Current Issue: December 2014
- At Home in the Genome
- 01 December 2014 — While the view out of Frank Pugh’s lab office in North Frear hasn’t changed much in the last twenty-three years, the activity inside has made dramatic leaps and bounds. Pugh, now a professor in biochemistry and molecular biology, came to Penn State in 1991 with a fascination for basic research that explored the idea of control systems in the human body.
- Life Evolves Back: Studying the Evolution of Drug-Resistant Disease
- 01 December 2014 — In the 1960s, the medical establishment declared the war on infectious disease was won. Today, Andrew Read, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) at Penn State and a recently appointed Evan Pugh Professor, says not only is the war not won, but that our enemy has evolved resistance to our weaponry and is threatening a serious comeback.
- The Future is Now: The College's Vision 2014-2019
- 01 December 2014 — Every five years, the University and each of its colleges set new strategic directions and goals for their education programs, research, and other initiatives. This year, the Eberly College of Science created its new strategic plan for 2014-19 titled “The Future is Now.”’
- Dean Larson: Embarking on a New Adventure
- 01 December 2014 — As dean of the Eberly College of Science for the last 16 years, Daniel Larson has worked diligently to achieve ambitious goals for the college and to instill vision and direction for its continued growth and success. A strong, compassionate leader and pioneering scientist, Larson has been a champion for science education and research, and has brought together faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the college in strategic efforts to strengthen the college and expand its international reputation.