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Two Eberly College of Science students at the Spring 2019 Commencement Reception.

FISE is a multicultural living and learning community comprised of ~250 first-year students who build their science identity through hands-on training with others from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences. The program offers mentorship, free tutoring, and community to empower underserved or underrepresented student’s in the STEM majors.

First-Year In Science and Engineering Special Living Option (FISE).

Contact: Kristen Finch,

Professor Dan Sykes runs a unique undergraduate training program that gives students the opportunity to work on industry challenges in the lab. The intimate knowledge acquired on how scientific instrument techniques allows the students to secure contracts with private sector, state, and federal government for projects ranging from characterizing automotive coatings components to creating new explosive-detecting fibers. The key to this relationship is interacting with and training potential employees.

Contact: Dan Sykes,

  • Master of Biotechnology: An innovative professional science master’s (PSM) degree that enhances the preparation and confidence of students for entry-level employment in broad areas of biotechnology.
  • Data Sciences Degree: In today’s information society, professionals who can make sense of big data are in high demand. The program will educate students on the technical fundamentals of data sciences, with a focus on developing the knowledge and skills needed to manage and analyze large-scale, unstructured data to address an expanding range of problems in industry, government, and academia. As a result, data sciences graduates will possess the core skills and problem-solving approaches to compete for leading-edge analytics positions across many different industry sectors.