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Graduate student Ericka Reed awarded Gilliam Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Graduate student Ericka Reed awarded Gilliam Fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute 16 August 2017Ericka Reed, a doctoral student in biochemistry and molecular biology, has been selected to receive the Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The fellowship is intended to prepare a diverse and highly-trained scientific workforce to be leaders in their fields.
Labeed Almani to Represent Penn State’s Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2017
Labeed Almani to Represent Penn State’s Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Summer Commencement 2017 09 August 2017Labeed Almani of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s 2017 summer commencement ceremonies on the University Park campus.
Three Penn State researchers receive scientific grants from Kaufman Foundation
Three Penn State researchers receive scientific grants from Kaufman Foundation 03 August 2017The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation has selected three Penn State researchers to receive scientific grants: James Marden, professor of biology, Scott Medina, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, and Mikael Rechtsman, assistant professor of physics.
Postdoc Society names 2017 Outstanding Mentor and Outstanding Postdoc awardees
Postdoc Society names 2017 Outstanding Mentor and Outstanding Postdoc awardees 24 July 2017Suvrath Mahadevan and F. Joseph Pollock will be presented their awards in a ceremony to be held September 22.
Three Eberly College of Science alumni earn Fulbright awards for 2017-18
08 June 2017Recipients will travel the globe supporting the teaching of English or studying and conducting research at foreign universities
Charlton honored with inaugural Teaching and Learning with Technology Impact Award
Charlton honored with inaugural Teaching and Learning with Technology Impact Award 31 May 2017Jane Charlton, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State University, has been selected to receive the inaugural Teaching and Learning with Technology Impact Award for her creative approach to teaching an online version of Astronomy 001 with an immersive video game.
Todd LaJeunesse recognized for high impact research
Todd LaJeunesse recognized for high impact research 25 May 2017Research by Todd LaJeunesse, associate professor of biology at Penn State, his students, and colleagues has been recognized for its high impact and originality by two scientific societies.
Nathanial Brown awarded 2017 Robinson Equal Opportunity Award
Nathanial Brown awarded 2017 Robinson Equal Opportunity Award 12 May 2017Nathanial Brown, professor of mathematics at Penn State University, has been awarded the 2017 Dr. James Robinson Equal Opportunity Award. The award recognizes a full-time faculty or staff member who has contributed to enhancing the educational environment of the University through improving cross-cultural understanding.
Rodríguez Hertz awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement
Rodríguez Hertz awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement 10 May 2017Federico Rodríguez Hertz, professor of mathematics at Penn State University, has been selected to receive the 2017 Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Physical Sciences.
Keating awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement
Keating awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement 10 May 2017Christine D. Keating, professor of chemistry at Penn State University, has been selected to receive the 2017 Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Life and Health Sciences.
Sylvia Biscoveanu to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2017
Sylvia Biscoveanu to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2017 01 May 2017Sylvia Biscoveanu of Yardley, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s spring commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 6, 2017, on the University Park campus. Biscoveanu’s faculty escort for the commencement exercises will be Miguel Mostafá, associate professor of physics and of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State.
Watch live: Ashtekar introduced to membership of National Academy of Sciences
Watch live: Ashtekar introduced to membership of National Academy of Sciences 28 April 2017Watch as Penn State University Professor of Physics Abhay Ashtekar, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics and director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, is introduced to his colleagues in the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and signs the 154-year-old “Registry of Membership.”
Sarah Ades named 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellow
Sarah Ades named 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellow 28 April 2017Sarah Ades, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State University, has been named a 2017 Penn State Teaching Fellow, the Penn State Alumni Association Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award was established in 1988 to honor distinguished teaching and to encourage teaching excellence.
Booker elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Booker elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences 14 April 2017Squire J. Booker, professor of chemistry and of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State University and investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences--one of the nation’s oldest honorary societies.
Paul Babitzke elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
Paul Babitzke elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology 31 March 2017Paul Babitzke, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. Election as a Fellow recognizes members of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) who display “excellence, originality, and leadership” and have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of microbiology.
Moriah Szpara awarded Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award
Moriah Szpara awarded Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award 28 March 2017Moriah Szpara, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been awarded the Priscilla Schaffer Memorial Award by the 2017 International Herpesvirus Workshop selection committee.
Penn State student Zack Springer awarded Cooperative Education Student Achievement Award
Penn State student Zack Springer awarded Cooperative Education Student Achievement Award 24 March 2017Zack Springer, a member of the Science BS/MBA dual degree program at Penn State, was awarded the Cooperative Education Student Achievement Award by the Cooperative Education & Internship Association
Penn State student Julie Fenton selected to meet with Nobel Laureates
Penn State student Julie Fenton selected to meet with Nobel Laureates 06 March 2017Penn State chemistry graduate student Julie Fenton has been selected to participate in the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, during which she will interact with Nobel Laureates at Lake Constance in Germany.
Three from Eberly College of Science awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships
Three from Eberly College of Science awarded Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships 21 February 2017Three faculty members from the Eberly College of Science have been honored with Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships in recognition of their research accomplishments. The new Sloan Fellows are: Michael DeGiorgio, assistant professor of biology; Kin Fai Mak, assistant professor of physics; and Kohta Murase, assistant professor of physics and of astronomy and astrophysics.
Three Eberly College of Science faculty members elected as Fellows of the AAAS
Three Eberly College of Science faculty members elected as Fellows of the AAAS 31 January 2017Kathleen Postle, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology; Paul Babitzke, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology; and Jorge Sofo, professor of physics and of materials science and engineering, have been named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed by peers upon members of the AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.

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