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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.


Spider research video earns national awards from The Science Coalition

Studying the circadian rhythm — or 24-hour internal 'clock' — of spiders and creating a video on the topic may not be something most people have considered. For Logan Coomes, a Penn State York student, and his team, their research and video earned a People’s Choice Award and a third-place finish in a national video competition, the Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge, sponsored by The Science Coalition.


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.