Student Stories: Baywatch -- Environmental major immersed in Chesapeake class
April 8, 2015
Katie Speicher recently found herself spending a sunny weekend on the Chesapeake Bay -- but it wasn’t for a vacation. Instead, the trip was just one of the many highlights she experienced while taking an environmental resources management class.
Student Stories: Environmental major focuses on renewable energy in Costa Rica
February 4, 2015
In recent years, searching for renewable energy resources has become something of a treasure hunt. A group of Penn State students spent their spring break in Costa Rica learning about one of those “treasures” -- cow manure.
The Phosphorus Paradox
January 7, 2015
This is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.