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a honeycomb built by honey bees

Honey bees are the subject of a new Penn State study to determine best practices for the organic beekeeping industry.

honey bees on a honeycomb

In pursuit of the best practices for the organic beekeeping industry

Dr. Brenna Traver is part of a team of Penn State scientists comparing different honey bee management systems on the largest scale ever undertaken to help alleviate colony losses.
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Researchers aim to develop best practices for organic beekeeping industry

A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support Penn State researchers in determining best management practices for organic beekeeping by comparing organic and chemical-free to conventional management systems. The funding comes from the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative of USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Jason Rekulak sits on his publishing house's spiral staircase

Former Penn State Schuylkill student makes good on career dream

Jason Rekulak, former Penn State Schuylkill student and Penn State alumnus, shares his fascinating career journey in the world of publishing at Quirk Books, a boutique publishing house nestled on one of Philadelphia's many historic cobblestone streets.
Anastasia Barnhardt stands in front of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

An ardent passion for compassionate care

Anastasia Barnhardt, recent graduate of Penn State Schuylkill's RN to B.S.N. program, applies her skills and saves lives at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center where she works as a nurse in the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit.
Anastasia Barnhardt poses in front of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Hospital.

An Ardent Passion for Compassionate Care

Penn State Schuylkill’s RN to B.S.N. program delivers
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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.
Dr. Cantalupo sits in his eclectic office speaking to a student

One Place Does Not Exclude the Other

Place is important to Dr. Charles Cantalupo's life and work.
Penn State president Eric J. Barron cuts the ribbon at Penn State Schuylkill's LionLaunch Innovation Hub opening.

Penn State Schuylkill’s LionLaunch Innovation Hub celebrates opening

Penn State Schuylkill has opened its LionLaunch Innovation Hub, a space for entrepreneurs to start or grow their small business. This space is funded by Invent Penn State, a Commonwealth-wide initiative to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.