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41 graduate students earn awards at 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition

Forty-one graduate students received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 23 and 25 on Penn State's University Park campus. A complete list of winners is available below.
Nana Yaw Essuman

More than a software program: Graduate gains leadership, analytical skills

Nana Yaw Essuman took a big risk when he walked away from his role as a programmer analyst at Siemens to pursue a master of software engineering degree full time at Penn State Great Valley. But what he didn’t realize was that he would graduate with more than just technical programming skills.
The elms near Old Main

Interdisciplinary projects awarded seed grants from IEE

The 2017–18 Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) seed grant recipients have recently been awarded to 16 groups of interdisciplinary researchers at Penn State. This year nearly $350,000 have been awarded to more than 40 researchers in five colleges at University Park as well as at four campuses.
Student presentation

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.

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