Building a top research enterprise: Rising to challenge


A Penn State researcher working in a lab.

Penn State’s research expenditures exceeded the $1 billion mark in fiscal year 2019-20.Image: Patrick Mansell

As the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to make headlines around the globe, Penn State Senior Vice President for Research Lora Weiss reflects on how the entire research enterprise has risen to the challenge to meet society’s greatest needs.

“Thanks to the hard-working faculty, students and staff across our commonwealth, we recorded a record high $1.01 billion in research expenditures this past fiscal year,” Weiss wrote in a guest post on President Eric Barron’s Digging Deeper blog.

The full post can be read on the Digging Deeper site at: https://diggingdeeper.psu.edu/2020/09/building-a-top-research-enterprise-rising-to-the-challenge/.

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