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Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals — Goal 5: Gender Equality

The fifth UN SDG is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. This goal is imperative in the progress toward many of the other SDGs and lays the foundation for a healthy, sustainable, and thriving society. We recently talked to Rebecca Geiger, assistant director of the Penn State Gender Equity Center, to better understand this topic and how we all might be able to play a part in achieving this goal.

City Semester students highlight summer experience with final video projects

Eleven Penn State students across 6 colleges and 8 majors spent the summer in Pittsburgh, exploring the city and the state of urban sustainability as part of the City Semester program. They were each placed with a community partner for an internship and then came together as a cohort each week for an urban sustainability course taught at the Center.