Brad Jakubowski hired as new Instructor of Plant Science

Penn State announced that Brad Jakubowski has been named new Instructor of Plant Science within the College of Agricultural Sciences and the Turfgrass Science Major. Jakubowski, currently a Penn State PhD graduate assistant studying performance testing of athletic fields, will start his new appointment on August 1st.

Participate in dollar spot research at Penn State

Dollar spot is probably the most important or chronic disease of turfgrass on golf courses. As a turfgrass manager you understand how detrimental dollar spot can be both to the turf and to your budget. Dr. Kaminski’s lab at Penn State is currently conducting research experiments focusing on pertinent issues relating to the turfgrass disease dollar spot
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Congratulations to the Turfgrass Management Masters of Professional Studies Graduates!

Congratulations to the graduates of the Turfgrass Management Masters of Professional Studies class of 2015!

Congratulations to Fall 2014 Graduates

Congratulations to these 4-year program and graduate students who graduated this past Fall semester!

Penn State Student wins GCSAA Essay Contest

Derek Pruyne, John Parvin, and Dan Strey, are winners of the 2013 Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) Student Essay Contest. Open to GCSAA members who are undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in

Penn State Alum Awarded $3.8 Million Grant

Dr. Chandra earned her Ph.D. degree in Agronomy from The Pennsylvania State University in 2007 working under the direction of Dr. David Huff on a fascinating interaction between smut which causes male buffalograss to develop female sex organs. This kind of sex change is known as

Graduate Student Profile: Kyung Han

Mr. Kyung Han recently began the Master of Agronomy program at Pennsylvania State University under the direction of Dr. John Kaminski. Kyung is from

PSU Grad Student Wins GCSAA Essay Contest

Chase Rogan, a first-year graduate student working towards his MS degree in turfgrass nutrition at the PSU Center for Turfgrass Science, has won the Golf Course Superintendent's Association of America (GCSAA) 2010 Student Essay Contest.

Graduate Student Profile: Michael Shelley

Michael Shelley, a 2008 graduate of the Turfgrass Science program at Penn State, has started the pursuit of a Master's Degree in Soil Science. Under the direction of Dr. Andrew McNitt, he will be studying various aspects of safety and playability of synthetic and natural turf systems.

Graduate Student Profile: Chase Rogan

Chase Rogan began his pursuit of a Master of Science degree in Agronomy this fall under the guidance of Dr. Max Schlossberg. His undergraduate work in Turfgrass Science was completed at Penn State in 2007.

 
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