Penn State Equine Research Team explores New York horse industry during trip

The Penn State Equine Research Team in the College of Agricultural Sciences recently traveled to upstate New York to present research at Cornell University while also gaining knowledge about the New York horse industry.


Ten Penn Staters earn Fulbright U.S. Student awards for 2022-23 academic year

Penn State students and alumni will travel to all corners of the globe for the 2022–23 school year through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. 

From Scranton to University Park, chemistry major makes his mark on RNA research

Chemistry major Matthew Herne began his Penn State tenure at Scranton, which provided a solid foundation before he transferred to Penn State University Park. Now, he now conducts RNA research in the Bevilacqua lab. 

From student-athlete to aspiring surgeon: Eberly grad follows her own path

As a student, Kerry Abello was passionate about not only playing soccer but also conducting cancer-related research. Now the Penn State graduate is a professional soccer player with aspirations to attend medical school in the future.

Altoona students take home top award at regional criminal justice conference

Penn State Altoona students Tyler Frye, Rachel Kosaka and Alicia Williams won the David Orrick Undergraduate Student Paper Competition at the annual meeting of the Northeastern Association of Criminal Justice Sciences.

History alumna creates fund to support undergraduate research in the humanities

Penn State history alumna Liz Covart and her husband, Tim Wilde, have established a fund to support undergraduate research in the Humanities Institute at Penn State.

University Libraries Research Awards honor 86 students from 20 campuses

Penn State University Libraries presented its fifth annual Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy honors at the end of the spring 2022 semester to 86 students at 20 undergraduate Penn State campuses.

Penn State Fayette students present undergraduate research at conference

Eight students from Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus presented undergraduate research projects at the 24th-annual Laurel Highlands Undergraduate Psychology Conference, hosted by St. Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

For four Penn Staters, Critical Language Scholarships will enable summer study

Penn Staters Jocelyn Krieger, Ashley Naraine, Juntae Rocker and Hannah Scholze have earned a 2022 Critical Language Scholarship. The competitive national award, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, will cover many of the expenses for students to pursue intensive language instruction and structured cultural enrichment experiences abroad. 

Mechanical engineering student chosen for research program at University Park

Hannah Farber, who recently completed her second year at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, has been selected to participate in the Multi-Campus Research Experience for Undergraduates (MC REU) program. The program will allow Farber to conduct research in conjunction with a faculty member from her home campus of Penn State Wilkes-Barre and one based at University Park.