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  • Chad Hanna, an assistant professor of physics at Penn State makes rippling waves seem to appear in a photograph of himself

    Making waves in spacetime

    Faculty member Chad Hanna is part of a team of scientists doing groundbreaking research in a new era of discovery in gravitational-wave astronomy.

  • Philip Moore, a Penn State research technologist for the Center for Pollinator Research, inspects a frame from one of three honey bee hives located on the roof of the Millennium Science Complex on the University Park campus.

    Boosting the Buzz

    Penn State continues to be a leader in the area of holistic pollinator health research through its work on the worldwide decline of the bee population, particularly honey bees.

  • Invent Penn State incubators/accelerators gathering

    Growing Innovation

    Six new innovation hubs across Pennsylvania have received grants through Invent Penn State, an initiative that fuels economic development. Happy Valley LaunchBox in State College is typical of the hubs, which offer services and space for entrepreneurial efforts.

  • Penn State students learning about health in a Filipino classroom.

    Connecting Health and Culture

    Health care systems differ from country to country. This group of Penn State students traveled to the Philippines to explore firsthand the region's contemporary health care issues and more.

  • Aerospace engineering senior Davendra Chatterpaul and mechanical engineering seniors Kyle Anschuetz, Connor Disco and Aaron Westbrook, left to right, look into the hollowed engine cavity of a donated 2016 Chevrolet Camaro.

    Going On Green

    The interdisciplinary group of students that make up Penn State's Advanced Vehicle Team are doing more than working on cars. Their projects will impact the hybrid-electric vehicle industry, furthering the pursuit of better, more sustainable personal transportation.