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Eclipse research: Brandywine professor-student duo lends NASA a hand

The total eclipse on Aug. 21 sent faculty, staff and students from around the state outside to watch the action. While most of the Penn State community had their eyes on the skies, two people at Penn State Brandywine were thinking about the ground and air around them.
Rachel Brokenborough of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine senior takes passion for child advocacy from Philly to Spain

Rachel Brokenborough, a letters, arts and sciences major, decided to make her last year at Penn State an adventure.
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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.
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Brandywine receives Pepsi Challenge Grant for sustainability work

Penn State Brandywine has been selected as one of five Commonwealth campuses to receive a $5,000 grant through Pepsico. As grant recipients, the Brandywine campus will partner with the University’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC) to address sustainability issues throughout the state.
Penn State Brandywine Professor of Earth Sciences Laura Guertin

NASA invites Brandywine professor to spread the word about new satellite

When new scientific technology is released, it takes a team of scientists, teachers, writers and even social media users to get the word out to the public. This summer, Penn State Brandywine Professor of Earth Sciences Laura Guertin is helping NASA publicize the launch of JPSS-1, a new polar satellite.
Map of 17 sites of Invent Penn State Innovation Hubs

Invent Penn State initiative awards four $50,000 seed grants to campuses

The Invent Penn State initiative announced the awarding of four $50,000 seed grants to develop additional innovation hubs to jump-start entrepreneurial activities in campus communities across the Commonwealth. Awarded by a competitive selection process, the four grants will go to the Brandywine, Fayette, Mont Alto and Worthington Scranton campuses.
Djuradj Stakic of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine professor fights for justice in Serbia through Fulbright program

Djuradj Stakic, professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Brandywine, once fled Serbia to escape governmental oppression. Now, he’s returning to Serbia to work on juvenile justice with scholars in Belgrade.
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Penn State Brandywine students raise $31,000 for childhood cancer

For Penn State students across Pennsylvania, one year of fundraising to support children fighting pediatric cancer culminated February 17-19 in a 46-hour no-sleeping, no-sitting dance marathon at University Park in the Bryce Jordan Center.
Cara Colantuono

Penn State alumna’s nonprofit harbors homeless veterans

After earning her bachelor's degree in human development and family studies from the Brandywine campus, Penn State alumna Cara Colantuono went on to start Support Homeless Veterans (SHV) — a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending homelessness among U.S. veterans in the Philadelphia region.
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.

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