Andrew Read elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
May 11, 2015
The Royal Society is a self-governing fellowship of many of the world’s most distinguished scientists, whose self-stated purpose is to recognize, promote, and support excellence in science and to encourage the development and use of science for the benefit of humanity.
Student Story: Vet Science major finds different perspectives in Belize
May 11, 2015
Emily Spadaro spent her summer caring for jaguars at a zoo, castrating pigs and a horse, and swimming in a waterfall.
A senior majoring in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Spadaro completed a four-week study-abroad program in Belize that consisted of a course in large-animal and tropical veterinary practices for the first two weeks, and a wildlife conservation and ecology course for the last two weeks.
Undergraduates honored with Rock Ethics Institute 2015 Stand Up Award
April 27, 2015
See something that’s wrong in the world? Do something about it and help others — that’s the common motto for this year’s Rock Ethics Institute Stand Up honorees. Penn State students Melissa McCleery, Carolyn McDonald and Parker Werns are being honored respectively for their work in helping to prevent sexual violence; poverty; and discrimination against the LGBT community.