undergraduate research

Libraries' Research Awards recognize 105 students across 19 campuses

Penn State University Libraries awarded its Undergraduate Research Award: Excellence in Information Literacy to students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses in April, honoring 97 undergraduate students as well as eight graduate students participating in their respective campus-wide research exhibition events.

Schreyer Scholars honored for research

Two members of the Penn State Berks graduating class were honored for their research and received Schreyer Scholar Honors Medals at the Academic Achievement Awards Ceremony held on Sunday, April 14.

'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.

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.

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.