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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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.