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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.
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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.
IST students view their mobile game prototype on a computer

IST Elder Abuse Students

IST students Ron Piaskowski (left), Brady Seigfried (sitting) and Jared Kemmerling (right) discuss their mobile game prototype to increase awareness of elder abuse.

IST students view mobile game on computer screen

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IST students Ron Piaskowski (left), Brady Seigfried (sitting) and Jared Kemmerling (right) discuss their mobile game prototype to increase awareness of elder abuse.

Harunah Barry, class of 2017, stands in front of Kiefer-Jones buildig on Schuylkill's campus.

Penn State Schuylkill student pre-selected for INTERPOL internship

Volunteering with the U.S. Department of Justice while enrolled in a graduate program.
Two women working with Habitat for Humanity

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Two Penn State Schuylkill students donated their time during spring break this year volunteering for Habitat for Humanity in Walton County, Florida. Jacqueline Beltran, a kinesiology major at Schuylkill who captured the image, said, "I think this picture depicts what joy and satisfaction can come from an alternative spring break with authentic smiles and the empowerment that this photo embodies of these women really made my heart leap with joy that I got to capture such a shot of some of the amazing souls I encountered during this spring break."

24 Alumni Fellows recognized for distinguished careers

The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 24 graduates in October with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.