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Penn State Brandywine THON dancers

Meet the THON dancers representing Penn State Brandywine in February

Most Penn Staters are familiar with THON, a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. According to its website, THON has raised more than $147 million to combat childhood cancer since its inception.
Penn State Admissions Philadelphia MLK Day 2018

Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia helps restore local high school on MLK Day

For the second year in a row, the team at Penn State Admissions – Philadelphia participated in the nation’s largest Martin Luther King Jr. Day event, the Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service. On this day of service, the Penn State team joined more than 75 volunteers for a day of cleaning and restoration at Vaux Big Picture High School.
Mussie Tesfay of Penn State Brandywine

A dream that spanned continents

Mussie Tesfay’s path to Penn State included several unexpected twists. An electrical engineering major attending Penn State Brandywine, Tesfay was born in Ethiopia where his family faced a series of political difficulties following the Eritrean-Ethiopian war.
Earth and Space Science Partnership

How a Penn State partnership reshaped science education

The Earth and Space Science Partnership, a program funded by the National Science Foundation, is designed to help Pennsylvania science teachers build upon their understanding and teaching of big ideas in Earth and space science.
Map of Sustainable Communities programs at Penn State campuses

Sustainability community program expands across Commonwealth with PepsiCo funds

Five Penn State campuses have been awarded PepsiCo Challenge Mini Grants to expand community engagement efforts through Penn State’s Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC). Penn State Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend and Brandywine will take part in a three-year pilot program to expand the SCC to Penn State communities outside of University Park.
eclipse data from Penn State Brandywine

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.
Media Food Bank

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.

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