Jan 31, 2024
Penn State entomologists appointed to national committee on pollinator research
Two entomologists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences have been appointed to serve on a new U.S. Department of Agriculture subcommittee on pollinators
Jan 04, 2024
Why are bees making less honey? Study reveals clues in five decades of data
Honey yields in the U.S. have been declining since the 1990s, a new study by Penn State researchers has uncovered clues in the mystery of the missing honey.
Nov 28, 2023
College of Ag Sciences recognizes faculty, staff for research achievements
Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences lauded outstanding accomplishments in research during the 2023 Research Awards Ceremony, held Nov. 1 at the Hintz Family Alumni Center on the University Park campus.
Oct 16, 2023
Honey bees may inherit altruistic behavior from their mothers
True altruism is rare behavior in animals, but a new study by Penn State researchers has found that honey bees display this trait. Additionally, they found that an evolutionary battle of genetics may determine the parent they inherit it from.
Sep 05, 2023
Invasive spotted lanternfly may not damage hardwood trees as previously thought
New long-term research about the spotted lanternfly led by Penn State has revealed that hardwood trees, such as maple, willow and birch, may be less vulnerable than initially thought.
Sep 05, 2023
New updates come to 'Beescape,' an online tool for supporting pollinators
New updates have come to Beescape, an online tool created by a Penn State-led team for assessing the quality of landscapes for supporting bees and other pollinators.
Aug 28, 2023
Penn State receives $3M grant to address insect biodiversity crisis
Penn State researchers have received a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to spearhead a new initiative to create novel monitoring systems for insect populations.
Apr 13, 2023
Penn State announces 2023 University-wide faculty and staff awards
Each spring, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. These awards highlight many of the University's faculty and staff who go above and beyond in their work at Penn State.
Feb 21, 2023
Grant will promote STEM graduate studies for students from diverse backgrounds
A consortium of institutions led by faculty in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences has received a $75,000 planning grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation aimed at expanding the recruitment of and opportunities for Black, Indigenous and Latino students to enroll in science, technology, engineering and mathematics graduate programs.
Jun 30, 2022
Jared Ali named director of the Penn State Center for Chemical Ecology
Jared Ali, Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair of Chemical Ecology and associate professor of entomology in the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named director of the Penn State Center for Chemical Ecology (CCE).