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Ag Sciences student finds research, extracurricular opportunities abound

Alyssa Curry, a junior majoring in environmental resource management, with minors in environmental engineering and entomology, is gaining various experiences at Penn State, including research and study abroad opportunities.

Sponsored by Johns Hopkins Medicine, Penn State biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering students partnered to analyze

Student research sheds new light on inner ear disease

The function and purpose of the Bast valve, a thin membrane within the inner ear, has largely been a mystery to medical professionals since it was discovered more than 100 years ago. However, research conducted by a team of undergraduate students in the Penn State College of Engineering may be the catalyst to understanding the valve and ultimately treating a debilitating inner ear disease.

Adult learner explores relationship between student video chat use, loneliness

Human development and family studies major Erika Wheeler used the experiences of Spring 2020's remote learning environment to pursue an ambitious research project on a unique aspect of this new setting — and it earned her a first place prize and a Library Literacy Award at the campus' Undergraduate Research Web Showcase this spring.

University Libraries Research Awards honor 100 students from 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries presented its fourth annual Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy honors to 100 students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses. Awards recognized 96 current undergraduate students and recent graduates, four graduate students, plus two additional College of Medicine students and two collaborating faculty members participating in campus-wide virtual research exhibition events.

Award winners announced for 2021 Undergraduate Exhibition

Students and faculty judges worked together to make the 2021 Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity another successful virtual event. More than 190 students across many academic fields University-wide presented their work.

Virtual Undergraduate Exhibition showcases undergraduate ingenuity

The 2021 Undergraduate Exhibition, held online between April 14 and 16, showcased the ingenuity of more than 190 Penn State undergraduates from across the commonwealth, who shared their research, creative activity or engagement experience with the Penn State community.

Winners of campus Undergraduate Research Symposium announced

Penn State Hazleton announced the winners of its annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held virtually April 5-9. Three students earned top honors.

Fayette physical therapy student presents research at national conference

Allison Robinson, a student in the two-year Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, presented undergraduate research under the supervision of Stacy Sekely, associate teaching professor of PTA.

Three Penn State juniors named Goldwater Scholars

Three Penn State juniors have been named Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Foundation, which recognizes undergraduate students in the fields of natural science, engineering and mathematics who are interested in a career in research.

Part of Penn State Schuylkill's ECA-USC 2021 team. From left: Sophia Bates, Courtney Weikel, Adam Moyer, Dominique Hughes, Sunni

Schuylkill students present original research at communication conference

Eleven Penn State Schuylkill honors students presented 14 original research projects at the recent Eastern Communication Association’s spring 2021 Undergraduate Scholars Conference.