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You're invited: 5 reasons to attend We Are Weekend
05/15/2018

Penn Staters are encouraged to return to University Park for a summer celebration. We Are Weekend is your opportunity to create lasting memories with family, friends and classmates during a Penn State comeback weekend June 1-3.


New Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program fellows announced
05/14/2018

he Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership (ALP) Program has gained five additional Fellows from the Penn State ranks including Zuleima Karpyn and Yvette Richardson from Penn State.


Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018
05/10/2018

Congratulations to our tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State who recieved promotions in academic rank, effective July 1.


Kasting elected to National Academy of Sciences
05/07/2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- James F. Kasting, Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences, Penn State, has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences. Membership in the NAS is one of the highest honors given to a scientist or engineer in the United States.


Students, companies benefit from interdisciplinary projects at Learning Factory
05/04/2018

Qisheng Ding admits building a portable escape room on the floor of the Bryce Jordan Center is a little out of his comfort zone. He's a senior majoring in materials science and engineering, so the concept of building a storyline, developing computer coding, wiring lights and other electronics -- all housed in a rented tent -- was foreign to him. So was working with a team of other engineers outside of his field.


Energy Days conference to build partnerships, solve critical energy challenges
05/03/2018

The third annual Energy Days conference will be held this year on May 30 and 31 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Energy Days was created in an effort to convene the energy expertise of Penn State and develop partnerships to help improve the affordability, sustainability and security of energy in the future. The conference is open to the public and is free for Penn State students, faculty and staff.


U.S. Army veteran named 2018 Outstanding Adult Student
05/02/2018

Staff Sgt. Timothy Bowen said he built his career by honing his craft. For the past eight years, Bowen served in the U.S. Army and National Guard, including one year in Iraq. Bowen's dedication continued as a materials science and engineering major at Penn State. While earning his degree, he worked at the Applied Research Lab and appeared on the dean's list six times. Bowen is the 2018 recipient of the Outstanding Adult Student Award.


Greater Allegheny to offer first 3+1 degree at Penn State
05/02/2018

Penn State Greater Allegheny will begin to offer the third year of the Energy Engineering major beginning in Fall 2018. This will be the first 3+1 program at any Penn State campus and will allow students to remain at Greater Allegheny through their junior year, moving to University Park to complete their final year of study.


College of Earth and Mineral Sciences names spring student marshals
05/01/2018

Fatimah Altarrah has been named the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' student marshal, the top graduate overall, and Madeline Nyblade has been named the college's science honor marshal, the top graduate in a non-engineering discipline. They will be recognized during the college's spring 2018 commencement ceremony, scheduled for 8 p.m., Friday, May 4, in the Pegula Ice Arena.


Engineering students show off projects at the Capstone Design Project Showcase
04/30/2018

After 15 weeks of hard work, College of Engineering students displayed their capstone design projects at the Spring 2018 Capstone Design Project Showcase held on April 26 at the Bryce Jordan Center.