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August 8, 2017

As a dual-title doctoral candidate in Entomology and International Agriculture & Development, I dreamed of living in a developing country to offer my expertise and transform the deprived lived of marginalized small farmers. Funding from Penn State University and the USDA Norman Borlaug Fellowship afforded me the opportunity to spend a year in Ghana alongside cocoa farmers to document arthropod communities, conduct sociological investigations and test the effectiveness of pesticide replacements.

INTAD student Sulav Paudel with Gebisa Ejeta
June 22, 2017

The 2017 U.S Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue took place during July 4-17 bringing together 40 graduate students from all over the USA interested in areas of global food security. I was fortunate enough to be one of the 40 who were selected to represent the Borlaug’s vision of a world without hunger.

April 18, 2017

Sarah Eissler, Ph.D. candidate and INTAD alumna, shares her experience of developing an international research project and identifying appropriate funding sources.

January 31, 2017

The International Agriculture and Development Competitive Grants Program provides an opportunity for graduate students enrolled in the INTAD dual-title degree program to conduct research in an international setting. Five student research projects were awarded funding in the Fall 2016 grant cycle.

January 30, 2017

Erika Pioltine Anseloni is a third-year Ph.D. candidate in Agricultural Extension & Education and International Agriculture & Development at Penn State, who is passionate about communities and community development.

Megan Wilkerson is pictured second from the right
December 5, 2016

Megan Wilkerson, Ph.D. candidate in Entomology and International Agriculture and Development, was featured in the Innovation Showcase at the World Cocoa Foundation Meeting in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire.

Sulav on the far right, pictured with his advisor, Ed Rajotte, left.
December 5, 2016

Sulav Paudel is a native of Nepal and graduated with a M.S. in Entomology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State. Sulav has returned to Penn State to pursue a dual-title Ph.D. and shares his thoughts on why he returned.

December 5, 2016

INTAD student Christian Man part of Catholic Relief Services research team in Ethiopia.

November 1, 2016

Asifa Hameed is Fulbright fellow, public outreach officer, and Ph.D. student in Entomology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State University.

October 29, 2016

Sarah Osmane, a recent graduate of the International Agriculture and Development Agriculture dual-title, is now serving as the Agriculture Officer at Concern Worldwide.

October 20, 2016

Sulav Paudel is a native of Nepal and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. dual degree title in Entomology and International Agriculture and Development at Penn State.

October 3, 2016

Po An Lin is a Ph.D. student in Entomology and International Agriculture and Development. He is currently studying the impact of drought stress on the interaction between plant feeding insect and their host plant, and trying to understand how insect saliva could potentially involve in these interactions.

September 14, 2016

Penn State and the Peace Corps have finalized a new partnership that will help returning Peace Corps volunteers pursue their graduate education in the School of International Affairs, Smeal College of Business, or the College of Agricultural Sciences.