Learn more about the recent accomplishments of INTAD students.

Cellular agriculture development has potential to change food industry, society

August 30, 2021

Depending on how it occurs, the development of cellular agriculture — food grown in factories from cells or yeast — has the potential to either accelerate socioeconomic inequality or provide beneficial alternatives to the status quo. That’s the conclusion of a new study led by Penn State researchers, who assessed the potential trajectories for a new technology that synergizes computer science, biopharma, tissue engineering and food science to grow cultured meat, dairy and egg products from animal cells and/or genetically modified yeast.

INTAD Student Partners with Indonesian Aroma and Flavor Company to Study Cloves

June 9, 2021

Isabel Gutierrez traveled to Java, Indonesia in December 2019 to learn about cloves and clove farming practices.

Agricultural Sciences student research highlighted in virtual Global Gallery

March 11, 2021

Faculty and graduate students in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will showcase their international research during the third annual Global Gallery, a symposium hosted by the international agriculture and development dual-title graduate program, known as INTAD, and its student association.

College of Ag Sciences doctoral student chosen as Next Generation Global Leader

February 22, 2021

Kelly Chege, a doctoral candidate in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Next Generation Global Leaders Network

INTAD Alumna Ariel Rivers Elected to Vice President of AIARD

August 22, 2020

International Agriculture and Development alumna Ariel Rivers was recently elected to vice president of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development.

Extension of adaptive measure for pest control in rural communities of Nepal

February 17, 2020

INTAD student Divya Pant shares her experience working in a livelihood project in Nepal before beginning her master's program at Penn State.

Penn State INTAD Student Focuses on Vegetable Value Chains in Cambodia

January 24, 2020

Penn State INTAD Student Conducts Fieldwork in the Dominican Republic

September 3, 2019

Effie Smith recently spent two and a half months in a former sugar-cane laborer community in the Dominican Republic conducting in-depth interviews to uncover the sources of income of contemporary batey residents.

Student travels to Washington to share passion for international agriculture

July 23, 2019

Sulav Paudel, a doctoral candidate in entomology and in international agriculture and development in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, traveled to Washington, D.C., in June to participate in two conferences aimed at advancing international agriculture and rural development.

INTAD Candidate Ilse Huerta Receives Three Awards

May 10, 2019

Fulbright grant will support Penn State doctoral student’s research in Zambia

April 25, 2019

Jacob Johnson, a doctoral candidate in forest resources and in international agriculture and development in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has received a Fulbright Study/Research Award.

Ilse Huerta Arredondo receives the Frisbey International Student Award

April 15, 2019

Penn State graduate student Ilse Huerta Arredondo has been awarded the Ardeth and Norman Frisbey International Student Award. This award, in honor of the Frisbeys, recognizes the personal support the late Norman Frisbey offered during the 27 years Ardeth Frisbey served in the Office of International Students.

Thirteen graduate students receive the Alumni Association Dissertation Award

April 15, 2019

Thirteen graduate students received the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award, Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishment and achievement in scholarly research in any of the disciplinary areas of arts and humanities; social sciences—applied and basic; physical and computational sciences—applied and basic; life and health sciences; and engineering.

Graduate student Bipana Paudel Timilsena receives International Research Award

April 15, 2019

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, a doctoral student in entomology with a dual title in international agriculture and development, received the Graduate Student International Research Award. The purpose of the award is to promote and support international research and scholarship by graduate students that has the potential for global impact.

Entomology students' global research to be supported by inaugural Guyton Award

April 3, 2019

Two students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are the recipients of the Guyton Award, a global learning scholarship established recently by Bill Guyton, an agricultural economist and internationally recognized expert in sustainable development. Julie Baniszewski and Bipana Paudel Timilsena, entomology doctoral candidates in the college's International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) dual-title degree program, plan to use the awards to advance their international research in pest management.

INTAD Course Travels to Costa Rica

March 31, 2019

INTAD 820 traveled to Costa Rica over spring break in order to learn about the Costa Rican agriculture system and meet with researchers, farmers and government officials.

Johnson named recipient of Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Award

November 1, 2018

Jacob Johnson, a doctoral candidate in forest resources and in international agriculture and development (INTAD) in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has received a Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Award in recognition of his service to others.

Cacao for Peace

September 16, 2018

Lina Tami is a second-year dual-title MSc student of Rural Sociology and International Agriculture & Development at Pennsylvania State University. Lina is a Fulbright-USDA Scholar and her research is in the framework of the Cocoa for Peace Project headed by Penn State.

Thirsty plant calling for help: Impact of drought on the ability of plant to attract enemies of plant-feeding insect

August 31, 2018

For the past 6 months, since March of 2018, Po-An Lin, Ph.D. candidate in INTAD and Entomology has been collaborating with National Taiwan University (Taiwan) and University of Tsukuba (Japan) to conduct field research focusing on how environmental stress affect the communication between plant and enemies of plant-feeding insects.

Christian Man Joins CSIS

August 28, 2018

Penn State Hosts GRIT Scholars

August 17, 2018

Contributed by Christian Scott, Ph.D. candidate in INTAD and Rural Sociology

AIARD Wrap Up From a Student Perspective

June 27, 2018

Matthew Hancock, M.S. student in International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) and Rural Sociology, shares his perspective on the annual meeting of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

What's the value of AIARD?

June 19, 2018

Christian Man, Ph.D. candidate in Rural Sociology and INTAD, provides perspective on attending professional development events such as the annual meeting of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

INTAD Student Awarded Indigenous Knowledge Research Award

June 19, 2018

INTAD Student Spotlight: Jhony Benavides

June 12, 2018

New INTAD Course Offered Fall 2018

May 30, 2018

INTAD student named as Fulbright finalist for research in Kyrgyz Republic

May 10, 2018

INTAD Student Spotlight: Megan Griffin

April 12, 2018

INTAD Student Spotlight: Alejandro Gil

March 27, 2018

Reflections on the Importance of Intellectual Diversity and Interdisciplinary Collaboration

March 23, 2018

Submitted by Christian Kelly Scott, a second-year dual doctorate PhD student studying Rural Sociology and International Agriculture & Development at Pennsylvania State University in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education.

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