Faculty Expertise

‘We Know A Lot More Now’

Nearly two years after the emergence of a pandemic that disrupted life on Earth, Andrew Read, director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences, reflects on what scientists have learned from COVID-19, what the world can expect going forward, and what we should not repeat.
Savita Iyer

A View to a Cure

Backed by a world-class facility, researcher Deb Kelly is making strides toward a breakthrough in the fight against breast cancer.
Mark Roth

The Change Makers

Established in response to the darkest chapter in university history, Penn State’s Child Maltreatment Solutions Network has become a national leader in research designed to influence public policy that better protects vulnerable children from abuse.
Savita Iyer

Feet on the Ground, Eyes on the Stars

It was supposed to be a who’s who gathering of star-gazing researchers, but like so much else last summer, the first Penn State Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence symposium scheduled last July at University Park was postponed due to the pandemic.
Amanda Loudin

Many Shades of Freedom

In a new book timed with the centennial of the 19th Amendment, historian Cathleen Cahill highlights the overlooked women of color who battled a “double burden” in their fight for the vote.
Ryan Jones '95 Com