William Bahnfleth, professor of architectural engineering at Penn State, and alumnus Joseph Firrantello are investigating the use of ultraviolet germicidal irradiation as a long-term maintenance solution for cooling coils in heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in buildings.
Penn State alumnus Jason Walker is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the ninth Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation. The exhibition began April 22 and runs through May 28 at the Icheon World Ceramics Center in Icheon Cerapia, Gyeonggi province.
Penn State Health has joined with other health care providers across south central Pennsylvania to present a united front in the war against opioid and heroin abuse.
The Penn State College of Education's Center for Education and Civil Rights will hold a free event focused on "Furthering Diversity in K-12 Schools through Student Assignment," scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 1 at the Georgetown Law Center, located at 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, 1st Floor, in Washington, D.C.
Amber Gabel leveraged the academics, scholarship options, internship programs, and alumni network in the College of Agricultural Sciences to prepare for a career in dairy cattle genetics.
Tai-Yin Huang, founder of Lehigh Valley LaunchBox grant recipient Andromeda LED Lighting, provides an update on the company since receiving a LaunchBox micro grant in 2016.
Lizards living in fire-ant-invaded areas are stressed. However, a team of biologists found that the lizards did not exhibit this stress as expected after extended fire ant exposure in socially stressful environments, leading to questions about stress overload.
The PawPrint, a student-centered sustainability metric, helps students at Penn State’s University Park campus understand how they can behave more sustainably by making better day-to-day choices.
Penn State Altoona has been awarded the inaugural Rossman-Kazmaier Partnership Award from the Altoona Blair County Development Corporation.
Penn State administrators and the University’s Board of Trustees will gather in a special off-cycle meeting June 2 to consider a comprehensive set of recommendations to ensure significant change following the death of a student at the now permanently banned Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Penn State recently hosted the Doctoral Student Research Think Tank in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in order to support the research community that strives to improve outcomes for people with complex disabilities and their families.
Despite decades of educational reform and legal efforts, many U.S. schools are experiencing increasing segregation, with 16 percent of public schools serving both minority and high poverty students. Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education and demography and co-director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights at Penn State, is looking at how student assignment policies may be impacting the diversity of public schools.
Five members of the Penn State University Libraries — Ann Thompson, Wendy Stodart, John Shank, Jacqueline Peagler, and Karla Schmit — were honored for their outstanding contributions toward the success of Libraries’ operations, diversity and inclusion, and innovation. Libraries' staff members submitted nominations, and the awards were presented on May 11.
Penn State President Eric Barron joined providers of entrepreneurship resources in celebrating innovative Penn State startup Phospholutions on May 18 at the Penn State Golf Courses in State College.
Geoscientist Michael Arthur's four-decade career was highly collaborative and unconventional. He will retire on June 30, leaving behind a legacy as an innovative researcher and a champion for budding scientists.