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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.


Penn State nominates three for Truman Scholarship

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State nominated juniors Erin Boas, Sarah Stevenson-Peck and Nora Van Horn for the 2021 Truman Scholarship, a competitive award that recognizes students for their commitments to public service.


Week of events to help undergraduates understand research and fellowships

Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring (URFM), in partnership with University Libraries, will hold four virtual information sessions from Sept. 14-17 to help undergraduate students at Penn State understand the landscapes of research and fellowships.


Sophomore students invited to apply to Spark Program

Penn State undergraduates from all campuses are invited to apply to the Spark Program, now in its third year.


Information sessions scheduled for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program

Undergraduate and graduate students at Penn State are invited to attend any of the four virtual events covering the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program. The first session is scheduled for Aug. 25.