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October 2, 2013

Selected recipients will receive a $30,000 stipend, tuition, health insurance, a research allowance, and a travel allowance for 9 to 12 months of study (the stipend is prorated for fellowship terms less than 12 months). Fellows have the opportunity to conduct research at a Smithsonian facility for the duration of the award period.

July 29, 2013

Forest fragmentation caused by drilling infrastructure is measurable, may alter bird communities

May 24, 2013

Congratulations to Emily Finch for receiving a Clinical and Translational Science Institute TL1 career development award.

May 9, 2013

Mike Lohr early on knew exactly what he wanted to be. When he was a kid, he called it a "bird scientist." Now he knows the proper title is avian ecologist.

May 9, 2013

A community, environment and development major who is a Schreyer Honors College student has been named the outstanding senior in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences Class of 2013.

May 9, 2013

Environmental resource management might sound like a white-colar desk job to most, but to Tyler Yost, it is much more.

April 15, 2013

To most people, swimming with sharks in an enclosed area would be terrifying, but to Jenifer McAndrew, it is just another day on the job.

April 4, 2013

Congratulations to Lillian Moller-Jacobs on being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

April 2, 2013

Kristal Jones, a doctoral candidate in agricultural economics, sociology and education in the College of Agricultural Sciences, and Nicole Laliberte, a doctoral candidate in geography and women's studies, have been honored as co-recipients of the 2013 W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award for Graduate students.

March 26, 2013

Dara Bloom received an Alumni Association Dissertation Award at the Nittany Lion Inn on March 23.

March 18, 2013

A new dual-title graduate degree program in International Agriculture and Development offered by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has graduated its first two students.

March 14, 2013

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) will be holding a Lawnmower Clinic on April 5 and April 6.

March 14, 2013

Most of us remember learning about ROY G. BIV when we were kids — the acronym for the sequence of colors in a rainbow: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet.

February 28, 2013

Leslie Pillen will be recognized for her experience in the Critical Language Scholarship Program last summer.

February 26, 2013

Congratulations to Dara Bloom for being a recipient of the Graduate School Alumni Association Dissertation Award.

February 22, 2013

The Mid-Atlantic Alliance of Cooperatives has established two endowed scholarships to benefit students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

February 22, 2013

Graduate and undergraduate students will have a chance to showcase their work in the environmental sciences at the 16th annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium March 15-16 at Penn State University Park.

February 18, 2013

Three teams of Penn State students recently competed in the Sports Turf Managers Student Challenge, and two earned top-three finishes in their divisions.