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Science Journal Spotlight: Teaching & Education

27 June 2022

Issue 1 of the 2022 Science Journal describes several ways the Eberly College of Science promotes novel teaching efforts in higher education. Here, we highlight several notable efforts and members of our community.


Squires and two students, all wearing aprons and gloves, look at donor

Teaching Human Anatomy with Care and Respect.
The college’s cadaver lab provides memorable learning environment for students that are interested in health from across the University.

Pitch Competition

Students Go Face-to-Face with Alumni in the “Shark Tank.”
Students in the Microbial Biotechnology course benefitted from alumni, who brought their expertise and served as mentors and judges during a Shark Tank-like entrepreneur pitch program.

Black student presents poster at undergrad expo

Diversity in STEM Corporate Partners Program.
In fall 2021, the college launched a new program to provide underrepresented students with opportunities to make the most of their degree experience and pursue STEM careers through meaningful interactions with corporate partners—including GlaxoSmithKline and Corning.


Protective domes cover the telescopes at Davey Lab’s rooftop observatory, Penn State University Park. Credit: Nate Follmer, Penn State.

A Brief History, Honoring Two Pioneers of Penn State Astronomy.
Henry Yeagley and Carl Bauer were instrumental in shaping the past, present, and future of the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics

Windsor “Tony” Morgan instructs students in an undergraduate physics lab at Dickinson College. Photo provided courtesy of Dickinson College.

Alumni Spotlight: Windsor Morgan.
Penn State doctoral alumnus Windsor “Tony” Morgan champions education, outreach, and DEI as a professor at Dickinson College.

View the rest of this issue at the Science Journal web page.