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Ice Box challenge set up

Penn State at The Navy Yard hosts Ice Box Challenge

To further promote a commitment to sustainability, Penn State at The Navy Yard is hosting the Ice Box Challenge, a public science experiment and demonstration in high-performance building, from May 24 to June 20.
The elms near Old Main

Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE

The 2017–18 Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) seed grant recipients have recently been awarded to 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. This year nearly $350,000 have been awarded to more than 40 researchers in five colleges at University Park as well as at four campuses.
Still clip of Facing the Surge

Great Valley to host film screening about rising sea levels on May 18

Penn State Great Valley invites the community to learn about the cost of rising sea levels at a screening of the short documentary, “Facing the Surge,” on May 18. The event will also include a panel discussion with the filmmaker and several Citizens’ Climate Lobby members.
StormBot

Student-built robo-inspector fends off flooding, erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn’t fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials turned to students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree. They delivered Stormbot on time and way, way under budget.

Adventure, adrenalin, exploring film festival coming to Great Valley on March 26

Mountainfilm on Tour, a selection of award winning films that explore themes connected to exploring cultures, promoting adventure and preserving environments, will be hosted by Penn State Great Valley in the Musser Auditorium at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 26.

Great Valley selected to receive sustainability funding

Penn State Great Valley has been chosen as one of Penn State’s five campuses to receive funding from the Reinvention Fund, an internal grant program intended to improve and expand sustainability efforts across the institution.