March 22nd is World Water Day, an international observance and an opportunity to learn more about water-related issues, to be inspired to tell others and take action to make a difference. World Water Day dates to the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, where an international observance for water was recommended. The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating March 22, 1993, as the first World Water Day. It has been recognized annually since then..... Read Full Article
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) is a statewide sexual violence prevention effort that focuses on underserved and marginalized communities. MESA also works on preventing child sexual abuse in farmworker communities and has efforts in Indiana, California, Pennsylvania, Arizona, and Florida. MESA is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the Rape Prevention Education Grant, the Indiana State Department of Health, Ms. Foundation for Women, and the Texas Migrant Council..... Read Full Article
The purpose of the Summer Agricultural Education Internship is to spark an interest in current undergraduate students to complete a teacher licensure program and, upon graduation, enter the teaching profession. Many times, undergraduate students complete internships for agricultural businesses and are offered full-time positions before they ever have the opportunity to experience being in the classroom..... Read Full Article
The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni award recognizes Purdue Agriculture alumni who have achieved outstanding accomplishments, made significant contributions to their professions or to society in general, and exhibit high potential for future professional growth.