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Penn State hosts new NSF graduate researchers
Penn State hosts new NSF graduate researchers

Penn State is hosting twenty-two new National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program recipients for the 2014-15 academic year. The NSF program supports outstanding graduate students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines, and those in STEM education and learning research, who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees.

Workshops on Grant Writing
Workshops on Grant Writing

Registration is now open for the series of grant-writing workshops hosted by the Graduate School. The workshops are intended for advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and will be held throughout the fall semester. Registration is required for all workshops and will close one week prior to the date of each workshop.

Annual Postdoctoral Research Exhibition
Postdoctoral Research Exhibition

Research conducted by postdoctoral scholars from across the University will be showcased at the annual Postdoctoral Research Exhibition to be held on September 24, 2014, from 1-5 p.m. in the Ballroom at the Nittany Lion Inn.


despite a high fat content, pistachios may help lower stress levels


Relieve Stress by Eating... Pistachios?

Dr. Sheila West, a member of the Graduate Faculty, is among a team of Penn State researchers that discovered eating two servings of pistachios per day may reduce the body's response to the stresses of everyday life among people with type 2 diabetes...

The Nittany Lion Shrine


National Rankings

Sixty-five Penn State programs were ranked in the most recent NRC Assessment of Research Doctorate...

CATA bus


Ride for Five Program

The mass transit plan is now available to off-campus graduate students...


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