chronicle of Higher Education for Fulbright Scholars - Two professors visit Colombia

February 10, 2020

Lori Hoagland and Michael Gribskov are currently at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, in Bogotá, Colombia. Hoagland, associate professor of horticulture, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, College of Agriculture, calls her project “A Participatory Approach to Conserving Soil Biodiversity and Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Development in Colombia.” Gribskov, professor of biological sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Science, will explore “Genomics and Metagenomics in Colombia.”

 Purdue receives recognition by Chronicle of Higher Education for Fulbright Scholars - Two professors visit Colombia

Risky business: Frogs’ mating calls also attract predators - A Research by Colombian Professor, Dr. Ximena Bernal

November 11, 2019

In the túngara frog — a tiny native of Middle, Central and South America — disease, predation and communication are intricately intertwined. Parasites are transmitted by frog-biting flies called midges, which find their way to frogs by “intercepting” their mating calls. Male frogs need to call to attract females, but in a catch-22, this also alerts predators of their whereabouts.

 Risky business: Frogs’ mating calls also attract predators - A Research by Colombian Professor, Dr. Ximena Bernal

Purdue Engineering Visit Launches "New Chapter" of Colombia Collaboration

October 31, 2019

A four-city visit to Colombia by a top-level Purdue Engineering delegation strengthened the long-standing and growing strategic partnership between the Purdue College of Engineering and Colombia’s people and institutions. From Oct. 20-23, Mung Chiang, the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, and Purdue colleagues hosted 12 events that enabled them to broaden and deepen relationships with hundreds of university, government, corporate and philanthropy leaders and students, alumni and friends.

 Purdue Engineering Visit Launches "New Chapter" of Colombia Collaboration

 

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