Learn more about the recent accomplishments of INTAD students.

INTAD Student Spotlight: Noel Habashy

May 27, 2016

INTAD Student Wins Top Prize in Research Pitch Competition

May 20, 2016

Megan Wilkerson, Ph.D. candidate in INTAD and Entomology won first place in the Second Annual Pitch Competition.

Hope for Bananas: A Joint Effort Against Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense TR4

May 16, 2016

Ph.D. candidate Freddy Magdama reports on the emergence of FocTR4 and int'l efforts to address this banana industry threat.

Crops vs. caterpillars

April 7, 2016

Featuring the caterpillar research of Loren Rivera-Vega, doctoral candidate in entomology and International Agriculture and Development.

Mazzone and Gugino Travel to Honduras

April 7, 2016

Gugino and Mazzone visited Zamorano Agricultural University in Honduras to obtain information for educational materials to help Western Honduran growers.

New M.S. Student Hopes to Improve Agricultural Systems

April 7, 2016

This spring semester PPEM welcomes new Plant Pathology M.S. student and visionary Genna Tesdall.

Seeking Cambodian scholars to apply for Ph.D. training

February 20, 2016

Penn State University is currently seeking Cambodian scholars to apply for Ph.D. training. A Graduate Research Assistantship stipend and tuition waiver is available for a qualified applicant.

INTAD students and grads hone skills for international workplace

February 3, 2016

Mazzone Awarded International Research Funding

December 17, 2015

Jennie Mazzone was awarded funding to develop educational materials to empower Honduran women in the horticultural value chain.

INTAD Students Receive AIARD Memberships

November 20, 2015

The Office of International Programs at Penn State University will sponsor AIARD memberships for students currently enrolled in the International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) dual-title degree program.

INTAD Student Appointed Visiting Researcher

November 1, 2015

Sarah Eissler, PhD student in Rural Sociology and International Agriculture and Development (INTAD), was appointed a Visiting Researcher at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

Penn State Graduates Benefit from International Experience

September 9, 2015

Where are they now? Three recent Penn State INTAD graduate students are pursuing successful careers.

INTAD Student Receives Competitive Grant to Conduct Research in the Northern Andes of Peru

September 7, 2015

INTAD student interviews school teachers in rural Peru concerning new education policies introduced in 2013.

INTAD Students Sharpen Teaching Skills in Global Agriculture

August 3, 2015

Graduate students enrolled in the International Agriculture and Development dual-title degree program practiced teaching skills in the Global Agriculture course during the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences.

INTAD Student Receives Seed Grant to Conduct Research in Turkey

August 2, 2015

INTAD student Anita Behari received an INTAD Competitive Grant to arrange wheat research in Turkey.

INTAD students chosen to attend forum for future leaders

June 3, 2015

Two graduate students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have been selected to attend the Future Leaders Forum, to be held as part of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development annual meeting, May 31-June 2 in Washington, D.C. Sarah Eissler and Megan Wilkerson were among only 12 students selected to participate out of nearly 100 applicants from universities across the country.

INTAD Doctoral Candidate Selected for Entomological Society of America Policy Fellowship

October 17, 2014

INTAD Student Teaches Agriculture in Korea

October 1, 2014

A micro-teaching experience in the Republic of Korea inspires empathy of English Language Learners in INTAD/Agricultural & Extension Education student Amanda Forstater.

AEE & INTAD Graduate Student Teaches PA Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences

September 24, 2014

Agricultural & Extension Education and INTAD student, Roshan Nayak, gains teaching experience with the Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Agricultural Sciences (PGSAS).

INTAD Graduate Shares Research with USAID Administrator

April 24, 2014

INTAD graduate, Sulav Paudel, shares research with USAID Administrator Raj Shah on his recent visit to Nepal.

Ariel Rivers applies her International Ag Education to research in Central Mexico

December 5, 2013

Read a first hand account of Ariel's research interests and her time spent at CIMMYT in Central Mexico. Ariel is a Borlaug Fellow and Ph.D. Candidate in Entomology and INTAD.

Laura Sankey Conducts Research on Teaching and Learning in Sweden

September 20, 2013

Laura Sankey, Ph.D. candidate, shares a first-hand account of her experience conducting research in Sweden in May 2013.

INTAD Celebrates First Graduates

September 20, 2013

In the Spring 2013, INTAD proudly celebrated two of its first graduate students, Anna Testen and Brad Olsen.

Hilary Cheesman Takes Preliminary Trip to Bolivia

August 22, 2013

INTAD student, Hilary Cheesman, traveled in April to Bolivia to begin research that will support the sustainability and productivity of Andean farmers.



Melanie Miller Foster
106 Agricultural Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802



Melanie Miller Foster
106 Agricultural Administration Building

University Park, PA 16802