| Follow Us:

State College : Featured Stories

69 Articles | Page: | Show All

KE-TV: Why Penn State Uses Soy-Based Hydraulic Fluids in its Elevators

A leading researcher of bio-based fuels and lubricants, who happens to be on campus in State College, helped pave the way.

Pennsylvania's STEM Factor: How Higher Ed Can Help

Multiple initiatives are doing well to support and grow STEM accessibility in K-12, but one college administrator believes more can be done.

Fight on Penn State: Inside the Applied Research Lab's $415M Navy Contract

It helps keep 1,000 faculty and staff and some 300 students working on big things.

KE-TV: State College's Sustainability Collaborations Support Growth

New bike lanes, tree plantings and composting are just a few.

Pennsylvania to Play Major Role in 3D Printing Explosion

National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute aims to transform industry and keep PA schools and businesses on the leading edge.  

Inside the TechCelerator and the Need for Speed

In less than two years, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania intiative has created six revenue-generating startups. Read more.

Ascent Bio-Nano

Researchers led at Penn State have honed techniques for detecting, counting and analyzing cells and pieces of DNA, a major  development for scientists and doctors looking for a way to detect cancer or HIV cells in a small sample.  Read more.

Waste Not: PA's Food Recovery Programs Spare Trash, Expense

State College Borough is among those cashing in by keeping food out of the trash.  

Good on Paper: Roaring Spring's Innovation Means Less Coal

The 125-year old Blair County company is compressing waste from paper production into a fuel source that would reduce coal use by PA manufacturers.

Pennsylvania's Nanotech Players Pursuing Giga-Scale Impact

Across PA, advances in nanotechnology are developing devices that depend on particles many times smaller than the thickness of a human hair.

Lewisburg Builds Urban Vitality Into Rural Downtown Revival

Businesses, town officials and Bucknell U. are leading several development initiatives that are transforming the bucolic Central PA town.

TechCelerator @State College Open For Business Incubation

Students, faculty and aspiring entrepreneurs within earshot of Penn State are invited to build great technology in the state's newest incubator.

LoResTV: A Look at Penn State's Sustainability Strategic Plan

A Central PA radio show examines the school's global influence on sustainability.

Finding Phil: Foursquare's Groundhog Day Badge is Back

Last year's badge was among the most popular, unlocked by a then-record 28,0000 users.

EDITOR'S EDGE: Penn State Can Transcend Scandal With Groundbreaking IP Policy Shift

VP of Research Hank Foley says the school will no longer pursue intellectual property ownership related to industry-funded research, an announcement buried by the Sandusky case.
69 Articles | Page: | Show All
Share this page
0
Email
Print
Signup for Email Alerts