Penn State President Eric J. Barron in the fabric workshop at the Penn State Abington LaunchBox. LaunchBox synthesizes idea lab, maker space, innovation hub, technology springboard, and meet up space for entrepreneurs.
James Shankweiler, coordinator of Be Bold, Take Charge, discusses the initiative with Felisa Preciado, (pictured left) Penn State Administrative Fellow, and Nena Koschny, Assistant Director of Marketing & Communications for Invent Penn State.
Joseph Sinclair of Shillington, an adjunct faculty member at Penn State Berks and owner of Solid Dynamics L.L.C., talks about 3-D printing while sophomore Brianna Kondos operates one of the printers during the opening of the Langan LaunchBox.
What does the study of honey bees have to do with pollen variations and seasonal allergies? Science major Cassandra Darnell hopes to find out through an ongoing independent study she is conducting on the honey bees that she brought to Penn State Berks.
Penn State Berks was represented at the Capitol Rotunda by (left to right) Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk, Dr. Janelle Larson, James Shankweiler, sophomore Jillian Morello, Walt Fullam, and Dr. Paul Esqueda.