Friday, June 23, 2017

Passion for creation sparks student success in research

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Hannah Pohlmann, a rising senior studying mathematics and materials science and engineering, has a key piece of advice for undergraduates...

Creativity, proactive approach drive communications student

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of articles about summer internships for students in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.UNIVERSITY...

New IST research leverages big data to predict severe weather

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Every year, severe weather endangers millions of people and causes billions of dollars in damage worldwide. But new research from...

Penn State Smeal’s Lilien receives prestigious Buck Weaver Award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Gary L. Lilien, distinguished research professor of management science and the research director of the Institute for the Study of...

For decades at Penn State, Pantano scratched the surface of glass...

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — At about 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit, Carlo Pantano gets hands-on with his teaching and research.That’s when the distinguished professor of materials...

Penn State Lehigh Valley announces fall professional certificate offerings

Penn State Lehigh Valley’s Center for Business Development and Community Outreach will begin its fall professional development offerings in early September 2017. Local professionals...

The advent of intelligent robots and their role in society

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As the robotics industry continues to rapidly grow, so, too, does the controversy surrounding robots and the ethical dilemmas related...

Prepare to Launch

One wall in the bright, open work space of Happy Valley LaunchBox serves as a canvas for expressing dreams and goals written on a...

Honors student presents celiac disease research at conference in Pittsburgh

DUNMORE, Pa. — Kailey Gearhart, an honors sophomore who plans to major in nursing at Penn State Worthington Scranton (PSWS), presented her research findings...

Grant to fund research into new metamaterial that provides earthquake protection

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Earthquakes and explosions damage thousands of structures worldwide each year, destroying countless lives in their wake, but a team of...