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.
After a national search for an associate vice provost for Global Programs, Robert G. Crane, director of Strategic Initiatives within Global Programs at Penn State, has been named to the post.
The Engineering Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of the 14th annual College of Engineering Research Symposium, held on Tuesday, April 4, at the Nittany Lion Inn.
In response to increased industry demand for experts in the growing field of additive manufacturing, Penn State will offer residential and online master's degrees in additive manufacturing and design beginning in fall 2017.
The Institute for CyberScience (ICS) has announced that 20 Penn State faculty are recipients of 2017 ICS Seed Grant Program awards. The awards, ranging from $4,000 to $25,000, support researchers doing innovative interdisciplinary research, laying the groundwork needed to apply for large external funding awards.
When a faculty member is granted an Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation, it's an honor for their career and department. But, when three members earn that distinction, as faculty in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering did this year, it's three times the accolades for the department.
Blue-White Weekend attendees and the general public are invited to the Penn State Blue-White Science Expo, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in the HUB. The expo offers the community a chance to show their support for research while learning about the newest work from 17 of Penn State's research faculty. A complete schedule and registration form for tickets is available at http://research.psu.edu/expo.
The new WPSU documentary "Managing Risk in a Changing Climate" will premiere during Earth Week at 7 p.m. April 18 followed by a panel discussion at the State Theatre in downtown State College.
Explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau, a performance by the University's oldest a cappella group and Ludacris' Penn State Behrend concert highlight events happening April 7-13.
Meg Wieger is earning a college degree and beginning a career in the renewable energy industry. Recently, she visited Ireland to fulfill the study abroad component to her energy and sustainability policy major at Penn State's World Campus.
The Multicultural Resource Center will host its 26th annual Senior Awards and Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Reception from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, in Robb Hall in the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The reception is a chance to honor faculty, staff and graduating seniors who have done a phenomenal job at promoting diversity and multiculturalism on campus.