50th Anniversary Exhibit and Celebration
May 15, 2013
You are invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of our 50th Anniversary Exhibit of the Department of Plant Pathology to be held on Friday, June 7 from 3:30-6:00pm in the Special Collections Gallery of Pattee Library.
First degrees conferred from new International Ag graduate program
March 21, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- A new dual-title graduate degree program in International Agriculture and Development offered by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has graduated its first two students.
PA apple growers to benefit from addition of tree-fruit pathologist
March 20, 2013
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Pennsylvania has a strong tree-fruit industry, led by the nation's fourth largest apple crop, which was valued at more than $133 million in 2012. But diseases that damage fruit can severely limit production, causing potentially millions of dollars in losses annually.
Travel Award Provides Opportunity to Learn More About Phytophthora infestans
March 4, 2013
Thanks to donations from current and past Department alumni, an endowment was established for the enhancement of graduate student education. The latest recipient received a travel award to visit the lab of Dr. Bill Fry at Cornell University.