Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

  1. PA – Hawken and Enos, How To Change The World

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    December 6, 2019 by Dr. G

    A colleague on campus forwarded me an announcement that the founder of Project Drawdown, Paul Hawken, was going to be …
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  2. SciQuilt – Episode Zero

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    September 8, 2019 by Dr. G

    It seems as if my latest quilt should have been the very first one I created for my collection of …
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  3. PA – Scott Kelly, Franklin Institute Speaker Series

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    November 18, 2018 by Dr. G

    On the evening of November 7, 2018, I was fortunate to have the opportunity to attend The Franklin Institute Speaker …
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  4. PA – 2018 AASHE Conference

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    October 5, 2018 by Dr. G

    I’m co-chair of the Sustainovation Team on campus, a group of faculty and staff that work towards campus/community collaborations that …
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  5. PA – Sustainability tour of Lincoln Financial Field

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    September 17, 2018 by Dr. G

    On Saturday, September 15, I had the amazing opportunity to journey with a group from Penn State Brandywine and Amy …
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  6. PA – 2nd Annual Energy Harvesting Society Meeting

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    September 8, 2018 by Dr. G

    I had the great opportunity to attend the annual meeting of the Energy Harvesting Society, hosted by Penn State at …
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  7. PA – PECO Green Roof Tour

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    June 23, 2018 by Dr. G

    On June 20, I had the opportunity to go on a tour of the PECO Energy Company‘s green roof on …
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  8. PA – 2018 Philadelphia Rally For Science

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    April 15, 2018 by Dr. G

    I was honored to be asked to serve as one of the speakers for the Philadelphia Science Action (PSA)’s Rally …
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  9. AZ & DC – Grant review and Meeting with NOAA

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    March 15, 2018 by Dr. G

    There have been a few activities for me in these early months of 2018. After the ePortfolio forum at AAC&U …
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  10. PA, DC – NEGSA and AGU Meetings

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    May 29, 2017 by Dr. G

    Overall, 2017 is going to be a slow year for conference travel. With administrative responsibilities increasing for me on campus, …
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  11. PA – 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show

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    March 8, 2016 by Dr. G

    This is a very important week for those with a passion for horticulture. The city of Philadelphia becomes the “city …
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  12. PA – Pennsylvania Communication Association 76th Annual Convention

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    October 23, 2015 by Dr. G

    I haven’t been able to get some of my short trips up on this blog – since I’ve started blogging …
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  13. PA – 2015 TLT Symposium

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    March 21, 2015 by Dr. G

    I haven’t been traveling for a few months – which has been fine with me, especially in this miserable winter …
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  14. PA – End of the Sabbatical

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    July 26, 2014 by Dr. G

    From July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014, I was on sabbatical from teaching at Penn State Brandywine (students, you …
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  15. PA – Sensing Change at the Chemical Heritage Foundation

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    April 29, 2014 by Dr. G

    A few days ago, I went in to panic mode, realizing that I only had a few more days to …
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  16. PA – HighWaterLine: A Walking Art Experience at the Philadelphia Science Festival

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    April 27, 2014 by Dr. G

    The Philadelphia Science Festival has begun and is off to a great start!  When looking over the numerous events taking …
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  17. PA – Tiktaalik roseae on display

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    April 23, 2014 by Dr. G

    It is funny how some topics that I teach come back around in new and exciting ways… take, for example, …
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  18. PA – TEDxPhiladelphia 2014

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    March 30, 2014 by Dr. G

    I purchased the ticket back in December, and finally, the day arrived!  I had attended TEDxPhilly back in 2011, TEDxPhiladelphiaEd …
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  19. PA – March Philly SciTweetup

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    March 30, 2014 by Dr. G

    Reminder: The next #PhillySciTweetup will be 3/27, 5:30 pm at Landmark Americana at 34th & Market. If you dig science …
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  20. PA – 2014 NEGSA Section Meeting, Sunday AM

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    March 23, 2014 by Dr. G

    “If you worry about getting through the entire textbook, then you are forgetting why you are there [in the classroom].”  …
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  21. PA – 2014 TLT Symposium, Saturday PM

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    March 23, 2014 by Dr. G

    The afternoon of the 2014 TLT Symposium had two Concurrent Sessions and a final afternoon keynote.  The first afternoon session …
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  22. PA – 2014 TLT Symposium, Saturday AM

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    March 23, 2014 by Dr. G

    Each year, Penn State University hosts a university-wide conference called the TLT Symposium (that stands for Teaching and Learning with …
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  23. PA – Dan Kahan, Chestnut trees, and Robbie Melton

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    March 22, 2014 by Dr. G

    I have been at the Penn State – University Park campus for the past several days, engaging in work related …
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  24. PA – Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association 2013 conference

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    December 7, 2013 by Dr. G

    On December 5th and 6th, the Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association held its annual conference in State College, PA, with the …
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  25. PA – Covering Complex Science, by Joe Palca (NPR)

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    November 22, 2013 by Dr. G

    Last night, I attended the Ullyot Public Affairs Lecture at the Chemical Heritage Foundation.  I’ve known about the CHF and …
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  26. PA – PATACF meeting at Tyler Arboretum

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    November 4, 2013 by Dr. G

    Sometimes, I am lucky enough where a conference takes place right in my backyard – literally!  I was recently asked …
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  27. PA – 2nd Annual PAESTA Conference

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    October 6, 2013 by Dr. G

    On Friday and Saturday, October 4-5, the Penn State Brandywine campus was the host to the 2nd Annual PAESTA Conference.  …
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  28. PA – Park(ing) Day Philadelphia

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    September 20, 2013 by Dr. G

    Park(ing) Day seeks to reclaim parking spots and transform them into engaging, people-friendly parking spaces for one day a year. …
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  29. PA – ESSP Workshops at Penn State Brandywine

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    August 2, 2013 by Dr. G

    The past two weeks have been a whirlwind of activity on the research front for me!  We just completed two …
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  30. PA – Science Fair Judge at Meredith School

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    June 17, 2013 by Dr. G

    Today, I did a volunteer activity that is a common one in which science faculty participate – serving as a …
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  31. PA – ESSP Work in June 2013, State College

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    June 7, 2013 by Dr. G

    Since I was already in north-central Pennsylvania for the NAGT-ES conference, I decided to head down to State College for …
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  32. PA – NAGTES Meeting, wrap-up

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    June 2, 2013 by Dr. G

    Reflection is not just something I have my students do after hearing guest speakers or completing major projects. It is …
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  33. PA – NAGTES Meeting, Day 3

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    June 1, 2013 by Dr. G

    Today was the third and final full day of the NAGT-Eastern Section Conference. Today’s fieldtrip was to the Grand Canyon …
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  34. PA – NAGTES Meeting, Day 2

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    May 31, 2013 by Dr. G

    Day 2 of the NAGT-Eastern Section conference was dedicated entirely to a Marcellus Shale Field Trip.  Despite knowing that temperatures …
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  35. PA – NAGTES Meeting, Day 1

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    May 30, 2013 by Dr. G

    This is a very hard post to write.  I don’t think I’ve ever had a negative entry on my blog.  …
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  36. PA – NAGTES Meeting, pre-trip

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    May 30, 2013 by Dr. G

    It seems like I just finished unpacking and doing my laundry from my Iceland trip – and now, I’m off …
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  37. PA – Mid-Atlantic Fair Trade Student Leadership Training

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    April 6, 2013 by Dr. G

    I did not have to travel very far for this one – just across the hall from my office!  In …
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  38. PA – 2013 TLT Symposium

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    March 16, 2013 by Dr. G

    The day finally arrived!  The 2013 Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) Symposium was held at the Penn State University …
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  39. PA – pre-TLT Symposium, part 2

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    March 15, 2013 by Dr. G

    I often tell my students that a trip to State College is filled with meeting after meeting after meeting, resulting …
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  40. PA – pre-TLT Symposium

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    March 14, 2013 by Dr. G

    I’ve arrived in State College today, getting ready for a series of grant meetings, activities with the Department of Geosciences, …
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  41. PA – ESSP Work, State College

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    February 4, 2013 by Dr. G

    This is my first trip of many that I will be making to the Penn State University Park (UP) campus …
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  42. PA – NSF Grant Advisory Board Meeting, State College

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    September 27, 2012 by Dr. G

    For two days, I was in State College for multiple purposes, but the primary reason for the trip was to …
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  43. PA – 2012 ESSP Plate Tectonics Workshop

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    July 29, 2012 by Dr. G

    This week is the Plate Tectonics workshop for a grant that I am a co-principal investigator on.  The workshop is …
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