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Flood Resiliency Panel

Flood Resiliency Panel

On Monday, September 24, the Hamer Center for Community Design, with the Penn State Institutes for Energy and the Environment, facilitated a panel about flooding and flood resilience in Pennsylvania at the Stuckeman Family Building Jury Space. The public event brought together academics, industry professionals, policy-makers, and community members to discuss what local municipalities are […]

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2018 Race to Zero Project

Solar Decathlon Open House Sept 4th!

The Penn State Solar Decathlon team – formerly the Race to Zero team prior to the merging of the two competitions – is kicking off their 2018-2019 year! They will be holding an open house in the jury space of Stuckeman Building at 6 pm on Tuesday, September 4th. Current and former team managers will […]


Presentation for the Sustainability Workshop

HCCD Hosts Sustainability Workshop

Last week, the Hamer Center for Community Design hosted a group of faculty from Penn state campuses around the commonwealth to learn how to better implement sustainability education and community engagement into their classes. Peter Buckland, academic programs manager from the Sustainability Institute, put together the two-day workshop for faculty to “develop a common language […]


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“Bad Water Rising”: Species in Pennsylvania affected by climate change. Artist and researcher: Lacey Goldberg

“Bad Water Rising” is a hydrophobic medium art installation in downtown State College that focuses on local Pennsylvania species that are likely to be affected by climate change and water quality concerns. The art is invisible until it is revealed by the rain, which symbolizes this change. This work is a collaboration between the Hamer […]



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