Upward Bound Math and Science students complete summer chocolate project
July 22, 2016
For the fourth year in a row, the Office of Multicultural Affairs in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has partnered with Upward Bound Math and Science to create the College of Ag Sciences Summer Experience, or CASSE. Over six weeks in June and July, groups of Pennsylvania high schoolers worked on a research project developed by faculty and graduate students, studying how to make a healthier chocolate bar that is still palatable to potential customers.
Creamery celebrates National Ice Cream Day during arts festival
July 8, 2016
Penn State's Berkey Creamery will celebrate National Ice Cream Day, which falls on Sunday, July 17 -- the last day of this year's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts -- held annually in downtown State College and on the University Park campus.
College of Agricultural Sciences recognizes Outstanding Senior, student marshal
May 2, 2016
Cara Boothroyd, a native of Endwell, New York, has been named 2016 Outstanding Senior by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. She was also chosen as the student marshal for the college's spring commencement ceremony, which takes place at 3:30 p.m., May 8, at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus
Food Science graduate student honored for teaching and research
April 29, 2016
A food science doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently earned two honors, receiving a fellowship from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to fund her research and winning an award for teaching excellence from the University.