November 2015

Penn State professor discusses importance of solar energy: Brownson says ‘solar services will predominate’ in the long run

“The Big Solar Energy Transition: Future for Our Communities,” a discussion held by Penn State University’s Dr. Jeffrey Brownson, addressed solar energy and its potential impact on future energy production Thursday.
The talk, held in Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Weyandt Hall, was sponsored by IUP Focus the Nation, the Environmentally Conscious Organization and sustainability studies.jeffery-brownson

Penn State students travel underground to study coal

A group of Penn State engineering students got a chance Saturday to put on hard hats, climb into a bucket attached to a winch and take a ride more than 500 feet underground in Tremont Township.