Dec 04, 2023
Study of ancient British oral microbiomes reveals shift following Black Death
The Second Plague Pandemic may have led to oral microbiomes that contribute to modern-day chronic disease, according to new research
Nov 28, 2023
College of Ag Sciences recognizes faculty, staff for research achievements
Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences lauded outstanding accomplishments in research during the 2023 Research Awards Ceremony, held Nov. 1 at the Hintz Family Alumni Center on the University Park campus.
Nov 13, 2023
Workplace flexibility associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease
Increasing workplace flexibility may lower employees’ risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new study led by researchers from Penn State and Harvard.
Oct 10, 2023
Climate-driven extreme heat may make parts of Earth too hot for humans
If global temperatures increase by 1 degree Celsius (C) or more than current levels, each year billions of people will be exposed to heat and humidity so extreme they will be unable to naturally cool themselves.
Oct 09, 2023
Nikki Crowley honored with Women in STEAM Award by the Whitaker Center
Nikki Crowley, Huck Early Career Chair in Neurobiology and Neural Engineering and assistant professor of biology and of biomedical engineering, has been named among Women to Watch: Class of 2023 as part of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts’ Women in STEAM Awards.
Sep 21, 2023
Huck-supported graduate degree programs transition to new leadership
David Koslicki and Greg Shearer have stepped into the leadership roles for the Huck's Bioinformatics and Genomics (BG) and Physiology graduate programs.
Aug 29, 2023
Penn State again named among nation's most LGBTQ-friendly universities
Penn State has once again earned a spot on Campus Pride’s “Best of the Best” LGBTQ-friendly College and Universities list, achieving an overall 5 out of 5 stars in the Campus Pride Index for 2023. Institutions are evaluated on eight LGBTQ-friendly factors, including housing, campus safety, academics, student life, and recruitment and retention efforts.
Jul 26, 2023
HGSAC looks to raise the bar with election of new co-chairs
HGSAC students elected Avery Sicher and Jessica Walnut to serve as the graduate co-advisors to the Huck Institutes for the upcoming 2023-24 academic year.
Jul 11, 2023
Animal scientist receives USDA grant to study reproductive dysfunction in cattle
A Penn State animal scientist has received a $650,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to lead a team conducting research on reproductive dysfunction in cattle.
Dec 06, 2022
Prunes may help prevent bone loss and preserve bone strength
In the United States, about 10 million adults over the age of 50 have osteoporosis, with women four times more likely than men to experience the condition, according to prior research.