The Penn State Society of Petroleum Engineers student chapter won the 2023 Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter, as recognition for going above and beyond the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) mission to engage the industry, serve local members and the community, and participate in social outreach.
Shamayeta Bhattacharya, assistant professor of community engagement and leadership at Point Park University, will give the talk, “SHAKTHI: Studying Healthcare Accessibility among Kothi, Transgender and Hijra Individuals,” at the Department of Geography's fall 2023 Coffee Hour lecture series. Her talk will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 15, in 112 Walker Building on the University Park campus and via Zoom.
The Institute of Energy and the Environment is hosting a facilitated science communication panel discussion aimed at helping researchers improve how they communicate about their work. The event, titled “Science Communication: How to Connect, Get Noticed, and Get Funded,” will occur at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, in 134 HUB-Robeson Center.
This summer, the Penn State Department of Geography put the finishing touches on the new GeoGraphics Lab, a multimedia cartography laboratory housed on the first floor of the Walker Building at University Park.
One of the few things scientists know for certain about glass is that its atomic structure is chaos. Neither liquid nor solid, glass is its own phase — a material somewhere between these two states of matter — that owes its existence to the way it is formed.
New updates have come to Beescape, an online tool created by a Penn State-led team for assessing the quality of landscapes for supporting bees and other pollinators.
Kenneth Davis, professor of atmospheric and climate science at Penn State, will lead a team of 23 investigators from 13 research institutions in a new field campaign supported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to study surface-atmosphere interactions around Baltimore, Maryland, to see how they influence the city’s climate.
Back when she was in high school, Katelyn Bahr attended Advanced Weather Camp at Penn State, and said it had a big impact on her life.
The Graduate School at Penn State welcomes 20 new National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recipients for the 2023-24 academic year.
Long-Qing Chen, Hamer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Academia Europaea for his “pioneering contributions to the development and applications of phase-field method to understanding and predicting materials microstructure and property evolution.”