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International Programs News

Thirty-four students from across the state participated in the 2018 Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences at Penn State this summer, where they had the opportunity to explore the agricultural and natural-resource sciences.
School for Excellence in the Ag Sciences inspires, motivates teens
September 10, 2018
Growing up in an urban area near Pittsburgh, Martha Pangburn had few interactions with those working in agriculture. "There aren't many farms where I live, so I never thought much about agriculture or farming," said the Quaker Valley High School senior. "Actually, I believed stereotypes like it's a simple, not-very-exciting way of life."
Students Matthew Poorman and Kate Campion use 360-degree video technology during a lesson in their Introduction to International Agriculture class.
Faculty learning community to bring international ag to classroom via technology
September 8, 2018
Imagine being on a rubber plantation in Malaysia, just a few feet away from a farmer as he prunes low-hanging branches on a rubber tree, or watching a food scientist at a cacao bean cooperative in Honduras as she demonstrates how cacao beans become chocolate.
Kerry Kaylegian, assistant research professor of dairy foods and extension specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, was inducted into the Guilde Internationale des Fromagers New World Chapter on July 28
Extension dairy specialist honored by international guild for cheese activism
August 31, 2018
Kerry Kaylegian, assistant research professor of dairy foods and extension specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, was inducted into the Guilde Internationale des Fromagers New World Chapter on July 28 in a ceremony held in association with the American Cheese Society's annual meeting in Pittsburgh.