Penn State Brandywine students celebrated International Mother Language Day by leading a Saturday morning storytime for local children at Tyler Arboretum on Feb. 22. The students, who are members of Brandywine’s Sustainovation and Multicultural clubs, read nature-themed books in a variety of languages.
2019 recipients of the John Roe Sustainability Awards, pictured above, each received a piece of handmade ceramic pottery by artist and Penn State graduate student John Domenico, who also spoke during the event.
Approximately 100 high school girls from the Greater Philadelphia area visited Penn State at the Navy Yard on November 25 for Penn State Brandywine’s College and Careers event, which is part of the campus’ extensive STEM Options program.
Friendships developed through pick-up basketball games at Penn State Brandywine led to a first-time trip to Asia for junior Nick Peart, who spent two weeks in August visiting classmates who live in China.
Penn State Brandywine hosted its first-ever Climate Impact Teach-In on Sept. 19. The event included a full day of sessions dedicated to educating students, faculty, staff and community members on climate science.
Undergraduate students from across the country are returning to Penn State next week for the first international conference on the science of drawdown, the point at which greenhouse gases in the atmosphere begin to decline. The students, participants in this past summer’s Penn State Drawdown Scholars Research Experience for Undergraduates Program, will present results from their summer research projects from Sept. 16-18.