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2016-2017 Officers inducted:
PENC President -
Nathan Epling, PE
PENC President-Elect - Paul Shivers, PE
PENC Secretary - Vacant
PENC Treasurer - Tom Bach, PE
PENC Past-President - Susan Habina Woolard, PE

At-large directors are:
Sarah Spagnola, PE
Greg Welsh, PE
Rob Downs, PE

What's good for crops not always good for the environment

Corn fields in Iowa: Site of NSF's Intensively Managed Landscapes Critical Zone Observatory (CZO).

What's good for crops is not always good for the environment. Nitrogen, a key nutrient for plants, can cause problems when it leaches into water s...

Community College Innovation Challenge

Community College Innovation Challenge Many real world problems can be solved with STEM-based solutions. NSF invites teams of community college students to identify key problems and propose innovative solutions in this national contest.

Putting the sloth in sloths: Arboreal lifestyle drives slow pace

The diets of two-toed and three-toed arboreal sloths consist mostly of tree leaves.

Although most of the terrestrial world is covered in trees, few vertebrates make the canopy their home -- and even fewer subsist solely on a die...

Tech uses sound waves to find clogged sewer pipes

Two men and equipment at a sewer opening

With more than 800,000 miles of sewer pipes in the United States, wastewater utilities tasked with keeping those pipes clear have their work cut out for them. Now, a sma...

GOES-3 satellite decommissioned after linking Antarctica to the world for more than 20 years

The University of Miami's 20-meter antenna

The National Science Foundation (NSF) late last month decommissioned a 38-year-old communications satellite that for 21 years had helped to link NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station w...

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August 31, 2016
PENC Wilmington Seminars

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