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Alexander Diehm and Lori Lysiak

Alexander Diehm receives University Libraries Award for Information Literacy

Alexander Diehm received the University Libraries Award for Information Literacy for his poster, “Using Photoconductive Decay (PCD) to Measure Minority Carrier Lifetime in Semiconductors,” at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair.
Student and judge interacting

Undergraduate Exhibition wraps up record year

Hundreds of students and judges bustled about in the HUB-Robeson Center Wednesday evening for the 2018 Undergraduate Research Exhibition on the University Park campus of Penn State. From musical presentations in the Flex Theater posters in Alumni and Heritage halls, the University's best were promoting the fruits of their academic and artistic pursuits.
2018 Erickson Grants logo

72 undergraduate students awarded Erickson Discovery Grants

The list of 2018 Erickson Discovery Grants has been released, and 72 students from Penn State campuses will have their work bolstered by a $3,500 grant from the Office of Undergraduate Education.
The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.

Penn State Altoona students take part in annual undergraduate research fair

Ninety-one Penn State Altoona students participated in the 16th annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Fair on April 14.
Penn State Altoona Eiche Library

Dillen and Zanin-Yost present at West Virginia Library Assocation conference

Cathleen Dillen and Alessia Zanin-Yost presented, "Students and Research Needs: When small changes do make a difference."
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.
Nathan Koller and Andrew Culp

Learning By Discovery

Environmental studies students get hands-on learning through partnership with a local farm.
Laura Rotunno facilitates a poster workshop

Laura Rotunno, Alessia Zanin-Yost featured on PA Library Association blog

“Promoting visual literacy with poster design workshops” describes how Rotunno and Zanin-Yost co-presented a series of workshops to help students transform research into posters.