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EnvironMentors program seeks faculty, undergraduate and high school students

Penn State's EnvironMentors program connects high school students from underserved districts with the University's world-class research facilities and faculty, providing opportunities for them to achieve bright futures. The program, now in its sixth year, is currently accepting applications for faculty, undergraduate and high school students for the 2023-24 cohort. Applications are due by Oct. 15.
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Libraries introduces Camp Meade collection, Spanish–American War exhibition

The Fred M. Greguras Camp Meade Collection is now available at the Madlyn L. Hanes Library, Penn State Harrisburg, and open for research by Penn State students and faculty as well as military historians and researchers. In addition, the library is collaborating with the National Guard of Pennsylvania History Project to present a special exhibition commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Spanish–American War of 1898, on display through Sept. 1.
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Penn State researchers receive $1M NSF award to develop hemp-based supply chain

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Penn State is part of a project that recently received a $1 million NSF Engines Development Award. The award will fund the development of the Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Engine, which will support the manufacture and deployment of bio-based products for application in green building construction, packaging, fabrics, renewable energy and land remediation.