Our graduate students are integral to the research we conduct, and they also are dedicated to making a difference in communities. Learn more about their research, outreach efforts, and other projects below.
Stephanie Getty, research planetary scientist and director of the Solar System Exploration Division at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, will discuss the upcoming DAVINCI Mission at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 24.
The 2023 David Ford McFarland Award for Achievement in Metallurgy lecture will be held at 3:05 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in 111 Wartik Laboratory on the Penn State University Park campus.
Elaine Seasly, deputy planetary protection officer at NASA, will discuss NASA’s updated planetary protection policies at 4 p.m. on Monday, April 17.
Marilyn Raphael, professor of geography at UCLA, will discuss the role of Antarctic sea ice in the global climate system at the annual E. Willard Miller Endowed Lecture at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, April 14.
The Penn State Museum Consortium will hold the spring 2023 "Night at the Museums" on April 20.
Forty Penn State graduate students were named recipients of Penn State’s most prestigious annual graduate student awards, administered by the Graduate School in collaboration with several Penn State units.
Thirteen graduate students received the Alumni Association Dissertation Award, one of the most prestigious awards given to doctoral candidates at the University.
Lu Chou, a postdoctoral research associate at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, will present an overview of NASA’s search for extraterrestrial life using techniques for finding “life as we don’t know it” at 4 p.m. Monday, April 10, in 112 Walker Building on Penn State's University Park campus.
Bradford Foley, associate professor of geosciences at Penn State, will discuss habitability conditions of exoplanets at 4 p.m. Monday, April 3, in 112 Walker Building at University Park and on Zoom.
Elisa Alonso, a physical scientist at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), will give the 2023 G. Albert Shoemaker Lecture in Mineral Engineering at Penn State.