Margaret L. Signorella, professor of psychology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny, has been named a distinguished professor by Penn State. She is the first Greater Allegheny campus faculty member to be named a distinguished professor.
Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and 27. Curriculum, course content, credit exemptions, application requirements, financial aid resources, and GMAT preparation will be discussed at information sessions at the Regional Learning Alliance (RLA), located at 850 Cranberry Woods Drive in Cranberry Township.
Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend, will speak on Sept. 26 at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Bedal will discuss her work at Petra in Jordan, as part of Teaching International's focus on the Mediterranean in 2016-17.
Vicaro argues that the development and proliferation of “supermax” prison cells used to induce long-term solitary confinement allow practitioners to produce conditions tantamount to torture while typically evading the legal and moral prohibitions associated with that term.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.
Enrique Gomez, Ralph Colby and Scott Milner are working to design the molecular structures of conducting polymers for applications in flexible electronics. The work is focused on predicting fundamental polymeric properties, such as the stiffness of the polymer chain and other physical and chemical properties.