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Penn State launches interdisciplinary Center for Security Research and Education

— posted on Oct 10, 2017 09:51 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has announced the creation of a new center designed to bring together the University’s many strengths in all aspects of national, homeland and global security. The new Center for Security Research and Education (CSRE) incorporates 10 Penn State colleges, schools and research units to focus a broad range of academic endeavor on society’s most critical threats.

Mann to receive James H. Shea Award for climate science writing

— posted on Oct 02, 2017 09:15 AM

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Michael Mann, distinguished professor of atmospheric science and director of the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, will receive the James H. Shea Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT).

Joel Myers named 2017 Renaissance Fund honoree

— posted on Jul 27, 2017 08:50 AM

“Joel Myers’ success and reputation as a globally renowned business leader, and his willingness to share the fruits of his labor with his alma mater and community, represent the very best of what it means to be a Penn Stater,” said Penn State President Eric J. Barron.

Allowable 'carbon budget' most likely overestimated

— posted on Jul 27, 2017 09:05 AM

"When the IPCC says that we've warmed 1 degree C (1.8 degrees F) relative to pre-industrial, that's probably incorrect," said Mann. "It's likely as much as 1.2 degrees C (2.16 degrees F)."

Understanding tornadoes: 5 questions answered

— posted on May 22, 2017 10:56 AM

Penn State meteorology professors Paul Markowski and Yvette Richardson explain why tornadoes form, how to stay safe if you’re near one and whether climate change is affecting tornado patterns.

Jenni Evans named director of Institute for CyberScience

— posted on Jan 25, 2017 09:07 AM

Jenni Evans, professor of meteorology at Penn State, has been appointed director of Penn State’s Institute for CyberScience (ICS). Evans had served as interim director of ICS since February 2016.

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