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Students can learn about education-abroad opportunities during Study Abroad Week, slated for Jan. 14-18. Shown are students who traveled to India to study global perspectives on agriculture and food science.
College of Agricultural Sciences to participate in Study Abroad Week events
January 9, 2019
Every year, thousands of Penn State students enrich their academic experience and expand their view of the world by studying abroad. For students who haven't yet reaped the benefits of international learning — and even for those who have — Penn State's Office of Global Programs will showcase education-abroad opportunities during Study Abroad Week, slated for Jan. 14-18 at various times and locations on the University Park campus
"If you put the antimicrobial into an edible film, and then dip the shrimp into the film and pull it out, that film is going to form around the shrimp. The film then releases the antimicrobials over time," said Catherine Cutter, professor of food science.
Biodegradable, edible film kills pathogens on seafood
January 9, 2019
A biodegradable, edible film made with plant starch and antimicrobial compounds may control the growth of foodborne pathogens on seafood, according to a group of international researchers.
Unique Graduate Student Cohort Will Explore Gender and Agriculture
December 20, 2018
Faculty in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are spearheading an initiative that will provide selected doctoral students with the opportunity for extensive study on gender and its relationship to agricultural production.