Gettin' Dirty: Agroecology Major Excels as Member of U.S. Soil Judging Team
August 25, 2014
Penn State student Nancy Kammerer and seven other undergraduate students from throughout the United States made up the United States National Soil Judging Team that competed in Korea in June 2014 . Patrick Drohan, associate professor of pedology, coaches Penn State’s Soil Judging Team.
Student Stories: Wildlife Grad Works to Protect Elephants in Thailand
July 25, 2014
Recent Penn State alumna Mollie McGinnis dedicated six months following graduation to a project in Huay Pakoot, Thailand, working to bring elephants from tourist camps back into their natural habitats within their owners' communities.
Radio Tags, Telemetry Used in River-Bass-Movement Research
July 10, 2014
If you catch a smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna or its tributaries, with a wire trailing from its underside, it is a participant in a study of fish movement related to wider research into the causes of fish diseases in the river system.
Habitat Loss, Not Poison, Better Explains Grassland Bird Decline
June 23, 2014
Contrary to recent well-publicized research, habitat loss, not insecticide use, continues to be the best explanation for the declines in grassland bird populations in the U.S. since the 1980s, according to a new study by ecologists.
Student Stories: Forest Science Major Helps with Forest Fire, Carbon Research
June 20, 2014
Celine Colbert spent last summer in the West assisting with research that may help to prevent severe wildfires.