Barry Bram, State College resident and parent of a Schreyer Scholar, was happy his son proved that he was smarter, especially when deciding on Penn State for college.
President Eric Barron joined the presidents of Pitt, Temple and Lincoln universities in writing an op-ed about the state's failure to fund the four state-related schools.
Chad Hanna, LIGO scientist and assistant professor of physics, writes about making a discovery that will change the way researchers study the universe.
Seth Blumsack, associate professor of energy and mineral engineering, asks: Is rooftop solar power good for the grid, or bad for the grid?
Professor of History and Environmental Studies Brian C. Black says environmental issues – particularly climate change – may be more politicized than ever before in 2016.
Professor Seth Blumsack discusses the Supreme Court's decision to uphold a controversial energy conservation rule from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
Ryan Russell, professor of graphic design, talks about how Pantone's break from tradition may challenge "cultural and gender norms" in the design of everything.
Carla D. Pratt of the Dickinson School of Law notes that student voices are important but we should be cautious using student evaluations to make employment decisions.
John Affleck, Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society, explains why it makes sense to use sports as a tool to build closer diplomatic and economic ties.
The Paris agreement makes it clear that we must all join together in a common goal -- averting dangerous climate change, says Earth System Science Center's Michael Mann.