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Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow amongst trees.

Beaver biology professor to study local plant with funding from Duquesne Light

Beaver Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson has received more than $15,000 from Duquesne Light to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant that's considered endangered in some parts of Pennsylvania.
Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow amongst trees.

Fernleaf bleeding heart study

Beaver Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson has received more than $15,000 to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant that's growing in unusually large patches in the woods behind campus.

Closeup of fernleaf bleeding heart, with fringed leaves and drooping blossoms.

Fernleaf bleeding heart on Beaver campus close

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson received more than $15,000 from Duquesne to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant considered endangered in parts of Pennsylvania.

Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grown in the woods.

Fernleaf bleeding heart on Beaver campus wide

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson received more than $15,000 from Duquesne Light to study Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, which is growing in the woods behind the Beaver campus.

Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow in the woods.

Biology professor receives money from Duquesne Light to study local plant

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson has received more than $15,000 to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant that's considered endangered in some parts of Pennsylvania.
Chancellor Ralph Ford and HERO BX founder Pat Black stand in a new research lab at Penn State Behrend

Ralph Ford and Pat Black in HERO BX research lab

Penn State Behrend Chancellor Ralph Ford, left, joins HERO BX Founder and CEO Samuel P. "Pat" Black III in the HERO BX research lab at Penn State Behrend's Knowledge Park. The facility opened May 2.

Screenshot of Amazon Echo.

Kumar voice-enabled classroom assistant

Beaver Information Sciences and Technology Instructor Ashu Kumar is developing a voice-enabled classroom assistant that can, among other things, take attendance and award participation points.

Richard Lomotey points to a computer as Evan McStay looks on.

Lomotey and McStay

Beaver IST student Evan McStay, seated, received a Penn State Student Engagement Network Grant to work with Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey on a mobile app for farmers.

Beaver Professor Richard Lomotey and IST student Joe Pry confer in a computer lab.

Pry and Lomotey

Beaver Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey, left, and IST student Joe Pry collaborated on a paper about encryption algorithms, which they were invited to present at the IEEE BigData Congress in San Francisco.

Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.