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Engineering students evaluate Johnson Matthey production for course project

Graduate engineering management students applied their coursework to a real-world business environment when they partnered with Johnson Matthey for a capstone project.
Data analytics grad Annie Milakovic 2017

Penn State graduates its first students in data analytics

Penn State’s master’s degree in data analytics will graduate its first students at the University’s fall commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16.
Ahmed Mohammed

Iraqi student chose Great Valley to cultivate leadership, communication skills

In Iraq, Ahmed Mohammed held a variety of jobs — market research account executive, hotel manager, university lecturer. After noticing a consistent leadership void in all positions, he pursued a graduate program in the United States to develop his potential.
Sarah Ades, associate professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology, using Solstice’s ability to display images side-by-side to spark classroom discussion

Solstice displays enhance classroom collaboration

Solstice, a wireless projection client, enables faculty to enhance classroom collaboration via easier sharing of class materials.
homeland security photo

Penn State expands homeland security graduate program with two new offerings

Penn State has added two new courses of study in its homeland security portfolio that can help prepare professionals to combat terrorism and cyber-attacks, through Penn State World Campus.

Graduate unionization hearing transcripts now available

Several weeks ago, the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board (PLRB) provided Penn State and the Coalition of Graduate Employees (CGE) with the transcripts from the PLRB hearings that were held on the petition filed by the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) to unionize Penn State graduate students.
John J. Sosik presenting on a TV set

Air Force incorporates Sosik’s book into curriculum; results in research, travel

When John J. Sosik published his book “Full Range Leadership Development: Pathways for People, Profit and Planet” in 2010, he had no idea it would spark a unique friendship that resulted in new research opportunities and speaking engagements with the United States Air Force.
Robin Qiu

Great Valley professor recognized for service by INFORMS

Robin Qiu, professor of information science at Penn State Great Valley, is this year’s recipient of the Volunteer Service Award from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). Established in 2016, the award recognizes exceptional volunteer service to the organization.
Angela Gray

Online courses, Malvern residency create valuable experience for finance student

After taking an accounting course to fulfill an undergraduate degree requirement, Angela Gray changed her mind about a career in business. Now, she's on her way to earning her master's degree in finance online from Penn State, and recently traveled to Pennsylvania for a weeklong residency.
Mitch Engleka

Engineering student turns summer internship into part-time job

When Mitch Engleka decided to change his major, it seemed like a pretty simple switch -- just from one type of engineering to another.

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