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Eberly College of Science

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At the Eberly College of Science, we further scientific knowledge to build a better future for our students and for society. Through collaborative learning, intensive research, and a strong community, we're dedicated to making a meaningful impact.

Meet research technologist Maia Williams, who works with the Swift Observatory’s Mission Operations Center at Penn State to detect gamma-ray bursts, the most powerful type of explosions in the universe. Read how she helped spot the brightest gamma ray burst ever recorded.

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The Science Journal Sustainability Issue explores research, college initiatives, and remarkable students advance sustainability.

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Science Journal Spotlight: Sustainability in the Eberly College of Science

C. Denise Okafor, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and of chemistry, awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

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Okafor receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

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Penn State chemistry alumnus Alain Bonny named 2022 Hanna H. Gray Fellow

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Prehealth Summer Bridge Program helps give incoming first-year students a leg up

Nikki Crowley, assistant professor of biology at Penn State, has been awarded $1.6M to study the neurobiology of binge alcohol drinking.

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Penn State biologist receives NIH grant to help unlock biology of binge drinking

The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment has completed its initial run and is now the most sensitive dark matter detector to date.

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Dark matter detector completes startup operations

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