Lead Testing in School and Child Care Drinking Water Grant Information Session for States and Territories

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is pleased to announce a new grant program that will help protect children from lead exposure. The new grant program, authorized under the Water Infrastructure and Improvement for the Nation Act of 2016, provides $20 million to assist states for the voluntary testing of lead in drinking water at schools and child care programs. EPA will host a grant webinar to provide information about the new grant program, what is needed for the letter of intent, and answer questions.

2019 Sustainable Design Internship

Are you looking for a hands-on real-world internship experience working for a leading firm?

Global Cooling Prize

Through technology innovation, we can solve the critical climate threat that comes from growing demand for room air conditioning. The Global Cooling Prize is rallying a global coalition of leaders to solve the critical climate threat that comes from growing demand for residential air conditioning. By harnessing the power of innovation, we can provide cooling solutions that enhance people’s lives without contributing to runaway climate change.

COMM 328: Effects of Science, Environmental, and Health Media

This course provides students with a conceptual and applied overview of the effects of media representations of science, the environment, and health topics on different audiences. This course is appropriate for students interested in media effects as well as for students interested in science-related topics who want to gain a deeper understanding as to how messages about science (broadly defined) impact individuals and society.

Ecology Editor-in-Chief

The Ecological Society of America is seeking applicants for the position of Editor-in-Chief of Ecology. The oldest of the ESA journals, Ecology is the most frequently cited journal in the field and is widely acclaimed as a leading voice for the science of ecology.

ICS Symposium 2019

With advances in computational science, researchers are finding new solutions to major societal problems. This one-day conference, hosted by the Institute for CyberScience at Penn State, will focus on innovative computational research across a diverse set of disciplines. Come hear nationally renowned speakers and be part of the discussion.

Faculty, graduate students, industry, and representatives of funding agencies are welcome to attend. The symposium aims to connect researchers to potential industry partners, funding agencies, and collaborators.

Environmental Inequity in Ontario, Canada


Environmental health effects

You can use this form to enter your contact information and expertise relevant to the health and environmental effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). You will be kept informed of activity and events as the initiative moves forward.

EESL Green Student Seed Grant Competition

The Energy and Environmental Sustainability Laboratories (EESL) is pleased to announce an EESL Green Student Seed Grant competition for Spring 2019. The goal of this competition is to support the research of Penn State students who are interested in conducting analyses in any of the EESL multi-user research facilities.

Graduate and undergraduate students interested in participating must prepare and submit a 1-page proposal that includes: