Our students are go-getters, committed to improving themselves and the world around them. Learn about some of their research, study abroad, internships, and other activities that are supplementing their education and preparing them for life after graduation.
The Schreyer Honors College distributed four annual senior awards to Scholars at a reception in the HUB-Robeson Center's Alumni Hall.
Army Capt. Andy Duhon balanced his coursework with his military service and family as he earned his master's degree through Penn State World Campus.
Christy Grim quit her job to take an internship she hoped would lead to a career in IT, and retired Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Fritz wanted to pursue his interest in sustainability. Both chose Penn State World Campus to learn the skills they needed to make career changes.
Jen Taylor discovered and cultivated two passions, international dance and Earth science, during her four years at Penn State.
Do you ever wonder how much rain or snow falls during a storm? Measuring a storm's total precipitation is a very challenging task, and, each year, a group of meteorology students gets to learn just how many factors are involved through a hands-on project that lets them design and build their own rain gauges.
Penn State's massive open online course "Maps and the Geospatial Revolution" will open May 8 on FutureLearn, the United Kingdom's leading MOOC platform.
Eleven members of Penn State's Positive Energy student group cleaned up several acres of Canonsburg Lake in southwestern Pennsylvania, in a partnership with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Cares program.
Penn State engineering seniors' capstone projects presented solutions to real-world problems at the recent Engineering Design Showcase.
Thirteen Penn State students in the colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Engineering joined a team of partners to build a solar array in a low-income village in Roatan, Honduras, in March.
The Presidential Leadership Academy's new class of 30 students represents 11 of Penn State's academic colleges.