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Penn State professor named founding director of Global Building Network

Esther Obonyo will lead the initiative aimed at making buildings more sustainable, more efficient, and healthier for people. Read More

Researchers confirm timeline of human presence on Madagascar

A team of researchers has confirmed that humans arrived on Madagascar about 11,000 years ago, much earlier than commonly accepted estimates of 2,000 years. Read More

Journalist panel discussion aims to improve science communication

A panel of journalists will give a behind-the-scenes look at the world of journalism, discussing how the media is changing and how to communicate science to the public, on Oct. 23 at Penn State's University Park campus. Read More

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In the Media

Tom Richard, IEE director, and Justin Schwartz, dean of the College of Engineering, share why universities must play a critical role in finding and supporting climate change solutions.

Read the op-ed "Universities must lead on climate solutions"
top five reason science communication is the best thing ever

Join us on Oct. 23

You are invited to the Science Communication Journalist Plenary at 4 p.m. on October 23 in Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center. It's free and open to the public. http://www.iee.psu.edu/2019-compass-plenary

Featured Events
Northeast US Agriculture: Why it Matters
Oct. 16, 2019
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The Power of Renewable Natural Gas to Combat Climate Change and Help Save the Planet
Oct. 20, 2019
Presenter: Tom Richard
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Afternoon of Theoretical Ecology
Oct. 22, 2019
Presenters: Réka Albert, Karen Abbott, David Kennedy, Simon Levin
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Integrated and Transdisciplinary Analyses of Food-Energy-Water Systems
Oct. 23, 2019
Presenter: Steve Davis
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2019 COMPASS Science Communication Plenary
Oct. 23, 2019
Presenters: David Malakoff, Wudan Yan, Bob Marshall, Clinton Parks
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Materials Day
Oct. 29–30, 2019
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RISE Conference
Nov. 18–20, 2019
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Find Funding
Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
Deadline: Nov. 14, 2019
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17th Annual P3 Awards: A National Student Design Competition Focusing on People, Prosperity, and the Planet
Deadline: Nov. 19, 2019
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Higher Education Challenge Grants Program
Deadline: March 23, 2020
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Opportunities
Solar Spring Break
Deadline: Nov. 15, 2019
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Student AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellowship
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2020
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Faculty position for Maurice K. Goddard Chair in Forestry and Environmental Resource Conservation
Deadline: Until filled
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