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GIS Day 2018: 'Visualize the World' to be held Nov. 13 at University Libraries

Penn State University Libraries will celebrate GIS Day on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at an event aimed at the broader Penn State community -- students, staff, faculty and community members -- who are interested in learning about how geospatial information is being used on campus and beyond.

PennTAP energy assessments provide grand slam for students and Pa. manufacturers

The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program(PennTAP) and a team of undergraduates in energy engineering from the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at Penn State visited BWP Bats LLC, a baseball bat manufacturer located in Brookville, Jefferson County.

Millennium Scholars ready to change the future of STEM fields

Penn State Millennium Scholars, including those from the College of Earth and Minerals Sciences, say they're ready to be a part of and facilitate changes in the diversity of STEM fields.

Alumni Fellow Award winner Forbes reflects on his time at Penn State

Greg Forbes, a severe weather expert for The Weather Channel, found a familiar place when he returned to Penn State's University Park campus to accept one of 14 Alumni Fellow Awards, the highest honor given by the Penn State Alumni Association.

Penn State to host conference focused on geomodeling food, energy, water nexus

The Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG) will be hosted Aug. 10-16, 2019 on the University Park campus.

Military Appreciation Tailgate: Serving those who have served

This year's Military Appreciation Week at the University begins with a Penn State football game at the University Park campus on Oct. 27, with other planned events leading up to a Veterans Day ceremony on Old Main's steps on Nov. 12. 

Senate confirms two trustee appointments

The Pennsylvania State Senate confirmed two appointments by Gov. Tom Wolf to Penn State's Board of Trustees, including Terry Pegula. 

Penn State hosting webinars for National Distance Learning Week

Online learning experts from Penn State will share their best practices during a series of free webinars the University is hosting to mark National Distance Learning Week, Nov. 5-9.

New course puts Penn State students in control of transformational technology

Alex Klippel, professor of geography, has developed a new course, GEOG 197: Immersive Technologies - Transforming Society through Digital Innovation, that immerses students in the world of virtual reality, 360-degree video and more. 

NSF-funded ultrafast microscopy laboratory to support research of 2D materials

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.4 million to a team of Penn State scientists led by Joshua Robinson, professor of materials science and engineering, and John Asbury, associate professor of chemistry, to develop a new laboratory at the University with ultra-fast microscopes that will provide a high-resolution look at incredibly thin materials.