Student Research and Facilities
With total research expenditures of more than $81 million, our research funding commitment creates excellent opportunities for students and faculty.
In the past five years:
- 4 graduate students received NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants.
- 2 received Pre-doctoral Fellowships from the American Heart Association.
- 164 from National Institute of Health, worth $34.8 million
- 69 from National Science Foundation worth $14.1 million
Learn about the innovative research and facilities in the nine academic departments in the College of Agricultural Sciences:
- Agricultural & Biological Engineering
- Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
- Animal Science
- Ecosystem Science and Management
- Food Science
- Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology
- Plant Science
- Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
From research farms, offices, and greenhouses to cutting-edge lab and technology environments, the college continues to add to its state-of-the-art resources to support the important work being conducted.
These new facilities help us continue to provide educational opportunities and science-based information to protect, manage, and use natural and agricultural resources.
To provide this world-class program with a world-class facility, 45 acres within the Penn State Arboretum have been set aside for the new Center for Turfgrass Science. The $9.4 million center will encompass classrooms and laboratories, offices, conference rooms, dedicated field plots, and the Mascaro-Steinger Turfgrass Equipment Museum.