Discovery-U: Where Genius Meets Imagination

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Discovery-U is a student-organized public outreach event that supports both the academic mission of Penn State students as well as the research mission of Penn State faculty in the exciting fields of STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Math) by showcasing the inspirational research/work of Penn State Science and Engineering faculty. The Ted-like format provides inspiration and motivation in the STEM disciplines.

ToddLDiscovery-U2013What is it?

Discovery-U is an event organized by the Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) student group and the College of Science office of Outreach and Science Engagement (OSE), and co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association (GSA) designed to inspire students, staff, and alumni. The faculty speakers are student-nominated and asked to share their stories and passion.
The live lecture-talk sessions are designed to be brief, inspirational glimpse into the exciting research of some of the top science and engineering faculty at Penn State University.

Come join us at University Park for an amazing one-day event showcasing some of the very best faculty in the STEM disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)!


Re-watch the 2012 Talk Videos

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Additional 2013 Sponsors

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