Penn State master of laws students Muaitaer Abulaiti, Yang Hu, Wangyue Ma, Xin Wen, and Wen Zhang all come from different parts of China. They have different goals and aspirations, different backgrounds and life experiences, and different academic interests. But they all agree on one thing: Their decision to come to Penn State Law was the right one.
Ramya Gurunathan is using her knowledge to explore the microscopic world, one research experience at a time.
Penn State University Police are warning the University community of a telephone scam. Police have received reports that scammers use software to make it look like they are calling from a government agency, such as the FBI, DHS, IRS or police, and tell the victim they owe money.
Penn State senior Ramya Gurunathan has been selected to receive a prestigious Churchill Scholarship, a highly sought-after program that allows American college students to pursue graduate studies in engineering, mathematics or the sciences at the University of Cambridge. Gurunathan is only the second Penn State student to win the Churchill Scholarship since its inception in 1963.
Travis Tasker, a doctoral candidate in environmental engineering at Penn State, wanted to study what happens deep underground during oil and gas extraction. The problem was that the department didn’t have the proper equipment for the undertaking. Tasker decided to change that.
Jazmin Nixon, a Penn State York student majoring in human development and family studies (HD FS), is completing her internship this week at the State Capitol in a most unusual way; she is presenting a draft of legislation she wrote for open textbooks to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives at 10 a.m. Dec. 11.
Penn State Hillel invites students to Yom Kippur services and break fast. For a list of services and to register, visit the Penn State Hillel website at https://pennstatehillel.org/students/shabbat-holidays/high-holidays-regi....
Efforts to create a culture of integrity in the Penn State Smeal College of Business extend beyond students in the classroom to faculty and staff in the workplace.
It’s peanut butter and jelly time once again at Penn State York and things are getting sticky. Penn State York hopes to have hundreds of pounds of peanut butter and jelly on campus by April 12. The Penn State York baseball team and the Black Student Union, representing students, have issued a challenge to the campus to collect peanut butter and jelly for the York Salvation Army.
For sophomore Jason Cornelius, spending his summer doing research in a rotorcraft laboratory and working on high school STEM outreach is part of his master plan to become an aerospace engineer as quickly as possible.
There’s still time to register for summer courses at Penn State York. Two six-week sessions offer students, undergraduate or graduate, the opportunity to take day or evening classes. Summer courses are a convenient way to get ahead for fall, catch up on classes, or just get started. The first summer session begins May 12 and continues through June 19, and the second summer session begins June 23 and continues through July 31.
The artwork of Penn State York students is featured on the north glass lobbies of the second and third floors of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center during the spring art show, which continues through May 9. Twenty-one original pieces by 10 students are part of the show. The exhibit is sponsored by the Penn State York Visual Arts Club.
In October 2013, the Sustainability Institute announced its new internal grant program, The Reinvention Fund, intended to support collaborative projects by faculty, staff and students that will improve and expand sustainability efforts at Penn State. Of the more than $700,000 allocated for investment in these projects, $102,000 has been dedicated to support proposals received by student teams.
Twenty-two proposals were received from interdisciplinary student teams, and 11 were selected to be funded. The funded proposals represent innovative ideas from four of Penn State's campuses -- Abington; Berks; Erie, The Behrend College; and University Park.
Penn State’s Sustainability Institute recently launched a new internal grant program intended to support collaborative projects that will improve and expand sustainability at Penn State. Through the Reinvention Fund, Penn State will invest approximately $600,000 in projects proposed by innovative teams located across all of the University's colleges, campuses and administrative units.