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2017

Cacao pioneers: Meet Penn State's Colombian Fulbright Scholars
October 23, 2017
Four new Fulbright Scholars, who arrived at the College of Agricultural Sciences in August, are looking to economics, sociology, and soil and plant science research for ways to put Colombia at the forefront of the world's cacao production. Under the guidance of faculty at Penn State, they will attempt to tackle some of the country's most pervasive issues, from education to production challenges and corruption.
World Food Prize: Grad students look forward to expanding knowledge at symposium
October 12, 2017
This year, two graduate students from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, Ilse Huerta Arredondo and Celize Christy, will represent the University at World Food Prize events in Des Moines, Iowa, Oct.18-20.
Ag Sciences students to represent Penn State at World Food Prize Symposium
October 9, 2017
Five students enrolled in College of Agricultural Sciences programs will represent Penn State at the 2017 Borlaug Dialogue, one of the events planned during the annual World Food Prize International Symposium, Oct. 18-20 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Fieldwork Reflections: Picture of Kyrgyzstan
September 29, 2017
Latin America in 4-H Global Cloverbud Day
September 11, 2017
Participatory Food Security Studies: Christian Kelly Scott
September 6, 2017
Notes from the Field: Megan Wilkerson
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.
Tackling ‘Wicked’ Food Security Issues: Experiences from the US Borlaug Food Security Summer Institute
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.
Author Roger Thurow Visits INTAD Capstone Course
April 26, 2017
INTAD Alumna Conducts Fieldwork in Indonesia
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.
Dual-title degree adds international flavor to Food Science graduate program
April 11, 2017
Food Science is the newest graduate program to join the INTAD dual-title degree program.
INTAD Competitive Grant Winners Announced
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.
INTAD Student Spotlight: Erika Pioltine Anseloni
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.