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Spotlights

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Juried student work will be on view in a series of exhibitions across campus and downtown State College, collectively titled “Storied Images: Marcellus Shale,” during the Marcellus Shale Gallery Crawl from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Supported in part by a Reinvention Fund grant through Penn State’s Sustainability Institute, these satellite exhibitions intend to promote critical discourse on sustainability and the extraction of Marcellus Shale through expanding the conversation to multiple disciplines.
Image of water
Juried student work will be on view in a series of exhibitions across campus and downtown State College, collectively titled “Storied Images: Marcellus Shale,” during the Marcellus Shale Gallery Crawl from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2. Supported in part by a Reinvention Fund grant through Penn State’s Sustainability Institute, these satellite exhibitions intend to promote critical discourse on sustainability and the extraction of Marcellus Shale through expanding the conversation to multiple disciplines.

Every year, Americans dispose of about 1,000 pounds of garbage apiece —

As an invested stakeholder in the McKeesport community, Penn State Greater Allegheny hosted two events on Thursday to gather data for the city's new comprehensive plan.

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Why are pollinators so important to our daily lives? Find out at Penn State's Great Insect Fair, taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 13, at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. The theme of this year's fair is "PollenNation," according to fair coordinator Steve Jacobs, senior extension associate in entomology.

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.