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Nature Isn't Always Pretty Nature Isn't Always Pretty
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
In a juxtaposition of modern technology and Mother Nature, we see how far removed some of us are from the natural environment. [Read More]
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Nature Isn't Always Pretty Nature Isn't Always Pretty
3 hours ago - StateCollege.com - Patty Kleban
In a juxtaposition of modern technology and Mother Nature, we see how far removed some of us are from the natural environment. [Read More]

Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training Rural Road Ecology Course to Offer Students Real-World Training
1 day ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Alexa Lewis
Not many people think about the roads they use on a daily basis, but Penn State’s Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies does. [Read More]

State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab State High Students Learn About Biomechanics at Penn State Lab
4 days ago - StateCollege.com - Special to StateCollege.com
State College Area High School students saw the science of human motion firsthand in Penn State's Biomechanics Lab. [Read More]

Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology Penn State Students Develop True Voice Technology
5 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Jennifer Miller
Assistive technology for people with communication disorders has come a long way in recent years, but current technology -- such as tablet apps used to communicate -- is limited in that it does not allow users to clearly convey tone of voice, mood or individual personality. [Read More]

Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean Phone-Recycling Project Helps Keep Oceans Clean
6 days ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, Special to The Gazette
For more than 10 years, Chris Marone has been offering extra credit to Penn State students in his basic oceanography course, The Sea Around Us, for donating old cell phones. The project not only gives students a way to reduce ocean waste, but also raises funds for the American Cancer Society’s Rel [Read More]

Augmented Reality Sandbox Provides a New Way to Learn About Science Augmented Reality Sandbox Provides a New Way to Learn About Science
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff
For those who played with Moon Sand as children, it’s a good day — Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences decided to take the childhood toy to a new level. The Augmented Reality Sandbox was introduced recently as an exhibit in the Earth Mineral Science Museum’s spring 2016 collec [Read More]

Penn State's IST Startup Week Returns for Fifth Year Penn State's IST Startup Week Returns for Fifth Year
3 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
IST Startup Week, hosted by Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)will kick off its weeklong celebration of ingenuity and inspiration for the fifth straight year on Monday. [Read More]

Remote-controlled robot allows virtual hacker to attend HackPSU Remote-controlled robot allows virtual hacker to attend HackPSU
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
While more than 500 students compete against each other during the 24-hour HackPSU event at the University Park campus, Chase Kelly will test his problem-solving skills more than 200 miles away at his King George, Virginia, home thanks to the Penn State Center for Online Innovation in Learning and a [Read More]

Sharkey named Penn State VP for Research Sharkey named Penn State VP for Research
4 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Geoff Rushton
Penn State President Eric Barron this week named Neil Sharkey as Penn State's vice president for research, pending approval by the university's Board of Trustees. Sharkey has been in the role in an interim capacity since August 2013, and was selected as the permanent choice after a national search [Read More]

NASA Selects Penn State to Build Revolutionary Planet Finder NASA Selects Penn State to Build Revolutionary Planet Finder
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Onward State Staff, David Abruzesse
Penn State will play a crucial role pioneering the next giant leap forward in the realm of planetary research. [Read More]

Penn State Astronomer Helps Discover Record-Breaking Winds Near Black Hole Penn State Astronomer Helps Discover Record-Breaking Winds Near Black Hole
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
The fastest winds ever seen at ultraviolet wavelengths have been discovered near a supermassive black hole by a research team that includes a Penn State astronomer. [Read More]

Penn State Libraries Opens 3-D Printing Lab Penn State Libraries Opens 3-D Printing Lab
5 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - StateCollege.com staff
A new 3-D printing lab in Penn State's University Libraries is now open, giving Penn State students and faculty at all campuses the opportunity to dream up, design and print almost anything. [Read More]

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