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Glenn Sterner

Penn State researchers hope website humanizes, helps others affected by opioids

“Share Your Opioid Story” is an initiative designed to raise public awareness of the impact of the opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania and empower Pennsylvanians affected by the epidemic to talk openly about the effects of opioid addiction. Stories of individuals, family members and friends affected by the epidemic can be found — and shared — online at shareyouropioidstory.com.
Philadelphia Water Challenge

Water Challenge aims to prevent contamination in Philadelphia rivers, streams

Penn State Abington and the Philadelphia Water Department are tapping teams from colleges and universities for solutions to protect streams and rivers from contamination.
HemoGo

Student entrepreneurs compete for $30,000 in funding on 'The Investment'

Sherveen Karbasiafshar is a biology student at Penn State. He, along with five other undergraduates, created HemoGO — a smartphone application designed to assist people who want to check their complete blood count on the go. HemoGO is one of six Penn State student startups working with the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program to compete for a pool of $30,000 in the annual Inc.U competition show “The Investment,” airing at 8 p.m. May 24 on WPSU.
Abington education majors Buddy Bench

Buddy Bench

Penn State Abington students majoring in Elementary and Early Childhood Education raised the money to purchase a Buddy Bench at Overlook Elementary School in Abington Township.

Abington education majors Buddy Bench

Buddy Bench

The Nittany Lion joins the children at Overlook Elementary School while Penn State Abington students read stories about respect for others.

IncU Competitors at the Invent Penn State Venture and IP Conference

Invent Penn State's Venture & IP Conference showcases disruptive innovations

The 2018 Invent Penn State’s Venture & IP Conference, held April 19-20 at the Penn State Hotel and Conference Center, attracted more than 600 participants, including 80 startup companies and more than 40 venture capitalists and industry advisers — all working together to drive innovation, foster collaboration and enable startup companies to take their businesses to the next level.
Abington engineering major

Student-built robot fends off flooding and erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn't fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials rely on Stormbot, built by students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree.
Abington engineering major

Stormbot

Horsham Township Public Works Director Dennis Haggerty and an employee watch the Stormbot's progress on the custom console.

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