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April 15, 2019

Penn State graduate student Ilse Huerta Arredondo has been awarded the Ardeth and Norman Frisbey International Student Award. This award, in honor of the Frisbeys, recognizes the personal support the late Norman Frisbey offered during the 27 years Ardeth Frisbey served in the Office of International Students.

April 15, 2019

Thirteen graduate students received the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Award, Distinguished Doctoral Scholar Medal in recognition of their outstanding professional accomplishment and achievement in scholarly research in any of the disciplinary areas of arts and humanities; social sciences—applied and basic; physical and computational sciences—applied and basic; life and health sciences; and engineering.

April 15, 2019

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, a doctoral student in entomology with a dual title in international agriculture and development, received the Graduate Student International Research Award. The purpose of the award is to promote and support international research and scholarship by graduate students that has the potential for global impact.

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, left, and Julie Baniszewski, entomology doctoral candidates in the International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) dual-title degree program, have received the Guyton Award, a global learning scholarship.
April 3, 2019

Two students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences are the recipients of the Guyton Award, a global learning scholarship established recently by Bill Guyton, an agricultural economist and internationally recognized expert in sustainable development. Julie Baniszewski and Bipana Paudel Timilsena, entomology doctoral candidates in the college's International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) dual-title degree program, plan to use the awards to advance their international research in pest management.

INTAD students visit the Costa Rica Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock
March 31, 2019

INTAD 820 traveled to Costa Rica over spring break in order to learn about the Costa Rican agriculture system and meet with researchers, farmers and government officials.

November 1, 2018

Jacob Johnson, a doctoral candidate in forest resources and in international agriculture and development (INTAD) in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has received a Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Award in recognition of his service to others.

September 16, 2018

Lina Tami is a second-year dual-title MSc student of Rural Sociology and International Agriculture & Development at Pennsylvania State University. Lina is a Fulbright-USDA Scholar and her research is in the framework of the Cocoa for Peace Project headed by Penn State.

August 31, 2018

For the past 6 months, since March of 2018, Po-An Lin, Ph.D. candidate in INTAD and Entomology has been collaborating with National Taiwan University (Taiwan) and University of Tsukuba (Japan) to conduct field research focusing on how environmental stress affect the communication between plant and enemies of plant-feeding insects.

August 17, 2018

Contributed by Christian Scott, Ph.D. candidate in INTAD and Rural Sociology

June 27, 2018

Matthew Hancock, M.S. student in International Agriculture and Development (INTAD) and Rural Sociology, shares his perspective on the annual meeting of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

June 19, 2018

Christian Man, Ph.D. candidate in Rural Sociology and INTAD, provides perspective on attending professional development events such as the annual meeting of the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD).

March 23, 2018

Submitted by Christian Kelly Scott, a second-year dual doctorate PhD student studying Rural Sociology and International Agriculture & Development at Pennsylvania State University in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education.

March 21, 2018

Faculty and graduate students in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences illustrated how their research touches every corner of the world during the inaugural Global Gallery, a symposium hosted by the International Agriculture and Development dual-title graduate program (INTAD) and its student association.