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Student-built robot fends off flooding and erosion

Purchasing a $60,000 video robot to inspect stormwater pipes didn't fit into the budget for one Pennsylvania municipality, so officials rely on Stormbot, built by students in Penn State's Philadelphia regional engineering degree.

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.
Jim Nemes and Patrick Qiang at Hubei University

Great Valley officials visit Chinese universities for education, research plans

As a result of efforts begun two years ago, Penn State Great Valley recently signed an agreement with two Chinese business schools to engage students in the campus’ Master of Finance program.
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.
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Penn State Great Valley launches Master of Professional Accounting program

Launching in fall 2018, Penn State Great Valley is offering a master of professional accounting degree for area professionals to prepare for the CPA exam or start a career in public accounting or corporate finance.
Joe and Marilyn Henry

Joe and Marilyn Henry create graduate scholarship at Penn State Great Valley

Joe and Marilyn Henry recently committed $50,000 to permanently endow a part-time graduate scholarship at Penn State Great Valley. The gift will support the campus’ efforts in A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence, the University’s current fundraising campaign.
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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.
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Lion Cage engages entrepreneurial students, alumni, and community members

Penn State Great Valley's inaugural Lion Cage provided business owners, students and alumni the opportunity to pitch their ideas, network and hear from seasoned entrepreneurs.
Mixed media artwork by Josh Ruggeri

Henry Gallery’s 'Fresh Insights' exhibit to feature local, unconventional works

From painting, to photography, to sculpture, "Fresh Insights" — the latest exhibit at Penn State Great Valley’s Henry Galley — examines art in a new way. On display from Jan. 8 to March 9, the collection features the work of young members of the Chester County Art Association.