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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.


James Clapper at CSRE event
Security Center announces seed grant opportunities for Penn State researchers
08/29/2018

The Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) at Penn State is announcing its 2018-2019 Seed Grant Program to support security-related scholarship and educational programs at Penn State. University faculty and researchers are eligible to apply in the fall 2018 semester by Nov. 1, or in the spring 2019 semester by Feb. 15.


ICS seminar series
Institute for CyberScience announces 2018-19 Seminar Series speakers
08/27/2018

Business, language, deep learning, networks, health and cybersecurity -- these are a few of the many research areas that have benefited from advances in big data analytics, big simulations and other cyber-enabled methods. They are also the topics slated to be featured in the 2018-19 CyberScience Seminars series, hosted by the Institute for CyberScience (ICS).


Students is Challenges in Global Geospatial Analytics course
GIS graduate students study abroad to advance careers at home
08/07/2018

Students enrolled in Penn State World Campus' master of geographic information systems program recently took part in a Challenges in Global Geospatial Analytics course.


Krygyz Republic
Well-being of 'left behind' children in Kyrgyzstan focus of study
08/06/2018

Growing up can be hard no matter what a family's circumstances, but it is often more so for children living in the Kyrgyz Republic in Central Asia, one of the poorest countries in the world, known for its dry environment, high mountains, nomadic culture and animal-husbandry heritage.