This past week one of our COIL Fischer speakers (July of 2014), Edward Mansouri visited Penn State to gift another WeatherSTEM unit to the University. This STEM education project serves as a prime example of innovation in online education. Ed’s drive and passion serves as inspiration to improve our youth education by stimulating the natural curiosity of science and information… Read more »

These past few weeks I have had the pleasure and honor of experiencing a wide variety of engagements in and around innovation, transformative thinking, and new partnerships toward the future of higher education. On November 2, along with my colleague Jon Nese of Penn State’s meteorology department and Weather World fame, we hosted a summit of educators, agricultural and… Read more »

PSU Alumnus Edward Mansouri shares perspectives and philosophies formed while parlaying his lifelong passion for weather and computers into multiple business initiatives. Mansouri’s educational software has served over 3 million students and his latest project, WeatherSTEM, is a science education platform fueled by his passion for Meteorology that began at the age of 6-years-old.

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Two weeks ago, Ed Mansouri (PSU ’95) installed his company’s WeatherSTEM system atop the administrative building at the Penn State Arboretum. Ed and his team were welcomed by Dr. Eric Barron, Dr. Kim Steiner, and Dean William E. Easterling. Ed’s donation of a WetherSTEM system will allow local educators, grade school, high school, and university alike to access and analyze… Read more »

This Wednesday, October 22, PSU Alum, innovator and educator Ed Mansouri will be installing a WeatherSTEM unit at the Penn State Arboretum at the University Park campus. Ed even went as far to have the unit decked out in PSU colors! Dr. Barron dedicates the unit at 2:00 pm. Ed’s reconnected with PSU this summer as a COIL… Read more »