- 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
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
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
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’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.