The Community-Engaged Research Core Faculty Fellowship Program matches a researcher with a mentor and protects work time for research — essential for a busy clinician helping patients or an educator teaching students. Community-engaged research meets the needs of the community by involving those who have an interest in improving health.
Three Penn State researchers — Rachel Brennan, in the College of Engineering, and Mike Jacobson and Brian Thiede, in the College of Agricultural Sciences — recently received $250,000 in University Strategic Plan seed funding to address global Water-Energy-Food challenges.
This summer, the Center for the Agricultural Sciences and a Sustainable Environment at Penn State Berks became "ground zero" for the research of organic and conventional methods to eradicate the spotted lanternfly.
Undergraduate students from colleges across and beyond Pennsylvania presented posters related to their summer internships at Penn State College of Medicine on Aug. 1 at the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium.
A fisherman's curiosity led to identification of the correlation between microbial communities in recreational freshwater locales and seasonal environmental changes, according to a team of researchers from Penn State.
Police officers who are repeatedly called to the scene of opioid overdose incidents may be at risk for “empathy fatigue,” according to Penn State Berks researcher Jennifer Murphy, who said additional training may be helpful in preventing emotional burnout.
Purpose Therapy Box founders, Ali Izzo and Holly Masters, received recognition from President Barron with the other Inc.U Competition student teams during the 2019 Startup Week Reception on April 4, 2019.
Researchers in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering recently received a $389,919 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate, explore and innovate new flying mechanisms for micro air vehicles to better mimic the performance and agility of flying animals.