News & Announcements

Subscribe to RSS news feed

Ag Sciences alumna now teaching fellow

Oct 14, 2014
This fall Rosy Cohane-Mann '12 joined the Taft School's Penn Residency Master’s in Teaching program. This two-year intensive teacher training and degree program is the next step for Rosy where she is using her Ag Sciences degree to teach chemistry. “It is a fundamental science related to everything,” Cohane-Mann notes, “So deeply connected to the agri- and environmental science I taught in the past.” Congrats, Rosy! Read more

In Memory of Ag Sciences Benefactor Dick Call

Aug 7, 2014
Richard "Dick" C. Call '52 died August 2. He will be remembered for his many contributions, including in 2010, when he and wife Marie "Bee" Call endowed the Richard C. Call Directorship for the major with a $1 million gift to CALS.  Our condolences go out to family and friends. Read more

Anna Rassman earns CALS Academic Excellence Award

May 18, 2014
Last month senior and crop production and management student Anna Rassman received the College of Agriculture and Life Science's annual academic excellence award for the top grade point average. Congratulations!

UV-B light zaps cucumber disease

May 6, 2014
A new study by scientists at Cornell and in Norway finds that UV-B light suppresses cucumber powdery mildew; less use of fungicides may result from the finding. Read more

Alumna Ava Ryan in CALS Notes

May 25, 2013
New Ag Sciences alumna Ava Ryan made news recently in CALS Notes for her dedicated efforts to improve campus sustainability. Read more