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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.


Field Guide to Grasses of the Mid-Atlantic
New books from Penn State Press to be featured at Ag Progress Days
08/02/2018

For the third year in a row, Penn State University Press will attend Ag Progress Days, Aug. 14-16 in Pennsylvania Furnace, with an exciting array of books that highlight Pennsylvania's history and natural environment.


Penn State geography researcher Bronwen Powell is studying food markets in Morocco
Researcher tackling loss of healthy traditional diets in Morocco
07/12/2018

Morocco's food landscape has been undergoing a major shift: Obesity is on the rise while traditional, healthy food is becoming more scarce. Penn State geography researcher Bronwen Powell wants to know what's driving these trends.


A new general education course at University Park — GEOG 397 — will immerse students in the world of virtual reality
New course puts Penn State students in control of transformational technology
07/09/2018

A new general education course at University Park -- GEOG 397 -- will immerse students in the world of virtual reality, 360-degree video, augmented reality and more.


Clio Andris used decades worth of data to track the "pull power" of collegiate athletics.
Athletic 'pull' increases campus diversity
07/02/2018

The next time you see your favorite collegiate athlete on the field or court, think again about their road to getting there.