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Research Spotlight: John Leri, '16

John Leri, a 2016 graduate with a degree in psychology and minors in criminal justice and biology, is currently pursuing his Ph.D. Through his undergraduate research experience at Penn State Altoona, Leri discovered what makes our college unique.

John Leri

Answering the Toughest Question: Why?

Why do people act the way they do? Curious to find out for himself, student John Leri decided to study the behavior of humans ... and zebrafish.
2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Record 83 undergraduates receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Eighty-three students from across Penn State’s campuses will each be awarded a $3,500 Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The students will use the funds to immerse themselves in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
 Undergraduate Research at the Capitol, students on steps

Students join PA legislators for Undergraduate Research

On April 25, 11 undergraduate students representing Penn State campuses throughout Pennsylvania presented their research to an audience of legislators at the Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference.

Spring 2017 Student Showcase EMET demonstrations

Penn State Altoona Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology students presented final projects at the spring 2017 Student Showcase.

Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Spring 2017 Student Showcase

Penn State Altoona held its spring semester Business, Engineering, and Information Sciences and Technology Student Showcase event Friday, April 28, 2017.

EMET Research Spotlight: Ben Borst

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology major Ben Borst shares his experiences with undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.

Jonathan Willett: Security and Risk Analysis Research Spotlight

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Jonathan Willett shares his experiences with Security and Risk Analysis research.

Bryce Brindle: Undergraduate Internship Spotlight

Undergraduate research opportunities are available all across Penn State Altoona. Bryce Brindle shares his experiences with EMET research.

Jonathan Willett presents on his internship project

Secure Your Ride

Jonathan Willett shares his undergraduate research experience. Read his story and watch the video.

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