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Farmer to Farmer Project is a Great Success in Meta

The Farmer to Farmer Project in Colombia was designed to support small producers with the help of volunteers from the United States. But it is so much more than that. Read more>>

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Marissa Berns

Marissa Berns, a senior in Industrial Engineering, is passionate about Colombia. She spent 8 months in Medellín, as part of the GEARE program and Purdue’s partnership with EAFIT with through the Partners for the 100k Strong in the Americas program. She has returned twice after her initial stay, and plans to visit again in the future. Read more>>

Happening Now

Purdue College of Pharmacy to Collaborate with Colombian Universities

Last March, Dr. Ellen Schellhase and Dr. Eric Barker from the Purdue College of Pharmacy travelled to Colombia. The purpose of their visit was to explore possibilities for partnership with Colombian universities, which included Universidad Nacional, ICESI, Universidad de Cartagena and Universidad de Antioquia. Read more>>

Cool at Purdue

A team led by Purdue University researchers is the first to determine the structure of the Zika virus, which reveals insights critical to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines. Read more>>


Purdue engineer receives top award from President Obama. Read more>>


Purdue study: Designing cities to combat climate change possible. Read more>>


Colombia Purdue in the News

*Conferencia U.S. Land Grant University - Colombia para el desarrollo de la agricultura colombiana >>


*Unión entre Ingeniería y Enfermería en pasantía internacional >>


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This newsletter was developed by: 
Ana Maria Carvajal, HyungJoo Kim and Maria Uribe