Feature Archive

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Research Features

Boosting the Buzz

4/22/16Penn State’s spirit of collaboration and interest in pressing global issues has made it one of the top universities addressing holistic pollinator health.

Song and Speech

4/11/16Does an ear for music change the way we hear language? Penn State Brandywine's Evan Bradley and his team of undergraduate researchers want to find out.

The Future of Research

3/25/16"Our job is to train student scientists." Penn State Berks students receive real-world research experience in Tami Mysliwiec's biology lab.

Powerful Materials

1/28/16Energy lives at the root of almost everything we do, but harnessing that energy is still an area ripe for research. Ismaila Dabo, a computational materials scientist, uses simulations to help design and improve the materials that power our world.

Mysteries Unearthed

12/16/15Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.

Classroom Community

12/11/15The College of Education's Linsey Covert, in collaboration with faculty members and the TechCelerator, is developing her program of community building to address bullying and other conflicts in schools.

Science, Art, and History

9/3/15Penn State's College of Earth and Mineral Sciences has restored a recently rediscovered relief map of Pennsylvania created in the late 1800s for the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The artifact is now on display in the college's museum and art gallery.

Working with Play

8/28/15Penn State Brandywine student Lauren Lomas is passionate about learning, so she jumped on the chance to do hands-on research in her field. Alongside a faculty member, she's studying the impact of technology on child cognitive development.

Modeling Data

6/4/15Associate Professor Heng Xu brings fashion into the lab with the research she hopes might help consumers understand, follow, and afford tomorrow's fashion trends.

Linking Food and Health

5/29/15The College of Agricultural Sciences' Jairam Vanamala combines modern research on food production and processes with the ancient wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine to study how foods can help prevent disease.

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