Sundance Award-winning filmmakers Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera will participate in a discussion after an online screening of their film "The Infiltrators" at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, October 9, open to all campuses and their communities. The event is co-presented by the Latina/o Studies Program and Penn State’s Sustainability Institute as part of the "Intersections: How We Respond" film series and Penn State’s Hispanic Heritage Month. Attendees can sign up at: intersections.psu.edu/the-infiltrators.
For Darrell Bartholomew and his colleagues in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Business Administration, a project with Giant Food Stores LLC, a large grocery chain headquartered in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has turned into the perfect tool to teach business students about sustainable business practices.
Ten student teams will be funded to use AI for Good to build and submit a minimum viable product in the Nittany AI Challenge for a chance to compete for a portion of a $25,000 prize pool. Students were invited to submit their ideas to improve the world by providing solutions for problems within the areas of education, health, humanitarian challenges, sustainability and climate change.
Penn State Harrisburg graduate students in environmental pollution control Rizki Prasetyaningtyas and Saskia Putri have been eating lots of bananas and oranges. All this fruit consumption has a purpose. The students are testing whether fruit peels can be used to remove heavy metals from wastewater coming from textile mills like the ones in their native country Indonesia.