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Career Exploration Workshop
Career Exploration Workshop

The Graduate School at Penn State is hosting a Career Exploration Workshop on Saturday, October 14, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The workshop will begin with an opening plenary session titled, “Securing a Job is a Process.”

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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
September 20, 2017
New biomaterial could replace plastic laminates, greatly reduce pollution
An inexpensive biomaterial that can be used to sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications has been developed by Penn State researchers, who predict its adoption would greatly reduce pollution.
September 20, 2017
A teach-in on DACA will be held Sept. 26
A teach-in on "DACA, the Latinx Experience, and the Politics of Fear" will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library on the University Park campus of Penn State.
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