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Poster session highlights latest evolution in GE-funded natural gas initiative
A group of GE executives from around the country converged on campus recently to meet with representatives from the Smeal College of Business and three other Penn State colleges as part of the continuing evolution of the Center for Collaborative Research on Intelligent Natural Gas Supply Systems (CCRINGSS).
Located in News Archive / 2015
How “Greenness” is Evaluated in the Housing Market
Although there are obvious benefits associated with constructing more environmentally friendly buildings, an ongoing study from the Penn State Smeal College of Business asks whether or not “greenness” is priced in the market, and if so, how that price is determined. Findings show the effect that green labeling has on price differentials in Tokyo’s housing market, and what the possible implications are for green real estate elsewhere.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Companies Contribute $50,000 to Support Sustainability Teaching Tools

Seven companies that are represented on the Sustainability Advisory Board at the Penn State Smeal College of Business have contributed $50,000 to support the development of teaching tools on business-related sustainability topics.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Highlights from the Past Six Years at Smeal
Life at the Smeal College of Business has evolved in countless ways since 2006. This timeline captures just some of the milestones and events from the past six years.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Penn State Recognized as National Leader in Green Power Use
Penn State is ranked fourth in the nation among colleges and universities for the amount of green power it uses, according to a report from the Environmental Protection Agency. The University is ranked 49th among all organizations participating in the Green Power Partnership, including Fortune 500 companies, federal government agencies, and local and state governments.
Located in News Archive / 2011
Video: Remanufactured Products Maximize Profits
Smeal’s Dan Guide says remanufacturing extends a product’s life cycle and could potentially help managers maximize profits. However, managers may fear that remanufacturing cannibalizes new product sales. Guide says proper understanding of pricing strategies, competition, and customers who value functionality enables firms to reach new customers.
Located in News Archive / 2010
College Guide Highlights Smeal MBA Program's Social, Environmental Components
A new guide to MBA programs focusing on the social responsibility and sustainability aspects of the graduate programs features a profile of the Smeal College of Business MBA Program and its efforts in these areas.
Located in News Archive / 2010
Two Smeal MBA Students Find $13.3 Million in Energy Savings During Summer Fellowships
Ryan Mallett and Rama Murugan, second-year MBA students at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, spent their summers as Environmental Defense Fund Climate Corps fellows and identified more than $13.3 million in energy savings for their host companies.
Located in News Archive / 2010
Tied to the Land
Terry Harrison has a passion for the good stewardship of natural resources, which stems from his love of the outdoors and an early job as a logger and forester. He shares how this passion shines through in his teaching, research, course projects, and daily life.
Located in News Archive / 2010
Nestlé Waters Former CEO and Chairman, Sustainability Advocate Kim Jeffery to Speak at Smeal Leadership Lecture Series
Former CEO and chairman of Nestlé Waters North America Inc. Kim Jeffery will share his perspectives on business, leadership, and sustainability with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, April 4, as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.
Located in News Archive / 2014