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May 2018 - Issue 7

The View from Kern

There is one particular weekend in the month of March that creates an enduring sense of pride for the entire Graduate School community. I hope you will gain an appreciation for why that weekend is so meaningful and significant when you read the articles included in this issue of the Graduate School Alumni Newsletter.
 

41 graduate students earn awards at 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition

Forty-one graduate students received awards for their research and creative scholarship in the 33rd annual Graduate Exhibition, held March 23 and 25 on Penn State's University Park campus. A complete list of winners is available below. 


19 Graduate School doctoral alumni honored during reunion weekend

Penn State doctoral alumni celebrating the 10th, 25th, and 50th anniversary of receiving their doctorate returned to University Park for the Graduate School’s annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Luncheon on March 24 in Kern Graduate Building. 


Graduate School alumnus Hank Seifert recognized for lifetime achievements

H. Steven “Hank” Seifert is the 2018 recipient of the Penn State Graduate School Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is presented to alumni who have achieved exceptional success throughout the course of their career and have demonstrated loyalty to the University and the Alumni Association. 


Graduate School alumnus David Will receives humanitarian award

Penn State Graduate School alumnus David Will received the Graduate School Alumni Society Humanitarian Award. This award recognizes an alumnus/alumna holding a graduate degree from Penn State who has made a positive societal impact on the welfare of humankind beyond the responsibilities of one’s profession. 


Graduate student excellence celebrated at awards luncheon

Penn State President Eric Barron presented 11 awards to more than 30 graduate students in recognition of outstanding achievement during the annual Graduate Student Awards Luncheon, held April 25 at the Nittany Lion Inn. 


Class Notes

All Graduate School alumni are invited to submit your announcements of career achievements, updates, or any other news of general interest that you would like to share. 

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