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.

Research about opioid use disorder offers valuable experience for undergraduates

A team of Penn State researchers is studying opioid use disorder as a social and health crisis to reveal how the patients’ economic well-being may affect the treatment process.

Schreyer Scholar Himani Vommi making her mark in cybersecurity

In her formative years, Himani Vommi envisioned a future where she worked in medicine. Those plans shifted, however, when she attended her high school’s STEM outreach program. One workshop set Vommi on a path that has led her to presenting her undergraduate research at a national cybersecurity conference.

Undergraduate research opens doors for first-year Penn State Hazleton students

First-year students Brett Wilson and Kevin Lowen recently presented their undergraduate research at a national chemistry conference in California, one of the many opportunities that drew the friends and former high school classmates to Penn State Hazleton.

Two Penn Staters nominated for Udall Scholarship

Penn State juniors Alysha Ulrich and Olivia Krum were nominated to the national Udall Undergraduate Scholarship, which is open to Native Americans or Alaska Natives interested in tribal policy and Native health care and any undergraduate interested in conservation and environmental issues. 

Winners of Penn State Hazleton Undergraduate Research Symposium announced

Several students earned top honors for their faculty-assisted research as part of Penn State Hazleton's annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in April.

Student scholarship on display at Lehigh Valley Undergraduate Research Symposium

Penn State Lehigh Valley once again demonstrated its deep commitment to student scholarship at the campus' annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, held April 4-8.

New Kensington student research highlighted at annual exposition

Fifty-six students presented 38 projects at the annual Research and Student Engagement Exposition at Penn State New Kensington on April 5.