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Spotlights

The Musser Gap Greenway, the result of years of collaboration by Penn State and ClearWater Conservancy, officially opened to the public on Friday, Oct. 17. The Greenway links the Centre Region bikeway system to the Musser Gap trail allowing for travel between the State College area and Rothrock State Forest. “This is a project that will benefit our community for many years to come,” said Nick Jones, Penn State executive vice president and provost. “We’re proud and excited to be part of providing this unique recreational asset to Penn Staters and the public.”

Students and volunteers at Penn State will team up with four other universities across the country tonight for the first-ever joint “Campus Lights Out” event in an effort to conserve energy and cut electricity costs.

Penn State is being recognized for its successful waste reduction strategies.

The Musser Gap Greenway, the result of years of collaboration by Penn State and ClearWater Conservancy, officially opened to the public on Friday, Oct. 17. The Greenway links the Centre Region bikeway system to the Musser Gap trail allowing for travel between the State College area and Rothrock State Forest. “This is a project that will benefit our community for many years to come,” said Nick Jones, Penn State executive vice president and provost. “We’re proud and excited to be part of providing this unique recreational asset to Penn Staters and the public.”

Climate change may only be a secondary factor in the changing composition of Eastern forests.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The Penn States Advanced Vehicle Team has been working on a Chevy Malibu for three years.  It might look like an ordinary Chevy Malibu on the outside, but inside it is a lean, green driving machine.

UNIVERSITY PARK When the humanitarian engineering and social entrepreneurship program at Penn State created what it thought was the perfect technology to aid farmers in Africa, all it needed was the right partner to help promote it.