Lehigh Valley students collaborate with faculty on COVID-themed journal article

Students enrolled in Penn State Lehigh Valley Instructional Designer and Adjunct Lecturer Eileen Grodziak's Fall 2020 First-Year Experience course collaborated with Grodziak and Associate Research Professor Laura E. Cruz of the University’s Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence on the recently published journal article, “We Belong: A Collaborative Reflection on First-Year Student Engagement under COVID-19." 

Applications open for high-performance building summer camp for college students

Applications are open for the inaugural High-Performance Building Summer Camp, an intensive three-week program that introduces participants to the design and construction principles of more sustainable, more efficient and healthier buildings. The day camp will take place from May 31 through June 17 in Pittsburgh, a city classified as a United Nations International Center of Excellence on High-Performance Building.

Penn State Scranton's Undergraduate Research Fair and Exhibition back on campus

For the first time in three years, Penn State Scranton's Undergraduate Research Fair and Exhibition will take place in person. Scheduled for Wednesday, April 6, this year's event will feature the work of 112 students presenting their scholarly research and creative works through oral presentations, poster displays, gallery exhibits and artistic performances.

In Photos: Chemistry class prepares for research fair

Students in the class "Experimental Chemistry" are exploring how washing masks impacts the fabric's fiber structure. The group's findings will be presented at the Penn State Shenango Undergraduate Research Fair in April. 

Penn State community invited to 2022 Undergraduate Exhibition

The public and Penn State community are invited to support the hard work and impact of the University’s undergraduate researchers at the 2022 Undergraduate Exhibition for Research, Inquiry, and Creative Activity from April 6-8. 

Penn State’s nominee for Beinecke Scholarship is Abby Mikalauskas

Penn State third-year student Abby Mikalauskas is the University’s nominee for the 2022 Beinecke Scholarship, which recognizes students who plan to pursue research-based graduate degrees in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Mikalauskas is pursuing majors in art history, anthropology and French, as well as a double minor in classics and ancient Mediterranean studies and international and global studies.  

Students present mental health research at sociology conference in Boston

Biobehavioral health students at Penn State Lehigh Valley present findings on how COVID-19 has impacted student mental health at the 92nd annual Eastern Sociological Society conference in Boston.

Engineering Learning Factory to host spring showcase in person and virtually

The Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory will host its end-of-semester showcase for senior engineering students to present their capstone design projects with both in-person and virtual formats.

Schuylkill students embrace discovery as Undergraduate Research Ambassadors

Penn State Schuylkill third-year corporate communication student Sophia Bates and fourth-year biology student Michael Russell have been serving in Penn State’s Undergraduate Research Ambassadors Program, designed to encourage undergraduate research and creative activity throughout the University. The pair are two of three students representing Penn State’s University College Campuses.

MRI seeks applications for unique undergraduate materials research position

Penn State undergraduate students have an opportunity to receive a unique, hands-on, real-world work experience in the Millennium Science Complex’s state-of-the-art laboratories via the Materials Research Institute (MRI) Undergraduate Fellowship. In the fellowship, students will receive access to cutting-edge, advanced instrumentation that is normally reserved for graduate students.