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Penn State alumnus Patrick Stephens has a longtime affinity for maps
EMS alumnus maps out dream career while seeing the world
09/28/2018

Schreyer Honors College and College of Earth and Mineral Sciences graduate Patrick Stephens models three-dimensional terrain around the world while continuing to build his own cartography business.


'Women in Geospatial Sciences, Building Leaders for Tomorrow' workshop
Sign up for 'Women in Geospatial Sciences, Building Leaders for Tomorrow' workshop
09/13/2018

Penn State and Syracuse University will host two 1-and-a-half-day workshops to identify challenges women currently face in U.S. universities, and provide recommendations to retain women leaders in the geospatial sciences, through active engagement and building of peer-mentorship networks within departments, and also across the university and between universities.


Zhen Lei, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
EMS faculty member among seed grant recipients to support opioid research
09/13/2018

Penn State's Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), in collaboration with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded over $200,000 in funding to support 10 new interdisciplinary teams of Penn State researchers whose work is aimed at combating the opioid epidemic.


Penn State researchers Susan Land, left, Chris Millet and Heather Zimmerman test using tablet computers for learning science
Program combines mobile devices and the outdoors in an unlikely pairing
09/12/2018

In the age of digital technology, mobile devices are good for more than just text messaging and playing games. According to Penn State College of Education researchers, the combination of technology and the outdoors is getting children and their families outside to learn more about science and their communities.


Multi-campus collaboration tells story of cancer in central Pennsylvania
Multi-campus collaboration tells story of cancer in central Pennsylvania
09/05/2018

Penn State has launched its first cancer-related Story Map, "The Story of Cancer in Central Pennsylvania." The interactive geospatial map illustrates the extent of the cancer problem in the region. It also highlights patient navigators who help people overcome barriers to cancer care and action steps to help address cancer in the community.