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Robert Crane
Robert Crane named associate vice provost for Global Programs
04/14/2017

After a national search for an associate vice provost for Global Programs, Robert G. Crane, director of Strategic Initiatives within Global Programs at Penn State, has been named to the post.


Institute for CyberScience Director Jenni Evans
Institute for CyberScience announces 2017 ICS Seed Grant recipients
04/12/2017

The Institute for CyberScience (ICS) has announced that 20 Penn State faculty are recipients of 2017 ICS Seed Grant Program awards. The awards, ranging from $4,000 to $25,000, support researchers doing innovative interdisciplinary research, laying the groundwork needed to apply for large external funding awards.


Poster of the WPSU documentary "Managing Risk in a Changing Climate"
Premiere of 'Managing Risk in a Changing Climate,' panel talk set for April 18
04/07/2017

The new WPSU documentary "Managing Risk in a Changing Climate" will premiere during Earth Week at 7 p.m. April 18 followed by a panel discussion at the State Theatre in downtown State College.


Lorraine Dowler
Newly elected AAG national councilor Dowler sights social justice
03/23/2017

Penn State associate professor of geography and women's, gender and sexuality studies, Lorraine Dowler, has been elected as a national councilor for the American Association of Geographers' governing body. She is one of six national councilors and will begin her three-year term on July 1.


Erica Smithwick
Women in Science
03/21/2017

Erica Smithwick, ecologist and associate professor of geography, is among four women profiled who inspire students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.