“Give Me Your Portrait,” an exhibition of Stephanie Swindle’s photography, curated by Nicole Cingolani, will be on view in the Borland Project Space, from Monday, May 8, through Wednesday, May 24. In this exhibition, the process of making a portrait addresses the interactive dialogue between the photographer and the sitter.
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.
Richard A. Young, professor of biology at MIT and member of the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, will present the 2016/2017 Robert T. Simpson Memorial Lecture in Molecular Medicine at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, in 100 Life Sciences Building.
Do the microbes associated with apples help keep the doctor away? This is one of the many questions that will be investigated at a May 24 workshop titled "An Apple a Day!" The event, hosted by the Microbiome Center at Penn State, will enable participants to learn about and discuss the "apple microbiome," from seed to soil to the human gut and beyond.
Diana Fishbein, director of the Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center and professor of human development and family studies, and Mark Feinberg, research professor of health and human development, are being honored by the Society for Prevention Research at its 25th annual meeting on June 1 in Washington DC.
Penn State School of International Affairs student Prajakta Gupte recently traveled to Chicago to present her original research at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious academic conferences for the study of political science.
The Penn State Department of Statistics will host the 2017 Rao Prize Conference on Friday, May 12, in 102 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus. One of the highlights of the conference, which is free and open to the public, is the award of the 2017 Rao Prize to Donald B. Rubin, the John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University.
The documentary "Little Green Men" will be screened at Penn State Abington on May 13.
The first Sustainability Curriculum Consortium (SCC) Faculty Conference is scheduled for June 26-27 at the Penn State Center in Philadelphia. The organizers seek to elevate awareness and practices in higher education to advance pedagogy, content and leadership for sustainability.
Kenneth Weiss, Evan Pugh professor emeritus of anthropology and genetics, will present “The Evolution of our GENE-eration” at 7 p.m. on May 16 at Liberty Craft House, 346 E. College Ave., in State College.
On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.
Judges at Penn State Beaver's annual Undergraduate Exhibition -- where students showcase their research, outreach and creative work -- handed out seven awards in five categories on April 26.
The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute (LTI) will partner with the Penn State Sustainability Institute this weekend to host the 11th annual 21st Century Automotive Challenge. Open to the public from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 29, at the MorningStar Solar Home at University Park, the challenge will showcase a variety of alternative energy vehicles, set against a backdrop of Penn State’s 100-percent renewable energy-powered home.
Resident/Fellow Research Day will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 4 at the tent near the University Conference Center on the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
Undergraduate and graduate engineering students recently created posters, presented research, and competed for cash prizes at Penn State Great Valley’s inaugural Research and Scholarly Work Poster Fair.
Joseph Ecker, investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and professor and Salk International Council Chair in Genetics at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, will present the 2017 John M. Chemerda Lectures in Science on April 24 and 25 on the Penn State University Park campus. The free public lectures are sponsored by the Penn State Eberly College of Science.