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International Programs News

De la Torre Scholars Significantly Contribute to College Programs
May 10, 2019
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Jose de La Torre, the College is able to make an award available to a graduate student from Latin America. In return, the student is asked to help the Office of International Programs with a project to advance College of Agricultural Sciences linkages in the hemisphere.
Penn State Extension marks milestone in outreach to Spanish-speaking growers
May 7, 2019
According to the 2017 U.S. Census of Agriculture, the number of Hispanic principal operators in the country now stands at 90,344, up from 67,000, the figure reported in the 2012 census. That increase, paired with the lack of understanding of English among many farmworkers, points to an unmet demand for bilingual agricultural education, according to Tara Baugher, a Penn State Extension educator in Adams County.
Stopping Malaria at its Source
April 30, 2019
Penn State’s Matthew Thomas and an international team of researchers have developed an in-home solution aimed at preventing the spread of malaria.