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"We have a clear role to play in educating our students about sustainability. We certainly have a responsibility because of our teaching, research and service mission."
Chancellor, Penn State Brandywine


The partnership with Mahoning Creek Hydroelectric Facility also provides educational opportunities for students

The next big thing in 3-D printing might be some very fishy plastic.

Less than a mile from the edge of the bustling Penn State University campus lies 600 acres of cropland and forests crisscrossed with irrigation pipes. The water being pumped out of these pipes isn’t channeled from a river or a well. Instead, over 500 million gallons of treated wastewater from the campus is discharged at this site every year.

Do you get tired of having a dirty car during the winter months?

Net zero energy systems utilize renewable resources — including wind, solar and geothermal power — to recycle the energy it needs to function.

As a result, net zero communities reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and achieve independence from the traditional energy grid.

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.