The overall mission of the Department of Geography is to conduct theoretical and applied geographic research in a dynamic and responsive manner that educates and inspires students to become critical and committed citizens who contribute to solutions for our planet.
Two assistant teaching professors in Penn State's Department of Geography have received fellowships to a highly sought-after leadership development workshop for women educators in STEM and geospatial science.
Andrew Curtis, professor in the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, will discuss his work responding to the pandemic and how his earlier work during Hurricane Katrina informed his approach to COVID-19, during a talk at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 15.
Flavored tobacco products play a large role in leading youth into addiction, and it is estimated that three out of four youth smokers will continue to smoke well into adulthood, according to the U.S. surgeon general.
More than a half-century of research on the use of treated wastewater for irrigation and groundwater recharge will be the focus of a three-day conference hosted by Penn State April 5-7 at the Wyndham Garden hotel in Boalsburg.