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2018

Penn State senior one of 16 young leaders taking part in international forum
June 12, 2018
As a teenager living in Dhaka, Bangladesh, one of the largest cities in the world, Shah Chowdhury saw the hardships that disadvantaged countrymen faced every day. What troubled him the most was that many of these individuals did not have access to safe drinking water.
Doctoral degree student awarded scholarship by national soil society
June 12, 2018
A graduate student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently was named the recipient of a scholarship from the Soil Science Society of America.
Doctoral student in plant science invited to participate in global food summit
June 4, 2018
Zachary Dashner, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been invited to take part in the U.S. Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security in June at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Doctoral student in plant pathology receives NSF research grant
April 16, 2018
Emma Rosenthal, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be able to advance her research interests in plant pathology after receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation.
AgSci dean, faculty, staff endow scholarships during Greater Penn State campaign
April 16, 2018
Motivated by a desire to help deserving students and by gratitude for the opportunities scholarships gave him when he first attended college, Rick Roush, dean of the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, was one of several deans last fall to endow an Open Doors Scholarship as part of Penn State's current fundraising campaign, "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence."
Plant pathology graduate student, professor recognized for teaching excellence
April 12, 2018
Two educators in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences received recognition for their teaching.
Students explore entrepreneurial spirit of Israel over spring break
March 23, 2018
For the past few decades, Israel has been a hotbed of innovation and technological exploration. The country boasts more than 4,200 startups, the highest per capita in the world, and according to Forbes, more than 250 global companies have research and development (R&D) labs in Israel today, 80 of which are Fortune 500 companies.
Animal Science student sets her sights on veterinary school
March 23, 2018
Four years of hard work finally is paying off for Penn State senior Molly Rogus, of Doylestown, who will be starting veterinary school at Cornell University in the fall.
Penn State, CBF partner to provide workshops for agriculture teachers
March 2, 2018
Furthering agriculture teachers' knowledge about the value of hands-on watershed education was the focus of recent workshops hosted by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation in partnership with Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences' Center for Professional Development, a program housed within the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education.
Penn State's Poultry Science Club earns top honor at exposition
March 2, 2018
The Poultry Science Club in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences won Scrapbook of the Year at the recent International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia.
Nontraditional student learns valuable lessons on road to reaching dreams
March 2, 2018
On the road to reaching his dreams, Josh Hersl has encountered a few roadblocks and detours.
Pre-Vet Club helps students explore veterinary medicine
March 2, 2018
The Penn State Pre-Vet Club — a club that traces its roots back to 1928 — is a preprofessional club that helps students interested in veterinary medicine get involved in various aspects of the field.