Criminal justice major Rachel Kosaka took home top prize in the undergraduate student poster competition at the Pennsylvania Sociological Society’s annual meeting held Nov. 4-5.
Penn State undergraduates from all academic fields and campuses can apply for an Erickson Discovery Grant to fund student-initiated projects during summer 2023.
Jazzmine McCauley recently published an article in “International Journal for Students as Partners,” an interdisciplinary journal devoted to scholarly research on students, faculty, and staff working in partnership to enhance learning and teaching in higher education.
Scientists have long debated the origins of teeth. Did they evolve from body scales that migrated into the mouths of ancient vertebrates and became adapted for eating — an idea known as the "outside-in" hypothesis? Or did they evolve independent of scales, originating deep within the oral cavity and ultimately mounting onto the jaws — known as the "inside-out" hypothesis? A new study by scientists at Penn State provides evidence for the "outside-in" hypothesis.
Penn State senior Ellie Kim has received a 2022 Astronaut Scholarship, which provides $15,000 toward education for careers in engineering, math or natural or applied sciences research. Kim, of State College, Pennsylvania, is a Schreyer Scholar majoring in general music (piano) and biochemistry and molecular biology.
Devon Guyer's love for his hometown of Philadelphia, coupled with his exposure to a landscape architecture firm that focuses on representational landscapes and community-engaged design, inspired him to further explore the effect designers can have on a community by the decisions they make in the design process.
Payton Perry, a senior majoring in criminal justice at Penn State Altoona, co-authored an article, “First Responders’ Views of Naloxone: Does Stigma Matter?”, which appeared in a medical journal covering substance-abuse issues.
The Penn State Equine Research Team in the College of Agricultural Sciences recently traveled to upstate New York to present research at Cornell University while also gaining knowledge about the New York horse industry.
Penn State students and alumni will travel to all corners of the globe for the 2022–23 school year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Chemistry major Matthew Herne began his Penn State tenure at Scranton, which provided a solid foundation before he transferred to Penn State University Park. Now, he now conducts RNA research in the Bevilacqua lab.