Recent News

Bell teaches microbiome data analysis through student involvement in actual faculty research projects (PPEM 497)
January 19, 2018
Report from 2017-18 Teaching Transformation and Innovation Grant
Graduate Assistantships Now Available for Fall 2018
December 21, 2017
Plant Pathology Graduate Research Assistantships are available for highly-qualified applicants. Apply by December 15 for full funding consideration.
PPEM Offers Array of Job Opportunities
December 21, 2017
PPEM seeks enthusiastic researchers and technologists to join our team and help advance the mission of the department, college, and university.
Zhao Passes Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam
December 20, 2017
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Kaixi Zhao for passing her comprehensive examination on December 20.
Martin Passes Oral Candidacy Exam
December 8, 2017
Congratulations to Phillip Martin who passed his doctoral oral candidacy exam on December 8.
Rosenthal Passes Oral Candidacy Exam
December 5, 2017
Congratulations to Emma Rosenthal who passed her oral candidacy exam on December 5.
Ozber Awarded CAS Graduate Student Competitive Grant
December 1, 2017
Natali Ă–zber's proposal was selected for funding by College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Competitive Grants Program.
Stephens Recognized for Outstanding Leadership by Penn State Ag Council
November 30, 2017
Jon Stephens, Plant Pathology minor, receives Penn State Agricultural Council's Youth Leadership Award.
Phospholutions Selected for Innovation Showcase on Capitol Hill
November 20, 2017
PPEM alumni Hunter Swisher and Ben Nason recognized at first Penn State Innovation Showcase on Capitol Hill.
Interdisciplinary Graduate Assistantships Funding Awarded
November 17, 2017
Drs. Terrence Bell and Kevin Hockett were awarded funding from the Strategic Networks and Initiatives Program on November 17.
Jim Travis: Fruit Specialist by Trade, Grower by Passion
November 14, 2017
Professor Emeritus Dr. James Travis grows organic apples, peaches, and pears in Adams County, PA.
We Are...Entering the Golf Business
November 10, 2017
Penn State turf network helps PPEM 2016 alumnus and entrepreneur Hunter Swisher launch Phospholutions.
Mercado Leads Adult Learners of Penn State Club
November 6, 2017
B.S. student Melissa Mercado is President of Adult Learners of Penn State and models for family and fellow students persevering hard work.
College of Agricultural Sciences Department Head Honored by Alma Mater
November 1, 2017
Dr. Carolee Bull was recognized for her professional achievements by her alma mater, Ohio University, during a ceremony in Athens, Ohio, on October 27.
John McDowell Visits PPEM
October 31, 2017
Dr. John M. McDowell, Professor at Virginia Tech, visited PPEM October 29-31 as a student-invited colloquium speaker.
Kira Bowen Given College of Ag Outstanding Alumni Award
October 25, 2017
Merrill Lab alumna Dr. Kira Bowen was presented the Outstanding Alumni Award by the College of Agricultural Sciences on October 25.
Lindsay Triplett Visits PPEM
October 24, 2017
Dr. Lindsay Triplett from The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station visited PPEM October 22-24.