Penn State News. For all those people who find themselves grasping for words when it comes to meeting new people or starting conversations, Andrew Simpson, a senior in criminal justice, has the answer.
Penn State News. The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program was awarded $655,000 in grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to offer free energy and environmental assessments to businesses across Pennsylvania.
PA Environment Digest. Is your company interested in saving money through pollution prevention strategies and energy efficiency assessments?
NWIRC. Energy Management Systems, such as ISO 50001 and Superior Energy Performance (SEP), are powerful tools to ensure that a facility is continuously reducing its energy usage and environmental footprint. On November 8, 2016, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, PennTAP will review the steps and requirements for certification under each system. PennTAP will also outline the benefits beyond reducing energy costs.
StateCollege.com. Upon entering the new Happy Valley LaunchBox headquarters, visitors are greeted with a quote from Helen Keller that reads “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.”
Penn State News. A new 3-D printing lab in Penn State’s University Libraries is now open, giving Penn State students and faculty at all campuses the opportunity to dream up, design and print almost anything. The lab, called the Maker Commons, houses a large-scale printing installation of 32 MakerBot desktop 3-D printers as well as the Invention Studio, where University Park students can use littleBits for rapid prototyping of devices, and offers consultants to answer questions and help with projects.
GreenBiz. Intern programs benefit students and businesses alike. Roger Price, director of the PennTAP intern program at Penn State University, praises the way the program lets students put theory into practice.
Penn State News. A Penn State undergraduate student startup that is developing a device to enhance communication skills for children with cerebral palsy was the grand prize winner at a recent pitch contest sponsored by Investing in New Student Companies at Universities (Inc.U).
sustainability.psu.edu. E3 (Economy – Energy – Environment): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U. S. Department of Commerce’s NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and NASCAR Green are working together to encourage businesses to operate in a green and sustainable fashion by launching the third NASCAR Green/E3 Challenge.