Kaitlyn Spangler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will discuss issues with the diversity of crops in her talk "Beyond corn, soy and wheat? Re-imagining a diverse U.S. agricultural landscape.”
Penn State University Libraries will observe GIS Day — an annual event celebrating the technology of geographic information systems (GIS) — with a two-day event Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 14 and 15.
Jenn Baka, associate professor of geography at Penn State, received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award to examine the impact of a new ethane cracker plant in western Pennsylvania on humans’ relationship to the environment and environmental policymaking.
Penn State University Libraries will participate in the 14th annual global observation of Open Access Week, Oct. 24–30, by hosting a virtual panel of Penn State faculty at noon Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Kaitlyn Spangler, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will deliver the talk "Towards solar justice in Pennsylvania: tensions of land, farming, and power" at 4 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10.
American elections are rooted in location, but politicians and political scientists largely determine the shape of legislative districts. A new course offered by Penn State’s Department of Geography brings the focus of the redistricting process back to the geographic basics.
Pennsylvania has one of the highest rates of opioid overdose in the nation, and, according to Penn State researchers, one’s chances of surviving that overdose can depend on where the person lives.
Antonia Hadjimichael, assistant professor of geosciences at Penn State, will discuss the research vision of the MultiSector Dynamics Community of Practice as well as planned activities and ways for researchers to interact with the community at a talk at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16.
Two Penn State researchers provided key leadership in the creation of a report to the National Science Foundation (NSF) on engineering research areas that need to be better developed to address climate change.
Mark Ortiz, President’s Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography at Penn State, will discuss the work of transnational youth movements to influence climate change policy and the movements’ distinct visions of climate justice at a talk at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, September 9. The talk will take place in 112 Walker Building and via Zoom.