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Odhner and his fellow engineers prepare to launch their rocket.

'Rocket Man'

Kale Odhner and his fellow Penn State Berks students took their senior capstone project all the way to the "Sugar Shot to Space" in California’s Mojave Desert in hopes of breaking a world record for altitude with a sugar-fueled rocket.
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Two Berks students receive Erickson Discovery Grants

This year, two students at Penn State Berks received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2018, through the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Austin Fruin

Research opens doors for student marshal

Austin Fruin, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, will graduate on Dec. 15 as Penn State Berks student marshal.
Michael Bianco virtual air hockey table

Scholar, professor looking to 'black box' the human body

A Penn State Berks engineering student and Schreyer Scholar has furthered the motor-control research of his professor after changing his own original career path.
Erickson Discovery Grants

Eight Berks students receive 2017 Erickson Grants

This year, eight students at Penn State Berks received the University’s prestigious Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. Penn State Berks had the highest number of student recipients of any Penn State campus other than University Park.
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.
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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.
The Pennsylvania Capitol

Eleven Penn State students to present research to PA legislators on April 25

Undergraduate students representing seven of Penn State’s campuses will present their research to legislators at the 15th annual Undergraduate Research at the Capitol – Pennsylvania (URC-PA) conference, taking place at the Capitol Complex in Harrisburg on April 25.