Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium, April 21-22

March 17, 2017

The Penn State Student Association of Environmental Science and Engineering will hold the 20th annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium 5-9 p.m. on April 21 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on April 22 in the Forest Resources Building. Abstract submission deadline is March 24.

Katzaman bequest to support ag sciences, Penn State micro-scholarship program

March 17, 2017

Michael and Diane Katzaman, of Wernersville, have pledged an estate gift of approximately $1.7 million to be evenly divided between the Agriculture Fund, which supports Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, and a micro-scholarship fund administered through the University's Office of Undergraduate Education.

Pennsylvania winemaking to be discussed during WPSU’s 'Digging Deeper'

March 17, 2017

Penn State President Eric J. Barron will welcome a pair of University experts to discuss Pennsylvania winemaking and the fundamentals of grape growing during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Digging Deeper.” The show will air at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on March 26 on WPSU-TV.

Creamery to launch Flavor Madness contest for March

March 16, 2017

This month, Berkey Creamery is launching Flavor Madness, the online tournament to crown the most popular flavor.

Guest lecturer to address 'Big Science, Politics and the Press'

March 15, 2017

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades will visit University Park to discuss “Big Science, Politics and the Press" on April 4.

Head Start gets a boost from Penn State program

March 15, 2017

The effectiveness of Head Start in preparing children for elementary school is currently being debated, but in Pennsylvania, the program has benefited from several Penn State initiatives.

Warm winter has put state’s apple crop at risk, expert warns

March 10, 2017

With less than two weeks until the official end of an unusually warm winter in Pennsylvania, the apple crop is in some jeopardy, warns a tree fruit specialist with Penn State Extension.

Energy crop production on conservation lands may not boost greenhouse gases

March 10, 2017

Growing sustainable energy crops without increasing greenhouse gas emissions, may be possible on seasonally wet, environmentally sensitive landscapes, according to researchers who conducted a study on Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) land.

International agriculture minor offers students global perspectives

March 8, 2017

With global, interdisciplinary coursework and a robust study-abroad program, the international agriculture minor is attracting students from a wide range of majors.

Land-use webinar to focus on how communities manage the impacts of pipelines

March 7, 2017

A webinar on how communities can help their residents better understand and manage natural gas pipeline activity and impacts will be the topic of a Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension.

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