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Chemical engineering major earns Astronaut Scholarship

Chemical engineering major earns Astronaut Scholarship

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Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award recipients announced

Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College announced the ninth annual Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award recipients on May 29, following the three finalists’ remote presentations. A recording of their presentations is available online.


Engineering student to research Salmonella with Erickson Discovery Grant

Penn State electrical engineering student Cassandra Nuñez has been awarded a 2020 Erickson Discovery Grant to study the motion of Salmonella under antibiotic and heat stress.


Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award finalists to present research May 29

Three final candidates selected for the 2020 University Libraries Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award will present a summary of their scholarly research to the public and judges on May 29, online. Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College partner in presenting the award.


Engineering capstone design showcase winners announced

With the shift to a virtual format for this year’s College of Engineering Learning Factory Capstone Design Project Showcase, students shared their semester’s hard work on the showcase’s newly developed website. The showcase took place entirely online from May 1 to 8.


Students explore the challenges of grandparents raising grandchildren

This semester, students in the Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program teamed up with local nonprofit, Square One, to address the rising concern of the opioid epidemic in the region and how it is changing the shape of families.


Behrend student researchers awarded for excellence in information literacy

Three Penn State Behrend students recently received the University Libraries' Undergraduate Research: Excellence in Information Literacy Award for their work with Behrend faculty members.


Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrates another year of student research success

Students published research and delivered poster and paper presentations to a wide range of symposiums, journals and research competitions in degrees ranging from arts administration to electrical engineering.


Penn State Wilkes-Barre celebrates undergraduate research

Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s sixth annual Celebration of Scholarship, an undergraduate research poster contest, was held virtually for the first time this year, with the winners honored during an online ceremony held May 1.


Odd but stellar undergrad research project vital to student’s education, future

When Kaylee Kishbaugh arrived at Penn State four years ago, she didn’t even know what prosciutto was, let alone that it could be made from duck. But now, looking back over her undergraduate experience and looking ahead to her career, she realizes the odd meat product was pivotal for her.