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Abington engineering major

Student-built robot fends off flooding and erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn't fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials rely on Stormbot, built by students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree.
Abington engineering major

Stormbot

Horsham Township Public Works Director Dennis Haggerty and an employee watch the Stormbot's progress on the custom console.

Abington engineering major

Stormbot

Penn State Abington engineering majors and Horsham Township Public Works employees prepare to release Stormbot into stormwater pipes.

Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke

 Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Tarana Burke Streaming of Tarana’s speech will be available Thursday, March 22, at 8:00 p.m. EDT  

Data analytics grad Annie Milakovic 2017

Penn State graduates its first students in data analytics

Penn State’s master’s degree in data analytics will graduate its first students at the University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16.
James Nemes

Nemes appointed director of academic programs for Penn State at The Navy Yard

To support a growing workforce, Penn State will expand its academic reach to South Philadelphia at its facilities at The Navy Yard. James Nemes, chancellor and chief academic officer of Penn State Great Valley, will oversee the expansion of academic programming.
I-Corps logo

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps program seeks applications by Sept. 15 and Oct. 15

The National Science Foundation has joined in supporting Penn State’s goal of taking more of its discoveries to market by awarding Penn State a five-year, $500,000 Innovation Corps (I-Corps) grant to establish the Invent Penn State I-Corps Site in collaboration with Ben Franklin Technology Partner’s TechCelerator, Happy Valley LaunchBox, and Invent Penn State’s Innovation Hubs.
Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council

Members of the first Global Advisory Council meeting.

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