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Alumnus Jason De León receives 2017 MacArthur Fellowship
Alumnus Jason De León receives 2017 MacArthur Fellowship

Jason De León, a 2008 doctoral graduate in anthropology, has recently been named to the list of 2017 MacArthur Fellowship recipients. 

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Alumna's Career Achievement Defined by Graduate School Experiences
Alumna's Career Achievements, Executive Leadership Defined by Graduate School Experiences

When Jacquelyn S. Fetrow was named as Albright College’s 15th president in October 2016, a member of the presidential search committee remarked that her numerous professional achievements were sustained by her “gifts of intellectual curiosity, skillful communication, strategic vision and humane understanding.”

Graduate Student Profile: James Fraser
Graduate Student Profile: James Fraser

For James Fraser, a Ph.D. student in the intercollege molecular, cellular, and integrative biosciences program, studying red blood cell generation is a cause that he can personally understand. That is because he has hemophilia, a bleeding disorder where blood does not clot normally, and understanding blood and the underlying complex roles physiology plays in the blood is important to him.

Penn State graduate student selected for NASA astronaut program
Penn State graduate student selected for NASA astronaut program

Zena Cardman, a doctoral student in geosciences, was named to NASA's 2017 astronaut class on June 7. Cardman and the others are now considered astronaut candidates and will start a two-year training program in August before they can become full astronauts and qualify for spaceflight missions.

Penn State continues to perform well in U.S. News graduate school rankings
Penn State continues to perform well in U.S. News graduate school rankings

Penn State’s graduate school programs continue to perform well in the annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Graduate Schools” rankings, the latest of which were announced March 14.

The Graduate School in the News
October 19, 2017
Cacao pioneers: Meet Penn State's Colombian Fulbright Scholars
Four new Fulbright Scholars, who arrived at the College of Agricultural Sciences in August, are looking to economics, sociology, and soil and plant science research for ways to put Colombia at the forefront of the world's cacao production. Under the guidance of faculty at Penn State, they will attempt to tackle some of the country's most pervasive issues, from education to production challenges and corruption.
October 18, 2017
Counselor education faculty, graduate students present at national conference
The College of Education's Counselor Education Program was well-represented at the annual conference of The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), held recently in Chicago. Program faculty and doctoral students presented on a variety of topics and were a strong presence in all levels of activities, including full sessions, posters, roundtables and leadership meetings.
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