Dunn awarded Barash Award for Human Service
April 16, 2015
Dr. James Dunn, Professor of Agricultural Economics, was awarded the 2015 Barash Award for Human Service on April 15, 2015. This award is presented annually to a full time member of the University Park faculty, staff, or student body who has contributed most helpfully and significantly, apart from regular duites, to human causes, public service activities, organizations, and the welfare of fellow human.
AEE professor emeritus passes
April 6, 2015
It is with great sadness, we share that Dr. Dennis Scanlon, professor emeritus, passed away on April 2nd. Dr. Scanlon positively impacted many lives as a teacher educator, mentor, and friend. He will be greatly missed.
AESE Ph.D. student recognized
March 30, 2015
Esha Zaveri, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Economics Ph.D. candidate, has been awarded first prize in the graduate category of Social Sciences for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society's 20th Annual Graduate Research Exhibition. The title of her research is "The Future of Irrigation in India: Crop Demand, Water Supply, and (Un)Sustainability."
Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics Passes
March 26, 2015
It is with much sadness that the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education reports the passing of J. Dean Jansma on Tuesday, March 26, 2015.
Picture this: Ag Sciences Student Goes Inside the White House Photography Office
March 23, 2015
Rachel Robbins, a junior in the College of Agricultural Sciences, parlayed her interests in government, history and photography into a rare experience at the White House last semester. The community, environment and development major spent the fall of 2014 hanging out with the president's pooches, documenting unpublished photographs of the Obama administration and rubbing shoulders with White House staff and politicians alike.