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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.”
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.”

The 2015 Senior Class Gift committee announced moments ago that a solar panel array was chosen as the senior class gift and presented to President Barron.

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

Tree art installation
Over two weeks, more than 160 students from various majors participated in the creation of “These Trees,” an art piece utilizing a variety of tree species harvested from Penn College’s Schneebeli Earth Science Center and installed on the west lawn of the Bush Campus Center at the college’s main campus in Williamsport. Working alongside internationally known environmental artists Kathy Bruce and Alastair R. Noble, the students assisted in creating Bruce and Noble’s vision of a spiraling text quoting William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It.”

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.