Home > News and Events > Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Main Content

Lauren Zarzar receives 2019 ACS Unilever Award
Lauren Zarzar receives 2019 ACS Unilever Award 23 April 2019Lauren Zarzar, assistant professor of chemistry at Penn State, was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Unilever Award by the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards
Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards 22 April 2019Four graduate students in the Eberly College of Science were honored for their accomplishments during the 2019 Graduate Student Awards Luncheon, held April 11 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Sylvia Bintrim to represent Penn State’s Eberly College of Science as student marshal at spring commencement 2019
Sylvia Bintrim to represent Penn State’s Eberly College of Science as student marshal at spring commencement 2019 22 April 2019Sylvia Bintrim of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State’s spring commencement ceremonies on May 4, 2019.
Six Eberly College of Science students offered graduate funding from National Science Foundation and Department of Energy
18 April 2019Six students from the Penn State Eberly College of Science earned fellowship offers from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) and the Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.
Bruce Booth honored with Penn State’s Outstanding Science Alumni Award
Bruce Booth honored with Penn State’s Outstanding Science Alumni Award 10 April 2019Bruce Booth, ‘96 B.S. Biochemistry, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Science Alumni Award for 2019 by the Penn State Eberly College of Science.
Shea recognized with 2019 Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award
Shea recognized with 2019 Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award 02 April 2019Katriona Shea, alumni professor of biology in the Eberly College of Science, is the recipient of Penn State's 2019 Howard B. Palmer Faculty Mentoring Award.
Axtell and Rigol receive 2019 Faculty Scholar Medals
Axtell and Rigol receive 2019 Faculty Scholar Medals 02 April 2019Michael Axtell, professor of biology, and Marcos Rigol, professor of physics, have been selected to receive 2019 Faculty Scholar Medals for Outstanding Achievement.
Joel Waters receives 2019 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award
Joel Waters receives 2019 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award 02 April 2019Joel Waters, academic adviser in biology, has been selected to receive the 2019 Penn State Excellence in Advising Award.
Baxter and Bortiatynski receive 2019 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
Baxter and Bortiatynski receive 2019 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching 02 April 2019Andrew Baxter, associate teaching professor of mathematics, and Jacqueline Bortiatynski, associate teaching professor of chemistry and director of the Center for Excellence in Science Education, have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Penn State George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Wright named recipient of SETI Institute's 2019 Drake Award
Wright named recipient of SETI Institute's 2019 Drake Award 26 March 2019Jason Wright, an associate professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State and member of the University's Center for Exoplanets and Habitable Worlds, has been named the recipient of the 2019 Drake Award by the SETI Institute.
David Toews receives early investigator award from American Ornithological Society
David Toews receives early investigator award from American Ornithological Society 26 March 2019David Toews, assistant professor of biology at Penn State, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the Ned K. Johnson Early Investigator Award by the American Ornithological Society, an international society devoted to advancing the scientific understanding of birds.
Crow named recipient of 2019 Eric A. Walker Award
Crow named recipient of 2019 Eric A. Walker Award 21 March 2019Kelsey Crow, senior double-major in biology and psychology at Penn State, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Eric A. Walker Award.
Kapinos and Dassama receive 2019 Penn State Alumni Achievement Award
Kapinos and Dassama receive 2019 Penn State Alumni Achievement Award 20 March 2019Two graduates of the Eberly College of Science have been selected as recipients of the Penn State Alumni Association's 2019 Alumni Achievement Award: Daniel Kapinos, east coast practice leader for the Equity Services Team at $35B global professional services firm Aon, and Laura M. K. Dassama, assistant professor of chemistry at Stanford University and an Institute Scholar with interdisciplinary research center Stanford ChEM-H.
Sarah Assmann appointed editor-in-chief of scientific journal The Plant Cell
Sarah Assmann appointed editor-in-chief of scientific journal The Plant Cell 19 March 2019Sarah M. Assmann, Waller Professor of Biology at Penn State, has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of The Plant Cell, one of the top research journals in plant biology.
Lesieutre from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
Lesieutre from Eberly College of Science named Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow 19 February 2019Eberly College of Science’s John Lesieutre, assistant professor of mathematics, has been honored with Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. This is a prestigious and competitive award given to promising young researchers in the early stages of their careers, in recognition of their research accomplishments.
Cui-Zu Chang Receives 2019 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Cui-Zu Chang Receives 2019 National Science Foundation CAREER Award 19 February 2019Cui-Zu Chang, assistant professor of physics at Penn State, has been honored with a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation.
Eberly College of Science Selected for 2019 Beckman Scholars Program Award
Eberly College of Science Selected for 2019 Beckman Scholars Program Award 01 February 2019Penn State’s Eberly College of Science has been selected as a 2019 Beckman Scholars Program Awardee by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing research in chemistry and the life sciences. This program recognizes 12 premier undergraduate institutions from across the country with strong faculty and research facilities that support undergraduate research.
LaJeunesse and colleagues receive 2017 Tyge Christiansen Prize
LaJeunesse and colleagues receive 2017 Tyge Christiansen Prize 09 January 2019The 2017 Tyge Christiansen Prize has been awarded to three Penn Staters by the International Phycological Society, an organization dedicated to the study of algae, including Todd LaJeunesse, associate professor of biology at Penn State, Drew Wham, former graduate student in LaJeunesse’s lab, and Gang Ning, director of Penn State’s Microscopy Facility.
$1 million Army grant aimed at adaptive fluid materials
$1 million Army grant aimed at adaptive fluid materials 09 January 2019Lauren Zarzar, assistant professor of chemistry at Penn State, has been awarded a five-year, $1 million grant from the U.S. Army to conduct research related to reconfigurable fluids. Zarzar was awarded an Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers grant, which is given by the Army to the nation’s top young investigators.
Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018
Nhi 'Titi' Tran to represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as student marshal at fall commencement 2018 13 December 2018Nhi "Titi” Tran of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, will be honored as the student marshal for the Eberly College of Science during Penn State University’s summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 15, 2018, on the University Park campus.

Document Actions

Share this page: |