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environment and development major spent the fall of 2014 hanging out with the president's pooches, documenting unpublished photographs of the Obama administration and rubbing shoulders with White House staff and politicians alike.
Funding received for The Veteran Metrics Initiative
March 16, 2015
The Veteran Metrics Initiative: Linking Program Components to Post-Military Well-Being (“TVMI Study”) is a longitudinal study that will follow military personnel as they transition out of military service to identify their use of transition and reintegration programs and assess changes in their well-being over the next three years.
Two senior CED students awarded
March 16, 2015
Congratulations to two senior CED students for becoming recipients of major university-wide awards! Cara McDonald was the recipent of the Stand Up Award given by The Rock Ethics Institute and Arianna De Reus was the recipient of the Spirit of Internationalization Award given in conjuction with the International Women's Day celebration.
Project looks to horticulture value chain to improve outlook for Honduran women
February 24, 2015
Researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences have received a nearly $1.4 million grant to perform a gender-based analysis of the Honduran horticultural value chain, with an eye toward reducing barriers to participation for women and other marginalized groups, while enhancing family income and nutrition.