Fall/Winter 2015

Focusing on the science behind an issue isn’t always enough. The poster on my wall reflects a core motivation for what we do.

Ph.D. candidate in entomology/international agriculture and development.

Taking on the rising problem of stormwater runoff.

How the 150-year-old Penn State institution helped build a global industry.

Researchers and extension educators in the college take aim at the latest outbreak.

As the climate changes, brook trout and anglers will be forced to move north to cooler streams.

Carolee Bull named head of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology.

RAIN Grants Help Entrepreneurship Take Flight.

Messersmith appointed by Governor Wolf to participate on the Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force.

A new app will improve food safety observations.

Penn State engineers develop a “genetic circuit” and streamline a process.

Put your notebooks away, turn off your cell phones, and test your knowledge. Let’s see how much you remember with these questions from finals throughout the college.

Research into new ways to improve nutrient and water uptake in maize has the potential to increase crop yields and reduce world hunger.

Pollinators are declining rapidly throughout the world, and researchers are scrambling to figure out why.

View from the North Halls side of the new building.

The Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering moves ahead on a new research facility.

Sachs to receive the Haynes Distinguished Lifetime Achievement in Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Award.

Acar receives the Excellence in Academic Advising Award.

Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding receives one of the University’s highest honors.

Recent graduate Darryl Blakey at home in our nation’s capital.

Eric Cowden Takes the lead as the Ag Alumni Society's new president.

Schreyer Honors Scholar Amy Kraus

Schreyer Honors Scholar Amy Kraus receives Outstanding Senior Award.

Opportunities and horizons broaden for students in the college’s International Agriculture program.

Poultry research has a long history in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State.

Dean Rick Roush provides his perspective on the college.