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Submissions now open for 2024 annual Materials Visualization Competition

The 16th annual Materials Visualization Competition, an annual scientific and artistic visual competition, is now accepting submissions. Deadline for submissions is March 18.


Summer Translational Cardiovascular Science Institute now accepting applications

The Penn State Summer Translational Cardiovascular Science Institute program is accepting applications from now until March 1. The program is open to any undergraduate student with a demonstrated interest in cardiovascular science. 


Six Penn Staters earn Gilman Scholarships to study abroad

Six Penn Staters have earned scholarships from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program, which provides up to $5,000 for undergraduate students to study abroad.


Penn State alumnus Qifeng Liu named Schwarzman Scholar

Qifeng Liu, a Schreyer Scholar who graduated from Penn State in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, which provides one year of study at Tsinghua University in Beijing. 


Penn State York team presented work on needs for fathers at national conference

Penn State York students and faculty member shared their research findings at the National Council on Family Relations Conference in Orlando, Florida.


Hands-on experience: Undergraduate at the forefront of ‘cutting-edge innovation’

As a student who discovered her love for science in an unconventional way — by failing a high school chemistry exam — Julia Chen has taken advantage of undergraduate research opportunities at Penn State, through which she explored numerous hands-on learning experiences in a variety of scientific disciplines. Most recently, she became involved with glass research and was tasked with leading experiments to test the limits of a new material that is at the cutting edge of innovation. 


Schuylkill Undergraduate Research Symposium features over 20 presentations

Penn State Schuylkill students presented original research at the campus' fall 2023 Undergraduate Research Symposium on Nov. 29. Twenty students from a variety of disciplines presented topics that ranged from synthesis of chemical compounds to the use of artificial intelligence in a 3D environment, and examination of important cultural and societal issues.


Engineering Learning Factory to host fall showcase in person and virtually

The Penn State Learning Factory will host its end-of-semester showcase for engineering students to present their capstone design projects with both in-person and virtual formats. The in-person showcase will take place 1-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Bryce Jordan Center. The virtual showcase will take place Dec. 5-15.


Penn State senior Vancie Peacock was named a Marshall Scholarship finalist.

Penn State senior selected as Marshall Scholarship finalist

Penn State senior Vancie Peacock recently was selected as finalist for a 2024 Marshall Scholarship. Peacock, of Memphis, Tennessee, is a biological engineering major in the College of Agricultural Sciences and a Schreyer Scholar. 


Two Penn Staters named finalists for Rhodes Scholarship

Two Penn Staters were named finalists for the Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most sought-after international scholarships in the world.