• 15 Oct

  • 16 Oct
    Martina Vecchi, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Penn State
  • 16 Oct

    The common popular image of the geography of U.S. agriculture is that the nation’s “Heartland” (or breadbasket) dominates in producing the nation’s food.

  • 16 Oct
    The next century will see unprecedented changes to the climate system with direct consequences for society. As stated in the National Climate Assessment, “changes in extreme weather events are the primary way that most people experience climate change.” In this sense, the characteristics of extreme weather are key indicators of climate change impacts, at both local and regional scales.
  • 17 Oct
    Geoscientists (volcanologists) study and monitor active volcanoes to understand the processes that lead to eruption. This talk will review the history of volcanology, monitoring techniques, and use specific examples from the speakers research of active volcanoes in Central America and the Galapagos Islands.
  • 17 Oct
    Join us for a free and informative webinar! We will welcome Doug Speerstra from Energy Transfer to discuss the process of pipeline construction, covering all aspects of planning and development of the route, the permitting process, construction, reclamation of the site, operations, and the safety and environmental concerns taken on such a project. Don't miss out on this vital information!
  • 18 Oct
    Lindsey Sloat, UC Irvine
  • 18 Oct
    Halting deforestation and forest degradation are central in the efforts to protect forests and achieve sustainability goals in forest landscapes, particularly in the tropics. Forest sustainability has increasingly been framed within broader policy agendas of conservation, climate change and sustainable commodity supply.
  • 18 Oct
    Rachel Brennan, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Director of Advanced Ecological Engineering Systems Laboratory, Penn State
  • 20 Oct

    The United Nations Association of Centre County and Its Council of Organizations invite you to our UN Day Dinner

  • 22 Oct
    Natural gas energy focused students and faculty are invited to partake in the SHALE INSIGHT™ 2019 University Research Showcase on October 22-24 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • 22 Oct

    We are excited to announce details of the “Afternoon of Theoretical Ecology” on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, in MSC and LSB.

  • 22 Oct
    The subject of mathematical ecology is one of the oldest and most exciting in mathematical biology, and has helped in the management of natural systems and infectious diseases. Though many problems remain in those areas, we face new challenges today in finding ways to cooperate in managing our Global Commons.
  • 23 Oct

    Penn State graduate students are invited to attend a science communications workshop on October 23. Learn how to make your research accessible to the media, policymakers, and the public.

  • 23 Oct
    Part of the Food-Energy-Water Nexus Initiative Fall 2019 Speaker Series—Steve Davis, Associate Professor, Earth System Science at University of California-Irvine
  • 23 Oct

    A behind-the-scenes look at the changing world of journalism. National journalists discuss how the media is changing and what it means for communicating science to the public and policymakers. They will share their personal perspectives on how to get your stories told and what makes a good science story, and “do’s and don’ts” of dealing with journalists.

  • 24 Oct
    Several shrub species from our yards and ornamental gardens are escaping and spreading into forests. We will discuss how a unique trait - holding onto their leaves for a longer time than native species - makes them successful and can impact native plants and animals.
  • 29 Oct
    The theme of this year’s Materials Day is Mind the Gap Transitioning Technology to Application. The gap between the university lab and commercialization of research is often called the Valley of Death. During this Materials Day, we look for ways to close the gap.
  • 18 Nov
    Join universities and colleges from across the nation for a three-day conference that will explore how higher education can strengthen preparedness, response, and recovery in the face of growing threats posed by a changing climate and extreme weather as we strive to build a national platform.
  • 19 Dec
    Do you understand the public access requirements for your DOE-funded research? Under DOE's public access policy, publications based on DOE-supported research must be deposited in the DOE Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science (PAGES). Join Ana Enriquez, Scholarly Communications Outreach Librarian, for a brief overview of grant recipients' obligations, with time for questions.

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