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Science Journal Spotlight: Research and Teaching

24 May 2021

The Winter 2021 issue of the Science Journal highlights several notable researchers in the college as well as efforts to improve teaching.

 

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Beatrice Sirakaya for the Winter 2021 issue of the Science Journal.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Bio-Tech Cluster
A new cluster within the Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) minor provides students with an education in the life and physical sciences as well as interpersonal skills that prepare them for future careers.

 

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Photo of students in the BIO 220 laboratory class.

Online Laboratory Learning
This article highlights efforts to convert a lab-based course in the Department of Biology into a safe, hybrid learning experience.

 

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Old Main

New Faculty
Please join us in welcoming new tenure-line faculty in the Eberly College of Science.

 

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Jilian Roebuck

Research and Outreach and Education, Oh My!
Chemistry major Jilian Roebuck combines her passions for chemistry and science education while at Penn State.

 

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Lynnicia Massenburg

An Academic and Activist
In addition to maintaining a research program, graduate student Lynnicia Massenburg strives to provide new opportunities for her BIPOC peers.

 

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Squire Booker with lab equipment

Cellular Signposts
Eberly Family Distinguished Chair in Science Squire Booker maps the trail of chemical reactions, which has led to important discoveries in antibiotics.  

 

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C.R. Rao Receives 35th and 36th Honorary Doctoral Degrees

Celebrating the 100th Birthday of C.R. Rao
On his 100th birthday, we celebrate professor emeritus and eminent statistician C.R. Rao’s impressive contributions to mathematics and statistical theory as well as the lasting impact on his colleagues and students at Penn State.

View the rest of this issue at the Science Journal web page.