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Perspective: Leaders at Penn State

In a video series, “Perspective: Leaders at Penn State”, Richard Roush, Dean of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, reflects on his passion for fishing as an opportunity to continue to explore and ask questions about the natural world.

The following video shows footage of a creek and surrounding forest in pre-dawn hours and photographs on a desk, scenes of Richard Roush talking to camera in a studio, and footage of Richard in fishing gear with the words “Perspective: Leaders at Penn State” appearing on screen. Interspersed is footage of Richard fly fishing along a running creek, standing in a field and working with rows of new plantings. The video closes with Richard alongside the creek with a fly fishing rod in his hand.