A new search option added to LionPATH, Penn State’s student information system, for Spring 2024 indicates that a course section’s required texts costs are free or low-cost, or under $50.
The Earth’s crust continued a slow process of reworking for billions of years, rather than rapidly slowing its growth some 3 billion years ago, according to a Penn State-led research team.
The Penn State Museum Consortium will hold the fall 2023 "Night at the Museums" event on Thursday, Sept. 28.
In response to increased industry demand for experts in the growing field of additive manufacturing, Penn State began offering residential and online master’s degrees in additive manufacturing and design in 2017.
A new technique proposed by Penn State scientists may help prevent “short-circuits” that can cause geothermal power plants to halt production, potentially improving the efficiency of geothermal power, the researchers said.
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.