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Penn State STEM Fall Open House
The Pennsylvania State University STEM Fall Open House

The Penn State Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fall Open House will be held October 15-18, 2015. The program is designed for underrepresented junior and senior undergraduates who have strong academic records and are interested in applying for graduate programs at Penn State.

New Graduate Student Orientation
New Graduate Student Orientation

The Graduate School will hold its 2015 New Graduate Student Orientation on Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 1-5 p.m. in Eisenhower Auditorium. The half-day session is intended for all new graduate students, including new international graduate students.

Workshops on Grant Writing
Workshops on Grant Writing

Registration is open for the series of grant-writing workshops hosted by the Graduate School. The workshops are intended for advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars and will be held throughout the fall semester. Registration is required for all workshops and will close one week prior to the date of each workshop.


A Penn State aerospace engineering student examines the prototype autopilot system on a small quadrotor.


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The Nittany Lion Shrine


National Rankings

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STEM graduate student in lab


NSF funds a unique program to train graduate STEM students

A curriculum in density-functional theory (DFT) for...


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