Appointments, honors and activities

May 8, 2015  

Faculty and staff honors:

- The Soil and Water Science youth curriculum development team led by Natalie Carroll, a Purdue professor of youth development and agricultural education and Extension specialist, has received the Universities Council on Water Resources' Education and Public Service Award.

The team won the award for producing Indiana 4-H's first online curricula, which aims to help students in grades 3-12 nationwide learn about soil and water.

The award will be presented at a banquet at the annual conference of UCOWR on June 17 at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, Nevada.


- Purdue is ranked fifth in the world in the 2015 QS World University Rankings for Agriculture and Forestry. Purdue is tied with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The rankings consider refereed journal output and citations, academic reputation with peers and reputation with the employers of their students.

- Krannert School of Management was ranked 14th in Value College’s Top 50 Best Value MBA Programs list for 2015. The rankings are based on total cost of program, average salary of graduates and national rankings. More information is available at

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