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Eric and Molly Barron announce gifts to 'A Greater Penn State' campaign
05/22/2018

Penn State President Eric Barron and his wife, Molly Barron, are advancing the University's current fundraising campaign, "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," not only through their vision for Penn State's future, but also as donors themselves.


Flexible, highly efficient multimodal energy harvesting achieved with piezoelectric foam
05/21/2018

A 10-fold increase in the ability to harvest mechanical and thermal energy over standard piezoelectric composites may be possible using a piezoelectric ceramic foam supported by a flexible polymer support, according to Penn State researchers.


Love of the game drives players, coaches to grow handball at Penn State
05/21/2018

 

The Penn State handball team is expanding -- with the help of a key player and two coaches from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences -- from just a handful of members to two championship-caliber squads in just a few years.


Human Health and the Environment seed grant recipients announced
05/21/2018

Human Health and the Environment seed grants for 2018 have been awarded to eight interdisciplinary teams of Penn State researchers. The seed grants were funded through a collaboration of Penn State Institutes and the College of Medicine, which collectively contributed more than $400,000.


Karpyn selected Administrative Fellow for 2018-19
05/18/2018

Zuleima Karpyn, professor and chair, Department of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering was elected an administrative fellow for 2018-19. Her mentor will be Nick Jones, executive vice president and provost.


New geosciences head hopes to foster new ideas, continue department's success
05/17/2018

If Demian Saffer can make one thing happen in his new role as head of Penn State's Department of Geosciences, it's to provide more ways for the department's faculty, students and staff to pursue innovative endeavors.


You're invited: 5 reasons to attend We Are Weekend
05/15/2018

Penn Staters are encouraged to return to University Park for a summer celebration. We Are Weekend is your opportunity to create lasting memories with family, friends and classmates during a Penn State comeback weekend June 1-3.


New Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program fellows announced
05/14/2018

he Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership (ALP) Program has gained five additional Fellows from the Penn State ranks including Zuleima Karpyn and Yvette Richardson from Penn State.


Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018
05/10/2018

Congratulations to our tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State who recieved promotions in academic rank, effective July 1.


Kasting elected to National Academy of Sciences
05/07/2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James F. Kasting, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences, Penn State, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.