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Sutherland takes first place in FFAR Fellows Lightning Talk Competition

Jeremy Sutherland, a graduate student in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, won first place in the 2021 Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Fellow Lightning Talk Competition.

Plant pathology student receives American Society for Enology and Viticulture scholarship

Jamie Spychalla, a plant pathology graduate student in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, recently received a scholarship from the American Society for Enology and Viticulture.

Team pitching hemp crop row covers to replace plastic wins Ag Springboard

A pair of recent Penn State graduates planning to manufacture and sell crop row covers made of hemp fiber — instead of the typical plastic — won $7,500 toward their venture in the College of Agricultural Sciences’ 2021 Ag Springboard student business pitch contest.

Graduate student receives British Ecological Society award

Caylon Yates, a graduate student in the Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, has been selected as a recipient for the 2020-21 British Ecological Society award.

Plant pathology, biogeochemistry graduate student receives Lewis and Clark award

Terry Torres-Cruz, a plant pathology and biogeochemistry graduate student in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the 2021 Lewis and Clark Fund for Exploration and Field Research grant.

2021 Graduate Exhibition Award Winners Announced

Justin Shih, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been selected as one of the award winners of the 2021 Graduate Exhibition.

Graduate student awarded College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Competitive Grant

Caylon Yates, a graduate student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences and in the Ecology Intercollege Graduate Degree Program within the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, has been selected as one of the recipients for the 2020-21 College of Agricultural Sciences Graduate Student Competitive Grant Program.

Doctoral student awarded University Graduate Fellowship

Ram Neupane, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been selected as one of the recipients for the 2020-21 University Graduate Fellowships.

Doctoral student awarded Distinguished Graduate Fellowship

Rachel Herschlag, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2020-21 Distinguished Graduate Fellowships.

Two plant pathology graduate students awarded NIFA pre-doctoral fellowships

Two graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology received pre-doctoral fellowships from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

18 new NSF graduate researchers join the ranks at Penn State

Eighteen students were named National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recipients for the 2020-21 academic year. These 18 students join 65 prior recipients continuing in the University’s graduate degree programs through the Graduate School in the Eberly College of Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Health and Human Development, and the College of the Liberal Arts, as well as, the Intercollege Graduate Degree Programs.

Graduate students advised by College of Ag Sciences faculty receive NSF awards

Two graduate students advised by faculty in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have received prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, and three other students received honorable mentions.

Graduate students in plant pathology awarded research grants, honorable mentions

Three graduate students in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences were among those who received grants and honorable mentions this year from the National Science Foundation.

2020 Department awards and scholarships recipients announced

The Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology announced its 2020 awards and scholarships recipients during their annual winter celebration on February 17 at the Ramada Hotel & Conference Center in State College.

Graduate student awarded Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education grant

The Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Program selected Hanareia Ehau-Taumaunu as a recipient for the 2019 Graduate Student Research Grant Award.

Klee receives Alumni Association Dissertation Award

Sara Klee, a doctoral student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology and USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellow, has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 Alumni Association Dissertation Award.

Klee receives College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award

Sara Klee, doctoral student in the Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology and USDA NIFA Predoctoral Fellow, has been selected as a recipient of the 2019 College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Penn State Postdoc Society award Molla for contribution to research and discovery

The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Penn State Postdoc Society presented the 11th annual Postdoc Research Exhibition on September 28 in Alumni Hall and the HUB-Robeson Center.