ImpactPA

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.

$2.5M gift to create the Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research

Penn State Harrisburg has received a gift of $2.5 million from the Douglas W. Pollock Foundation to establish the Douglas W. Pollock Center for Addiction Outreach and Research on its campus. The center will address two areas of the substance abuse problem within the central Pennsylvania region, while serving as a catalyst to enhance communications and align numerous agencies and organizations in efforts to combat substance abuse.

Research examines stream restorations with an eye on improving Chesapeake Bay

Jennifer Sliko, assistant teaching professor of earth and geosciences in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Science, Engineering, and Technology, and colleague Shirley Clark, professor of environmental engineering, are leading a group of undergraduate and graduate students to study the impact of stream restorations on the Chesapeake Bay, the world’s largest estuary and a major fishery and ecological resource.