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Cacao for Peace

3/28/17As Colombia emerges from 50 years of violence, Penn State experts are helping poor farmers switch from growing coca, the stuff of cocaine, to growing cacao, the principal ingredient in chocolate.

Women in Science

2/27/17Erica Smithwick, ecologist and associate professor of geography, is among four women profiled who inspire students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Be who you are. Together.

2/1/17Be part of history. Visit allin.psu.edu to tell us what Diversity and Inclusion mean to you. What inspires you to be "All In"?

Cultivating Resistance

11/28/16A research team's genetic studies may lead to developing plants that resist parasitic weeds. The team's work ultimately could contribute to reducing crop loss.

Be the Bee

11/14/16What made these women strap on bee bonnets and venture into the world of another species? An undergraduate research project examines the sting of undervalued gender-related labor.

CAUSE and Effect

10/31/16Students were on the front lines researching climate change this summer as part of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' 2016 Center for Advanced Undergraduate Studies (CAUSE) course.

"Flipping" over chemistry

10/13/16Professor Philip Bevilacqua in the Eberly College of Science strives to engage his honors chemistry students through various means, including an approach he describes as a "partially flipped" classroom.

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