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Group of student winners posed in front of step and repeat banner with Keynote speaker

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium Winners

The first, second and third place winners of the Undergraduate Research Symposium posed with keynote speaker, Verónica Montecinos, at the Lehigh Valley campus on Apr. 4.

Verónica Montecinos speaking at a podium

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium Keynote Speaker: Verónica Montecinos

Keynote speaker, Verónica Montecinos, presented about her research with political elites and women in politics during the Undergraduate Research Symposium held at the Lehigh Valley campus on Apr. 4.

Margaret L. Signorella

Campus faculty member named distinguished professor

Margaret L. Signorella, professor of psychology and women's, gender, and sexuality studies at Penn State Greater Allegheny, has been named a distinguished professor by Penn State. She is the first Greater Allegheny campus faculty member to be named a distinguished professor.
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Fifteen named distinguished professors at Penn State

Fifteen Penn State faculty members have been honored with the title of "distinguished professor" in recognition of their academic contributions to the University.

Poetry and climate change featured in upcoming Teaching International events

Two Teaching International events, a poetry workshop and a lecture, will focus on the theme of climate change.
Pittsburgh MBA

Two information sessions planned for Penn State MBA in Pittsburgh

Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and 27. Curriculum, course content, credit exemptions, application requirements, financial aid resources, and GMAT preparation will be discussed at information sessions at the Regional Learning Alliance (RLA), located at 850 Cranberry Woods Drive in Cranberry Township.
Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology, at an archeological dig in Jordan

Archaeologist to discuss findings from excavation in Jordan

Leigh-Ann Bedal, associate professor of anthropology at Penn State Behrend, will speak on Sept. 26 at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Bedal will discuss her work at Petra in Jordan, as part of Teaching International's focus on the Mediterranean in 2016-17.
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers to develop applications for flexible electronics

Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Enrique Gomez, Ralph Colby and Scott Milner are working to design the molecular structures of conducting polymers for applications in flexible electronics. The work is focused on predicting fundamental polymeric properties, such as the stiffness of the polymer chain and other physical and chemical properties.

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Students share science knowledge with K–12 teachers through podcasts

Students in one of Laura Guertin's earth sciences courses learned to create podcasts to help share scientific knowledge with K–12 teachers.

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