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The Sepia Rainbow: The Fascinating Story of Human Skin

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT

This Diversity Webinar will feature Dr. Nina Jablonski, Even Pugh University Professor of Anthropology, College of Liberal Arts, Penn State University. Dr. Nina Jablonski has spent two decades exploring the evolution of human skin and skin color. Her curiosity has carried her...

Hope is Not a Strategy, a Case Study On Penn State Extension’s Engagement to Restore State Funding

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mary Wirth

In the FY 2015/16 Pennsylvania state budget process, the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences was caught up in a political state budget stalemate and faced the elimination of their entire state appropriation. The college and its stakeholders engaged in a ...

Hoard's Dairyman Webinar: The new world of genetics

Monday, August 11, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Mike Hutjens

presented by Chad Dechow, Penn State University “The new world of genetics” will be presented by Chad Dechow, Penn State University, at noon (Central time) on Monday, August 11. The genomic revolution and renewed focus on crossbreeding have sparked greater interest in...

Wood and Biomass Pellets for Regional and Global Energy

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by David DeVallance

Presenter: David DeVallance, University of West Virginia Wood pellets have been a growing component of the bioenergy industry in the Northeast United States, and continue to expand as local and international markets develop. Join Dr. Devallance as he discusses the process...

Renewable Energy from Woody Biomass and Shrub Willow

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Mike Buckley and Sara Boggess – ReEnergy Holdings; Tim Volk – SUNY ESF; Robert McDonough – Celtic Energy Farm Sustainable sources of woody biomass are being used by ReEnergy Holdings to generate renewable power and heat in northern NY. A portion of the wood...

Is Ethanol Ruining my Engine?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Andre Boehman, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Join Dr. Boehman as he discusses recent research on the effects of ethanol and ethanol blends on engine life. He is a world leader in automotive engineering, and has worked extensively...

Health Impacts of Wood Combustion: State of the Science and Policy Opportunities; NEWBio Webinar

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenters: Polly Hoppin, ScD, Research Professor and Program Director Molly Jacobs, MPH, Senior Research Associate and Project Manager School of Health and Environment; Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts, Lowell This webinar will review...

Royalty Calculations for Natural Gas from Shale

Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Jim Ladlee

Presented by Jim Ladlee, associate director, Penn State Marcellus Center for Outreach and Research. More information is available at Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team site.

The Future of Residential Wood Heating: Growth or Collapse?

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Jacobson

Presenter: John Ackerly , President, Alliance for Green Heat This webinar will look at future wood heat technologies and policies and assess whether engineers are a match for regulators in the US. Upcoming EPA regulations may be so strict that they may undermine the wood...

Shale Energy Development's Effect on the Posting, Bonding and Maintenance of Roads in Rural Pennsylvania

Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presented by Mark Gaines, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Bureau of Maintenance, Operations and Roadway Management, and Tim Ziegler, Penn State Larson Transportation Institute, Center for Dirt and Gravel Road Studies.More information is available at Penn State...

Information on Potential Loyalsock State Forest Natural Gas Development

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials will participate in a free, web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension on Marcellus Shale issues in the Loyalsock State Forest, Lycoming County, PA. More information is available on the Penn State Extension...

Look at Natural Gas Reservoirs in the Utica Shale

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 2:30 pm EDT

Reservoirs of natural gas in the Utica shale formation will be the focus of a free, Web-based seminar offered by Penn State Extension as part of a monthly series of one-hour webinars. More information is available at Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team site.

ITChatter: Mobile Device Security

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Vince Verbeke

Penn State's Ag IT team hosts lunch conversations about different technologies and their uses, called the ITChatter series. This month's session will be looking at Mobile Device Security. Are our smartphones too 'smart'? Vince Verbeke, Support Specialist with the college will...