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Geosciences student reviews climate misinformation literature as class project

Geosciences student reviews climate misinformation literature as class project

Fourth-year student Alysha Ulrich combined her passion for communication and climate change to compose a literature review on climate misinformation as a class project, which was published in the 2023 spring edition of the Stanford Intersect Journal of Science, Technology and Society.


Altoona students present research at state criminal justice conference

Jazzmine McCauley and Ziwei "Will" Lin participated in the undergraduate student research showcase at the annual meeting for the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Justice Educators, held March 24–25 at Slippery Rock University.


Lebrun named new director of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring

Tineka Lebrun has been named the new director of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring, part of Penn State Undergraduate Education. 


Penn State Altoona students earn awards at scientific conference

Four Penn State Altoona students presented their research at the Pennsylvania Academy of Science Annual Meeting held March 17-20 at Gannon University in Erie.


Libraries offering $1,250 award for 2023 outstanding undergraduate thesis

Penn State University Libraries invites submissions from undergraduate students University-wide for the 12th annual competition for the Robert F. Guentter Jr. Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award by its deadline, April 4. The awardee will receive $1,250, with $750 and $500 for the second- and third-place recipients. 


Applications sought for 2023 M.G. Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Research Awards

Current Penn State graduate and undergraduate students are invited to submit proposals for the 2023 M.G. Whiting Indigenous Knowledge Research Awards. The deadline for submissions is March 31.


Schuylkill students present research at event in Harrisburg

Three Penn State Schuylkill students presented two of eight total research posters representing Penn State at the prestigious Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania event in Harrisburg on March 7.


Shenango students present research to state lawmakers in Harrisburg

Penn State Shenango students Ashley Poghen and Michael Horstman travel to the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in Harrisburg on Tuesday, March 7, to present at the annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania event.


Spark Program applications open for fellowships mentoring

Spark Program applications open for fellowships mentoring

Penn State first- and second-year undergraduates from all campuses are invited to apply to the Spark Program, which helps students prepare for fellowship and scholarship opportunities. 


Applications open for several major UK, Ireland scholarships

Penn State students can still apply for several scholarship awards for study in the United Kingdom and Ireland.