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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
November 20, 2017
Two Penn State students receive American Society of Civil Engineers awards
The Central Pennsylvania Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers has selected two Penn State students for their 2017 Student Award.
November 17, 2017
Penn State Smeal MBA Program ranked No. 25 in Bloomberg Businessweek rankings
The Penn State Smeal MBA Program is No. 25 in the 2017 Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business Schools rankings released Thursday. Smeal improved 12 places over its previous Businessweek ranking, one of the biggest gains by any business school on the list.
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