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January 23, 2013

Ever since she was little, Jeanette Blank dreamed about traveling to Australia. After years of dreaming, Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences helped her get there at last.

January 14, 2013

Fourteen Penn State students, including 11 enrolled in the College of Agricultural Sciences, were among 25 who were awarded scholarships by the Pennsylvania Farm Show Scholarship Foundation during the 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg.

January 14, 2013

Turns out, watching ants is actually pretty entertaining, according to Spencer Malloy. Good thing for him, because it was one of the most important parts of his job last summer.

January 14, 2013

Congratulations to Casey Weathers and Tyler Evans for their first place tie in the award for graduate student oral presentation at the Eighth Annual Research Symposium of the Regional Science Consortium.

December 18, 2012

According to Mike Henry, when visiting a developing country, the fastest way to cross cultural barriers and make friends is to wield a pickaxe.

December 18, 2012

Six Penn State students recently participated in a competition in Boston that examined the building blocks of life.

December 18, 2012

Penn State student Megan Davis has always loved the outdoors and knew from an early age she wanted to dedicate her carer to her love for nature.

December 14, 2012

Students involved in Agricultural sciences research should mark their calendars for the 19th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Research Expo, to be held on March 13th and 14th, 2013.

November 29, 2012

When you're closely involved with something, it's easy to take for granted how good it is.

November 29, 2012

A five-student team recently was named winner of the 2012 Ag Springboard Competition conducted by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

November 26, 2012

Three graduate students studying food science, with an emphasis in sensory science, in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences won awards in a poster contest held at the recent 2012 Society for Sensory Professionals Conference in Jersey City, NJ.

November 26, 2012

A four-student team from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently finished second in the Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation Contest.

November 16, 2012

Shakira Nelson, a PhD student in Pathobiology, has been accepted into the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Prevention Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program (CPFP).

November 13, 2012

Allison Hoover didn't quite know what she was getting herself into last spring when she traveled to Costa Rica with Penn State's Spanish for Agricultural Sciences program.

October 23, 2012

Two Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences students have been awarded fellowships from the U.S. Borlaug Global Food Security Program.

October 23, 2012

Students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will benefit from a new scholarship created by a gift from alumnus Wendell Hunt and his wife, carol, of Waymart, PA.

October 18, 2012

Congratulations to Katherine Ellis, Leslie Pillen, Ariel Rivers, and Kathleen Wood on being awarded grants from The Northeast Region Sustainable Agricultural Research and Education Program.

October 16, 2012

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has honored six of its graduates with 2012 Outstanding Alumni Awards.

October 16, 2012

You gotta love it when a plan comes together ... Robert Caccese always knew he wanted to attend law school to study environmental law, but he felt it would be beneficial to focus on something else as an undergraduate student.

October 10, 2012

Congratulations to Alison Grantham, Emilia Sola-Gracia, and Mitchell Hunter on being recipients of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships Program (GRFP). Only 2,000 awards were made out of the 12,000 applications the NSF received. The fellowships provide “a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 along with a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees, opportunities for international research and professional development, and the freedom to conduct their own research at any accredited U.S. institution of graduate education they choose.”