Penn State Agricultural Sciences Newswire - 12/16/2013

College of Agricultural Sciences edition
Monday, December 16, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Three named Outstanding Alumni by College of Ag Sciences
-- College of Ag Sciences students receive internship awards
-- Water research makes waves in annual graduate student sustainability challenge
-- Dec. 19 webinar to look at the reclamation of shale gas cuttings
-- Penn State Extension enologist earns important credential

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Three named Outstanding Alumni by College of Ag Sciences
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has honored three of its graduates with 2013 Outstanding Alumni Awards. The awards recognize alumni for their achievements and provide opportunities for recipients to interact with the college's faculty, students and other alumni. Recipients were Scott A. Burk, of Boalsburg; H. Louis Moore, of Linden Hall; and A. David Carroll Jr., of Berks County.

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College of Ag Sciences students receive internship awards
Ten Penn State students have been selected as College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society 2013 Internship Award winners. The award, which includes a $760 stipend, was established to encourage students to enroll in internship courses offered within the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Water research makes waves in annual graduate student sustainability challenge
A diverse team of judges has recognized an interdisciplinary team of graduate students as the grand prize winner of $10,000 in the Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA) at Penn State.

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Dec. 19 webinar to look at the reclamation of shale gas cuttings
The reclamation of cuttings from the drilling of Marcellus Shale natural gas wells and the construction of gas pipelines is the subject of a Web-based seminar to be presented by Penn State Extension from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 19.

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Penn State Extension enologist earns important credential
Denise Gardner, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences extension enologist, recently achieved the Certified Specialist of Wine designation from the Society of Wine Educators.

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