News Archive

September 29
2020
Penn State and transportation leader Wabtec Corp. announce strategic partnership

Penn State and transportation industry leader Wabtec Corp. are building upon years of collaboration in a new strategic partnership, announced on Sept. 29 at a virtual event.

June 28
2020
Penn State-IBM partnership accelerates search for elusive neutrinos

A partnership between Penn State’s Institute for Computational and Data Sciences and IBM is helping researcher Doug Cowen, professor of physics and astronomy and astrophysics, and his research group, accelerate their search for hard-to-detect neutrinos.

June 23
2020
Ten Penn State research teams earn Manufacturing PA Innovation grants

Penn State was awarded 10 grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2.8 million, across 43 grants in total, and will bring together government, industry, and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.

March 13
2020
3M and Penn State strike three-year deal to drive research

As Penn State Materials Research Institute prepared for its 2019 Materials Day event — held last October — 3M was busy reinforcing its relationship with Penn State to advance research activities with a new $900,000 commitment over the next three years. The agreement harnessed the efforts of 3M alongside the Penn State Materials Research Institute, Penn State Corporate Engagement, and the Penn State Office of Industrial Partnerships.

September 19
2019
Penn State Smeal to open Center for the Business of Sustainability in 2020

The Penn State Smeal College of Business will launch the Center for the Business of Sustainability in 2020 to support how business meets the growing demand for resources in a socially just and environmentally sustainable manner.

September 3
2019
Penn State Behrend lab will advance $26M Erie research institute

Penn State Behrend will serve as the academic research and commercialization partner for the new Magee-Womens Research Institute in Erie, a $26 million initiative that will bring locally-focused clinical medical research to the region.

July 19
2019
Oak Building named for the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation

The Penn State Board of Trustees approved the renaming of Oak Building on the University Park campus in recognition of a $4 million gift by the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation.

July 18
2019
UGI Utilities 'opens doors' for Penn State Scranton students

UGI Utilities Inc. has made a long-term commitment to Penn State Scranton through its recent establishment of a $100,000 Open Doors Scholarship for campus students.

March 31
2021
Five Penn State research teams earn Manufacturing PA Innovation Grants

Penn State has been awarded five grants through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Manufacturing PA initiative. The initiative awarded $2 million across 29 grants in total and will bring together government, industry and higher education in holistic collaboration to spur new technologies and processes in the manufacturing sector.