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Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology, at an archeological dig in Jordan

Archaeologist to discuss findings from excavation in Jordan

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.
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

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.
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers to develop applications for flexible electronics

Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

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.

A dark side of communication: Solitary confinement

Vicaro argue​s​ 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.
Yidi Li presents a poster at APA on research with Elizabeth Mazur

Professor and student publish article

Elizabeth Mazur, psychology professor at Penn State Greater Allegheny, and Yidi Li, former Penn State undergraduate, published the results of their research in the April 2016 issue of Psychology of Popular Media Culture, a journal of the American Psychological Association that is dedicated to publishing empirical research on how popular culture and media influence behavior.
Korpo / AARK #2520, Finland by Lori Hepner

Artist awarded foundation grant

Lori Hepner's work on transforming Arctic landscape photographs will be supported by a grant from the Pittsburgh and Heinz Foundations.
Old Main-spring

Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.

Book Discussion on Hoover's War on Gays

Dr. Douglas Charles discusses his book, Hoover's War on Gays.

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