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"With the breadth of our research and academic programs, and with the expanse of our alumni base, I think we carry a responsibility to take on the sustainability challenge head on."
Professor, Architectural Engineering / Sustainability Institute

Spotlights

Earth Week at Penn State
It’s Earth Week at Penn State. Activities and events are scheduled at not only University Park, but across the state at other Penn State campuses. Take part in a festivity that celebrates the treasures of our earth and how we care for our planet. For more information on these events and to add an activity to the list, visit www.earthday.psu.edu.

SHARON — Penn State Shenango’s Earth Fest has become a spring tradition for area residents.

Families poured into downtown Sharon for the campus’ third annual sustainability celebration.

This Earth Day, volunteers are taking Point State Park back in time to the French & Indian War — or at least they’re taking the shrubbery back.

Richard Alley's work on climate science made him a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. He's also tried to explain the science to a larger audience. 

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.