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Fall commencement to be held December 19
04 December 2009Fall 2009 commencement ceremonies for the University Park campus will be held on Saturday, December 19. The Eberly College of Science ceremony will be held at 12:30 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center.
From the Edge of Darkness to the Black Abyss: Marine Scientists Census 17,500+ Species and Counting
30 November 2009Census of Marine Life scientists, including Penn State Professor of Biology Charles Fisher, have inventoried an astonishing abundance, diversity and distribution of deep sea species that have ever known sunlight – creatures that somehow manage a living in a frigid black world down to 5,000 meters (~3 miles) below the ocean waves.
College Honors Six Outstanding Alumni
21 November 2009Penn State Science awarded six alumni with the 2009 Outstanding Alumni Award at a dinner held on October 2. The Outstanding Science Alumni Awards are presented annually to recognize and reward outstanding Penn State alumni for their success as leaders in science and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their professions.
Staff Recognized at Annual Awards Reception
20 November 200919 November 2009—Five Penn State Science staff members were honored at the 17th Annual Staff Recognition Reception at the Nittany Lion Inn. In addition, staff members who acheived years of service milestones were recognized, and the Coins for Caring winning department was announced.
Chemistry Students Experience Europe During Summer Abroad
18 November 2009November 2009 —For two Penn State Science students, summer wasn't a typical vacation, but instead a study abroad experience to remember. Michelle Knabb and Paul Chiarulli, both seniors majoring in chemistry, chose to spend their summer conducting research in a chemistry lab across the Atlantic in the Sussex International Summer School (ISS) at the University of Sussex in England.

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