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Living laboratory offers opportunities for research, recreation.

In 2008, Lake Perez at the Stone Valley Recreation Area was drained to repair problems with the dam.

Small predator diversity reduces parasites in frogs.

Dragonfly gut infections suggest environmental role in obesity.

For every feature story we have a conversation with our subjects. And afterwards they have a chance to review what we’ve written and make sure the facts accurately reflect their story.

Pennsylvania agriculture covers more ground than you might think.

Recent Wildlife and Fisheries Science alumna Mollie McGinnis works to return Thailand’s tourist camp elephants back to their natural habitats.

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Tracking smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna.

Val Richard Beasley, professor emeritus of comparative biosciences in the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. He succeeds Mary Kennett, who served as interim department head since November 2011.

Yuran Zhang, plant biology graduate student, sprays a glycerol treatment on the leaves of a Theobroma cacao tree as Siela Maximova, professor of horticulture and Mark Guiltinan look on

A safe, biodegradable alternative may help combat Phytophthora pot rot.

Samar Al Maalout (left), animal sciences and Marion Le Gall (far left), entomology were among 22 post-doctoral researchers who participated.

Postdoctoral researchers are sometimes an unseen element on college campuses and they often miss out on the professional development opportunities available to students, faculty members, and staff members. Read what the college is doing to help.

John Kaminski, associate professor of turfgrass management, was selected as the first holder of the $500,000 Tombros Early Career Professorship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The professorship was established by Peter Tombros ’64 AGSCI, ’68g AG EC.

Peter Tombros ’64 AGSCI, ’68g AG EC

Peter Tombros's business experience and insight is helping the college innovate for the future and reward young professors.

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In some parts of the world, being a mosquito magnet could mean you have malaria. Researchers have discovered that malaria parasites alter the chemical odor signal of their hosts to attract mosquitos and better spread their offspring.

Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences alumnus and current Iowa State University president is honored by the Penn State Alumni Association.

900 students plus 140 potential employers equals opportunity.

Alyssa Maxwell, a junior majoring in Animal Science, shares some of the experiences that led her to Penn State’s College of Ag Sciences and the alumni society.

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Four alumni recently received Outstanding Alumni awards.

Courtney Marie Norjen ’14 VBS was presented with the Outstanding Senior Award at the college’s commencement ceremony in recognition of her outstanding academics, extracurricular activities, work experience, and communication skills.

It would be hard to find anyone with more enthusiasm for agriculture than Jean Lonie. The college's new director of student recruitment hopes that zeal rubs off when she talks about the opportunities available in agriculture and related industries.