Blair Siegfried
Ruth Mendum
Melanie Miller Foster
Steve Loerch
Noel Habashy
Richard Roush
Megan Marshall, Ph.D.
Tracy Hoover, Ph.D.
Deanna M. Behring
Cain Hickey
CEDEV 430: Principles of Local Economic Development Syllabus

All course information is listed within this syllabus.

Fall 2024 Course - Real World Learning About Migration and Labor with PA Dairy Farm Workers

Explore topics of labor, farming, migration, language, friendship, and more in this experiential learning class working with migrant farm workers on local PA dairy farms.

AgSci Student News

Student News from the Office for Undergraduate Education.

Carrie Khouzani
Brian Walsh
Michal Lunak
Ladybug scents offer a more ecologically friendly way to protect crops

A team of researchers led by Sara Hermann, assistant professor of arthropod ecology and trophic interactions in the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences, has developed pest control tools based on chemicals present in interactions between ladybugs and aphids. These tools could offer farmers more sustainable pest-control options.

Lecture to discuss behavioral factors that drive what, why and how children eat

Kathleen Keller, professor of nutritional sciences and food science at Penn State, will deliver the 2024 Pattishall Research Lecture on March 20. Her lecture will discuss brain and behavioral factors that drive what, why and how children eat, and how these eating behaviors predict the development of childhood obesity.

Science, Environment & Conservation Career Fair Coming March 12th

The College of Agricultural Sciences is partnering with the College of Earth & Mineral Sciences to present the Science, Environment, and Conservation Career Fair on March 12th from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Eric J. Barron Innovation HUB.

Ag Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Award – Due March 31

Summer 2024 Awards up to $4,000 available!

CAS Undergraduate Research Conference Presentation Support – Funding request procedures

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Impacts of COVID-19 on Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Systems

Rapid response grants to the emerging and potential impacts of COVID-19 on agricultural, food, and environmental systems.

College of Agricultural Sciences Strategic Networks and Initiatives Program (SNIP)

SNIP provides support for faculty-driven, interdisciplinary initiatives at the vanguard of agricultural and natural resources research.

Emergency Loan Funds

The College of Agricultural Sciences has limited funds available for emergency loans to meet unexpected needs. These loans are intended for students who have exhausted other sources of loan funding and have indicated by their academic performance that they will complete their studies at the University.

Master Watershed Steward Cindy Rogers strengthens partnerships in Indiana County

After retiring from a career in special education and staff development, Penn State Extension Master Watershed Steward volunteer Cindy Rogers said she “jumped into environmentalism with both feet,” connecting local organizations and building partnerships that focus on water conservation.  

Application Open for the 2024 Penn State Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity

Deadline to apply is Monday, March 11, 2024.

Respiration Calorimeter Prior to Finish of Construction

"Calorimeter, b&w, undated," Photographic vertical files, Physical Plant (01184). Eberly Family Special Collections Library, Penn State University Libraries.

Historic images of the calorimeter building and instrument
Historic images of the people who worked here

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