Message from the Director

Welcome to Purdue’s Center for the Environment! The C4E, as we refer to it, is a regional resource for incubating and promoting collaborative, interdisciplinary, problem-driven research focused on some of the greatest environmental challenges we face globally. C4E-affiliated faculty are currently working on problems such as exploring the resilience of food-energy-water production and delivery systems, eliminating hazardous electronic and plastic waste, reducing nutrient runoff in farm systems, understanding the fate and transport of new chemicals in the environment, and understanding the challenges to building and maintaining sustainable communities in the face of disruptive global changes.

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Linda Prokopy Appointed as New Department Head of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Grant will help Purdue scientist develop rapid test for produce safety

October 19, 2020

Foodborne illnesses linked to produce make regular news headlines these days. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

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2021 Water New Year

October 1, 2020

Ready to ring in the new year? Well you can by celebrating the arrival of the 2021 Water Year with us, all through the month of October.

Beginning October 1, we'll be featuring podcasts, posts, videos and a state-wide webinar on the state of Indiana waters and faculty water research throughout the state.

Kep an eye on our dedicated water new year page for content in the coming weeks:


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