Congratulations, Marilyn! Returning adult student turns hobby into college degree
December 14, 2010
University Park, Pa. — Five years ago, a visiting professor from France who was staying at Marilyn McPheron’s home encouraged her to go back to school “because you’d like it.” And so she did. McPheron will graduate in December with a bachelor of fine arts degree in printmaking, finally fulfilling a childhood dream she had long ago pushed aside in favor of working and raising a family.
Student Stories: Internship immerses Ag Ed student in India
November 8, 2010
Jenna Moser had a pretty good idea of what to expect when she arrived in India for her two-month-long internship last summer -- she had done some research on the standard of living in parts of the country -- but still she found herself unprepared for the squalid conditions she would witness.
Student Stories: Student teaches special-needs girls in Costa Rica
September 16, 2010
Last summer, the Immunology and Infectious Disease major in the College of Agricultural Sciences traveled to Heredia, Costa Rica, and volunteered to teach special-needs children.
Penn State to lead new international center for malaria research
July 13, 2010
A researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will lead a seven-year, $14.5 million project to fight malaria in Southeast Asia.
Latest research on honeybees to be featured at pollinator conference
June 29, 2010
Top researchers, government officials and representatives of organizations from around the world will be presenting their latest findings on honey bees and other pollinators at the inaugural International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy being held by the Penn State Center for Pollinator Research, July 24-28 at the University Park campus.
Students in every major can benefit from studying abroad
June 23, 2010
Penn State professor to host five African Cochran fellows in Fall 2010
June 14, 2010
Ag students, clubs fund Heifer Project International Gift Ark
June 3, 2010
University honors Ag Sciences graduate students for international work
June 3, 2010
Penn State receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant
May 28, 2010
Penn State ag students working on Kenyan eco-village, May/June 2010
May 27, 2010
US government officially launches Feed the Future initiative
May 21, 2010
May 20, 2010 - At the Chicago Council of Global Affairs Symposium in Washington, D.C., USAID administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah officially announced the launch of the US government's new global hunger and food security initiative, "Feed the Future". For more info, go to
Penn State initiative, BREAD grants focus on African agriculture
May 19, 2010
Visiting international delegation learns about food safety
April 20, 2010
Brown bAG: "Ag2Africa: identifying ways forward together"
April 12, 2010
Bagdonis, Miyokawa, Connor given Kopp International Achievement Award
April 8, 2010
Student Stories: Hort grad cycles through Europe after internship
April 8, 2010
Penn State, Australian university announce collaborative projects
March 3, 2010
In a joint announcement, Penn State and Australia's University of New England unveiled an agreement to pursue collaborative research projects and research funding in the areas of water and environmental law, biofuels law and policy, and natural resource governance and to explore the potential for shared courses and exchanges of staff and students.
Greetings from Lilongwe - Half Way Around a Flat World
January 28, 2010
Brown Bag seminar given by Dean Bruce A. McPheron
Researcher teams with Howard Buffett Foundation in African crop study
January 11, 2010