Faculty Expertise

Can We Agree to Disagree?

In their new book, Penn State sociologists John Iceland and Eric Silver lay out the competing moral worldviews they see at the root of our polarization, and suggest ways to bridge the gap.
Robyn Rydzy '95 Com

Love of the Game

Education professor Scott Metzger’s fascination with Dungeons & Dragons began in elementary school and has never waned.
Savita Iyer

The Case For Equal Access

Dedicated to “restoring and empowering incarcerated individuals through education and meaningful engagement in civic life,” Penn State’s Restorative Justice Initiative is working to change the conversation around who deserves access to a college education.
Savita Iyer

‘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