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Advertising on Twitch increases viewer engagement with a brand

Multifaceted advertising campaigns on Twitch, a video-streaming platform popular among video game fans, can have a significant impact on how often Twitch viewers engage with a brand, according to new research led by an undergraduate student in Penn State’s Department of Nutritional Sciences.  


Applications sought for undergraduate research fellowship

The Materials Research Institute (MRI) is accepting applications for the MRI Undergraduate Fellowship program, which gives Penn State undergraduate students access to cutting-edge, advanced instrumentation normally reserved for graduate students.  


Abington sophomore parlays passion, aptitude for STEM into building career path

A Penn State Abington engineering major is flourishing academically and laying the groundwork for the future by capitalizing on opportunities open to undergraduates, including research and presenting at professional conferences with the support of his faculty mentor.

 


Libraries' Undergraduate Research Jumpstart Program seeks participants

Penn State undergraduate students who wish to learn strategies and gain support needed to become successful undergraduate researchers are encouraged to apply for the spring 2023 Undergraduate Research Jumpstart Program.


Understanding how advertising on Twitch affects viewers

Multifaceted advertising campaigns on Twitch, a video-streaming platform popular among video game fans, can have a significant impact on how often Twitch viewers engage with a brand, according to new research led by an undergraduate student in Penn State’s Department of Nutritional Sciences.  


PSU-LV students collaborate on data analysis with students from Uzbekistan

Penn State Lehigh Valley students work with students from Osh University in Uzbekistan to jointly analyze tuberculosis infection rates and formulate predictions.


Berks student awarded Cayman Biomedical Research Institute fellowship

Roman Voskoboynikov, a junior biochemistry and molecular biology major at Penn State Berks, is the recipient of the Undergraduate Fellowship from the Cayman Biomedical Research Institute for his research on "The regulation of lipid transport and metabolism by the splicing factor glorund in the Drosophila intestine."


Erickson Discovery Grant applications close in one month

Undergraduate students from all majors and Penn State campuses have one more month to apply for an Erickson Discovery Grant to fund summer 2023 opportunities, with applications closing Feb. 12.


Liver-transplant patient demographic info can help predict hospital readmission

The age, sex, and other demographic information about a patient can be used to predict whether they will need to be readmitted following a liver transplant, according to new research. Brittany Damazio led the research as an undergraduate student in Penn State’s Department of Health Policy and Administration during the pandemic.


Electrical engineering student named fall 2022 engineering student marshal

Lixian Yan has been named the fall 2022 student marshal for the Penn State College of Engineering. She will receive her bachelor of science degree with a double major in electrical engineering from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science within the College of Engineering and in physics (electronics option) from the Eberly College of Science. Yan attended Penn State Abington before transitioning to the University Park campus.