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Penn State senior Olivia Krum earns national Udall Scholarship

Penn State rising senior Olivia Krum has earned a Udall Scholarship, which rewards college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service and commitment to Native American issues or the environment. 


Landscape architecture student receives SEN grant for urban planning research

Alyssa Humarang, a fourth-year landscape architecture student in the Stuckeman School, has been awarded a grant through the Student Engagement Network to advance her research on the urban planning of European streetscapes, with a focus on walkable urbanism and spatial planning, this summer.


Penn State Wilkes-Barre student, faculty present at national conference

A student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre had the opportunity to present research along with several faculty members at a national conference in March.


Lizards made earning a biology degree more fun for Penn State York student

For Nicholas Nase, lizards made earning a biology degree a lot more interesting and fun at Penn Sate York. Nase will cross the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center to graduate at 6 p.m. Friday, May 6, as part of the campus' spring 2022 commencement.


Award winners announced for 2022 Undergraduate Exhibition

Thirty undergraduate students were awarded for their research posters, oral presentations, performances and engagement posters during the 2022 Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity. 


Two Penn Staters selected for competitive national Goldwater Scholarship

Penn State juniors Ellie Kim and Jack Piazza have been selected as 2022 Goldwater Scholars. The scholarship, which provides up to $7,500 per year for U.S. undergraduates studying natural science, mathematics or engineering, is among the most competitive in the nation.  


Dozens of students participate in regional research symposium held at Schuylkill

Penn State Schuylkill hosted the 2022 Penn State Eastern Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 23. The event featured research from dozens of students across seven campuses: Penn State Abington, Brandywine, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Schuylkill, Scranton and York. 


Schuylkill Speaks: Mike Russell finds a pathway to medical school via Penn State

Mike Russell made the most of his time at Penn State Schuylkill by taking advantage of the academic and extracurricular opportunities that came his way. His passion for chemistry and biology research spurred the academic successes that led to offers of admission from eight medical schools.


Penn State Wilkes-Barre research fair winners named

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has announced the winners of the 2022 Celebration of Scholarship, an annual competition that promotes and encourages undergraduate research. The event allows faculty and students at the campus to present their current research, scholarship and artistic endeavors.


Schuylkill Speaks: For Bethany Hollenbush, research leads to new ambition

Growing up, Bethany Hollenbush had never really considered a career in the natural sciences — or attending college, for that matter. But after a few years in the workforce, she knew that getting a degree was the best path forward. And once enrolled, she discovered an aptitude for and love of fieldwork and ecology.