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Four Eberly College of Science graduate students receive Penn State awards
15 May 2018Four graduate students in the Eberly College of Science were honored for their accomplishments during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon.
Penn State student Paige Laughlin receives PennACE Student of the Year Award
14 May 2018Penn State undergraduate student Paige Laughlin has been selected to receive the 2017 Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Employers (PennACE) JoAnne Day Student of the Year Award in the technical category.
Abhay Ashtekar honored as an Evan Pugh Professor
11 May 2018Penn State 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, has been named an Evan Pugh Professor.
Squire Booker honored as an Evan Pugh Professor
11 May 2018Penn State Professor of Chemistry and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Squire J. Booker, Holder of the Eberly Distinguished Chair in Science and an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, has been named an Evan Pugh Professor
Amie Boal receives 2018 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
09 May 2018Amie Boal, assistant professor of chemistry, and of biochemistry and molecular biology, has been selected as one of 13 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2018 by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation.
Peter Hudson to receive Penn State Honorary Alumni Award
08 May 2018Peter Hudson, Verne M. Willaman Professor of Biology and director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State, has been selected to receive the Honorary Alumni Award from the Penn State Alumni Association.
Fifty years of statistics at Penn State
04 May 2018Penn State’s Department of Statistics is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month. From humble beginnings in the 1960s, it has grown to become one of the leading centers in the world for research in statistical theory and applications.
A designer’s toolkit for constructing complex nanoparticles
03 May 2018A team of chemists at Penn State has developed a designer’s toolkit that lets them build various levels of complexity into nanoparticles using a simple, mix-and-match process.
Mackenzie Moon to Represent Penn State's Eberly College of Science as Student Marshal at Spring Commencement 2018
30 April 2018Mackenzie Moon of Enon Valley, 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 5, 2018, on the University Park campus.
Louis Martarano named spring 2018 commencement speaker
23 April 2018Louis A. Martarano, director of the Science BS/MBA accelerated joint degree program at Penn State and an independent consultant, will deliver the commencement address for the Eberly College of Science undergraduate graduation ceremony on May 5, 2018.
New sodium-ion electrolyte may find use in solid-state batteries
20 April 2018A newly discovered structure of a sodium-based material allows the materials to be used as an electrolyte in solid-state batteries, according to researchers from Penn State and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). The team is fine-tuning the material using an iterative design approach that they hope will shave years off the time from research to everyday use.
Andrew Read elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
18 April 2018Andrew Read, Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology in Penn State's Eberly College of Science and the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS).
Alumna Sylvia Biscoveanu awarded Soros Fellowship
18 April 2018Eberly College of Science alumna Andrea Sylvia Biscoveanu received the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship, which provides support for immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate degree in the United States and who are poised to make significant contributions to the nation through their work.
Eberly undergraduate students earn Goldwater Scholarships
16 April 2018Two undergraduate students in the Penn State Eberly College of Science have been awarded a Goldwater Scholarship and a third received an honorable mention. The scholarship is among the most competitive honors in the country for undergraduates in the fields of science and mathematics.
Nobel Laureate Rainer Weiss presents “Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves” on April 18, 2018
12 April 2018Rainer Weiss, a 2017 Physics Nobel Laureate, will present the Eberly Family Distinguished Lecture in Science on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Freeman Auditorium, 117 HUB-Robeson Center, on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves," will highlight the discovery for which he received his Nobel Prize.
Read recognized with 2018 President’s Award for Academic Integration
05 April 2018Andrew Read, Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology in the Eberly College of Science and the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been awarded the 2018 President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Integration.
Bernhard Lüscher awarded Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement
05 April 2018Bernhard Lüscher, professor of biology and of biochemistry and molecular biology, has received a 2018 Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement in the Life Sciences.
Wendy Hanna-Rose receives Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching
04 April 2018Wendy Hanna-Rose, associate professor and interim department head of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, has been selected to receive the 2018 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Slavkovic honored with 2018 Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award
04 April 2018Aleksandra Slavkovic, professor of statistics, associate dean for graduate education, and former associate head for graduate studies in the Eberly College of Science, is the 2018 recipient of the Graduate School Alumni Society Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award.
NASA scientist to present Friedman Lecture in Astronomy on April 10, 2018
02 April 2018Joseph Masiero, a staff scientist at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give a free presentation titled "You Can't Make a Solar System without Breaking a Few Asteroids" at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, in 100 Thomas Building.

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