2020 Undergraduate Research Assistants

March 25, 2020

Meet the lab's most recent crop of undergraduate research assistants.

The Lab's Newest Member: Maureen Kahiu

February 1, 2020

Maureen Kahiu recently joined the Turfgrass Management lab where she will complete her M.S. degree on dollar spot resistance to DMI fungicides.

Lulis Receives Watson Award

January 21, 2020

GCSAA ANNOUNCES WATSON FELLOWSHIP GRANT WINNERS

Russell Wins Stiegler Travel Award

November 13, 2019

Travis Russell Wins Stiegler Travel Award for CSSA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX

Russell Places 3rd at Crops Meetings

November 13, 2019

Travis Russell Places 3rd in Student Research Competition at CSSA Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX

Turfgrass Management Edition 1.0

September 15, 2019

Kaminski joins as co-author in the latest edition of the Turfgrass Management textbook.

The Lab's Newest Member: Kaiyuan Tang

August 1, 2019

Kaiyuan Tang recently joined the Turfgrass Management lab where he will complete his Ph.D. on annual bluegrass resistance and management.

First report of Magnaporthe oryzae causing gray leaf spot on tall fescue in Delaware and Maryland.

June 9, 2019

Russell, T.R., J.E. Kaminski, and P.H. Dernoeden. 2019. First report of Magnaporthe oryzae causing gray leaf spot on tall fescue in Delaware and Maryland. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-0905-PDN.

Carroll Takes 2nd Place in Poster Contest

November 8, 2018

Second year Master of Science student Devon Carroll placed second in her division of the graduate student poser competition at the Crop Science Society of American meetings in Baltimore.

Devon Carroll One of Eight Stiegler Recipients

November 3, 2018

Devon Carroll, Master of Science student in Agronomy, was recently selected as a Stiegler Travel Award Recipient.

Student Invited to Speak in Finland

October 26, 2018

Master of Science student Devon Carroll is a recipient of the 2018 Penn State Agricultural Sciences International Travel Tag Along Fund award.

The Lab's Newest Member: Travis Russell

August 1, 2018

Travis Russell recently joined the Turfgrass Management Lab where he will complete his Ph.D. on disease management.

Development and validation of a weather-based warning system to advise fungicide applications to control dollar spot on turfgrass

June 1, 2018

Smith, D.L., J.P. Kerns, N.R. Walker, A.F. Payne, B. Horvath, J.C. Inguagiato, J.E. Kaminski, M. Tomaso-Peterson, P.L. Koch. 2018. Development and validation of a weather-based warning system to advise fungicide applications to control dollar spot on turfgrass. PLoS ONE 13(3):e0194216.

Carroll Receives 2018 Walter J. Travis-Rudy Zocchi Scholarship

February 1, 2018

Devon Carroll becomes the first ever recipient of the scholarship.

Carroll Receives the Watson

December 15, 2017

Devon Carroll, MS in Agronomy, was one of three recipients from across the country to be named as a 2017 Watson Fellow.

Master of Science Milestones: Trusting the Process

December 9, 2017

Cameron Stephens reflects on successfully passing his MS defense and graduating from Penn State.

Carroll Receives WSA's President's Award

December 8, 2017

Devon Carroll, MS student in Agronomy, receives the Western Seed Association's President's Award.

Stephens Receives Stiegler Travel Fellowship

November 3, 2017

Cameron Stephens, MS in Agronomy, was one of eight graduate students to receive the Steigler Travel Fellowship

Influence of nitrogen, plant growth regulators, and iron sulfate on annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) populations on a golf green

July 10, 2017

Han, K.M. J.E. Kaminski, and T.T. Lulis. 2017. Influence of nitrogen, plant growth regulators, and iron sulfate on annual bluegrass (Poa annua L.) populations on a golf green. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 13:661-669.

Lignocellulos degrading capabilities of Sphaerobolus stellatus in creeping bentgrass

July 10, 2017

Baetsen-Young, A.M., J.E. Kaminski, and M. Tien. 2017. Lignocellulos degrading capabilities of Sphaerobolus stellatus in creeping bentgrass. Int. Turfgrass Res. Soc. J. 13:145-152.

2017 Undergraduate Research Assistants

June 5, 2017

This year the Kaminski Lab has four outstanding undergraduate research assistants. Learn more about them here.

From Undergraduate to Master of Science Candidate

January 2, 2017

Devon Carroll spent a year as an undergraduate research assistant, but is making the leap to graduate school in the Turfgrass Management Lab.