Penn State News - Latest News https://news./ en-us Penn State University Relations news@500彩票网可以购彩了么 (Penn State News) Wed, 05 Feb 2020 15:49:11 -0500 Thu, 06 Feb 2020 09:55:41 -0500 From inspired patient to nursing graduate https://news./story/607076/2020/02/05/academics/inspired-patient-nursing-graduate It seemed inevitable that Monaya Miller would go into the medical field. Just about everybody else in her family did. Inspiration from a labor and delivery nurse after the 2009 birth of her daughter coupled with a family tradition of nursing, drew Miller to Penn State Harrisburg's "second degree" nursing program. In December 2019, she received her bachelor of science in nursing. It took a village of family, faculty and classmates to get her there. https://news./story/607076/2020/02/05/academics/inspired-patient-nursing-graduate Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:39 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Scientists solve structure enabling cyanobacteria to thrive in low light https://news./story/606471/2020/02/05/research/scientists-solve-structure-enabling-cyanobacteria-thrive-low-light Scientists have determined the structure of the protein complex that gives cyanobacteria their unique ability to convert weak, filtered sunlight into useable energy. Their findings could one day be used to engineer crops that thrive under low-light conditions. https://news./story/606471/2020/02/05/research/scientists-solve-structure-enabling-cyanobacteria-thrive-low-light Wed, 05 Feb 2020 14:00 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News The Medical Minute: Missing medication doses can bring serious consequences https://news./story/606973/2020/02/05/impact/medical-minute-missing-medication-doses-can-bring-serious An alarming number of people don’t take the medications prescribed by their health care providers to manage chronic health conditions, and that can lead to a range of complications. https://news./story/606973/2020/02/05/impact/medical-minute-missing-medication-doses-can-bring-serious Wed, 05 Feb 2020 11:36 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Things to Do at Penn State: Feb. 6-13 https://news./story/606563/2020/02/05/arts-and-entertainment/things-do-penn-state-feb-6-13 Country music artist Luke Combs visits the Bryce Jordan Center, the annual WPSU Connoisseur's Dinner and Auction and a new exhibit at Palmer Museum featuring African art collected by a U.S. ambassador are among the cultural highlights at Penn State this weekend and next week. https://news./story/606563/2020/02/05/arts-and-entertainment/things-do-penn-state-feb-6-13 Wed, 05 Feb 2020 08:00 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Alumni couple uses philanthropy to support both athletics and academics https://news./story/606864/2020/02/05/academics/alumni-couple-uses-philanthropy-support-both-athletics-and With five-year pledges totaling $250,000, alumni Elizabeth Bower and Chris Washington are supporting men’s basketball and the College of the Liberal Arts. https://news./story/606864/2020/02/05/academics/alumni-couple-uses-philanthropy-support-both-athletics-and Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:56 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Shelter, safest air intake locations during urban pollution events identified https://news./story/606800/2020/02/04/research/shelter-safest-air-intake-locations-during-urban-pollution-events Roofs and the downwind sides of buildings in street canyons have the lowest levels of particulate matter during a single-source pollution event, according to Penn State researchers. The findings have implications for improving evacuation plans during a pollution release as well as for informing ventilation system design of urban buildings. https://news./story/606800/2020/02/04/research/shelter-safest-air-intake-locations-during-urban-pollution-events Tue, 04 Feb 2020 11:25 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News The 2020 Census: What is the census? https://news./story/606061/2020/02/03/2020-census-what-census Plain and simple, the 2020 Census is a count of every individual living in the country of the United States of America, as of April 1, 2020. This year’s census will be the 24th since the nation’s founding. This year’s installment will be the first to allow individuals to respond by phone or online. https://news./story/606061/2020/02/03/2020-census-what-census Mon, 03 Feb 2020 14:26 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Wooden or plastic pallets: Which are more eco-friendly? https://news./story/606589/2020/02/03/research/wooden-or-plastic-pallets-which-are-more-eco-friendly Weighing in on a debate that has raged for decades, Penn State researchers, after conducting a series of ultra-detailed comparisons, have declared that shipping pallets made of wood are slightly more environmentally friendly and sustainable than those made of plastic. https://news./story/606589/2020/02/03/research/wooden-or-plastic-pallets-which-are-more-eco-friendly Mon, 03 Feb 2020 12:30 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Department of Energy grant powers research on natural-gas vehicle storage tanks https://news./story/606400/2020/02/03/research/department-energy-grant-powers-research-natural-gas-vehicle-storage T.C. Mike Chung, professor of materials science and engineering in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, received a three-year, $1.12 million grant to develop super-absorbent materials designed to store natural gas under less extreme pressures and temperatures than those required today. https://news./story/606400/2020/02/03/research/department-energy-grant-powers-research-natural-gas-vehicle-storage Mon, 03 Feb 2020 11:33 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Take the Penn State Community Survey beginning Feb. 3 https://news./story/606314/2020/02/03/campus-life/take-penn-state-community-survey-beginning-feb-3 On Feb. 3, all students, faculty and staff members at every Penn State campus location will receive an email to take the Penn State Community Survey to share their attitudes and experiences of community, diversity and inclusion at Penn State. Every 100 survey takers will have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card. https://news./story/606314/2020/02/03/campus-life/take-penn-state-community-survey-beginning-feb-3 Mon, 03 Feb 2020 08:00 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News 'It's On Us PA' grant to help reduce barriers for reporting sexual misconduct https://news./story/606398/2020/01/31/campus-life/its-us-pa-grant-help-reduce-barriers-reporting-sexual-misconduct Penn State received a $30,000 grant as part of the “It’s On Us PA” campaign to help expand educational efforts around sexual misconduct and sexual violence across all Penn State campuses, especially with non-native English speaking students. https://news./story/606398/2020/01/31/campus-life/its-us-pa-grant-help-reduce-barriers-reporting-sexual-misconduct Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:53 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Senate discusses report on status of African American professors at Penn State https://news./story/606308/2020/01/30/academics/senate-discusses-report-status-african-american-professors-penn On Jan. 28, the Penn State Faculty Senate had the opportunity to ask questions of senior leaders about a recently shared report on the status of African American professors at University Park, titled “More Rivers to Cross.” https://news./story/606308/2020/01/30/academics/senate-discusses-report-status-african-american-professors-penn Thu, 30 Jan 2020 20:45 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Penn State restricts University-affiliated student travel to China https://news./story/606282/2020/01/30/campus-life/penn-state-restricts-university-affiliated-student-travel-china Penn State has placed China on the restricted list for University-affiliated international travel for students and is urging faculty and staff to reconsider their travel to the country until the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, “2019-nCoV,” is contained. This move was prompted by the elevated State Department advisory, following established University practices. https://news./story/606282/2020/01/30/campus-life/penn-state-restricts-university-affiliated-student-travel-china Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:03 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News The Medical Minute: Is ‘impossible’ meat too good to be true? https://news./story/606073/2020/01/29/medical-minute-%E2%80%98impossible%E2%80%99-meat-too-good-be-true It sizzles on the grill. But does it fizzle in terms of nutrition? That’s the question when it comes to the new burgers made of plant-based meat substitutes that are flying off grocery store shelves and restaurant tables. https://news./story/606073/2020/01/29/medical-minute-%E2%80%98impossible%E2%80%99-meat-too-good-be-true Wed, 29 Jan 2020 13:48 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News Meteorites reveal high carbon dioxide levels on early Earth https://news./story/605775/2020/01/29/research/meteorites-reveal-high-carbon-dioxide-levels-early-earth Iron micrometeorites found in ancient soils suggest carbon dioxide made up 25 to 50 percent of Earth’s atmosphere 2.7 billion years ago, and that pressure at sea level may have been lower than today, Penn State researchers said. https://news./story/605775/2020/01/29/research/meteorites-reveal-high-carbon-dioxide-levels-early-earth Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:45 -0500 Penn State News - Latest News