June 21, 2001
research and graduate
school partnership launched
research institutions of international standing have come together to
create a worldwide research and graduate education partnership, to be
known as the Worldwide University Network (WUN).
State ranked No. 1 in
degrees awarded to
State's University Park campus is ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania for bachelor's
and doctoral degrees awarded to Hispanic students, according to reports
published recently in The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education.
chair will be facilitator
University's Commission for Women has made great strides duringits first
20 years, but plenty of work remains be done, according to the commission's
million grant supports
study of astrostatistics
$1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided
funding for researchers at Penn State and collaborators at two other universities
to further study the emerging, interdisciplinary field of astrostatistics.
ranked among world's best
State Executive Programs at The Smeal College of Business were ranked
22nd overall in the third annual Financial Times' rankings of international
non-degree executive education programs.
grant aids research
on environmental disputes
Gray, professor of organizational behavior and director of the Center
for Research in Conflict and Negotiation in The Smeal College of Business
Administration, and researchers from six other universities have received
a $300,000 grant to continue research on environmental disputes from the
California-based William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
of Nursing awards
first doctoral degree
13th was a very important day for Janice Penrod. After years of perseverance
and hard work, she received her doctoral degree in nursing from Penn State.
summer research program
summer, 40 undergraduate students are visiting the University Park campus
to take part in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's (CIC) Summer
Research Opportunities Program at Penn State.
project in the School of Business Administration at Penn State Harrisburg
has provided two initiatives for an agency serving disabled people.
marker links lawmaker,
ancestor to University's Oak
installation of the newest campus historical marker held special significance
for State Rep. Lynn Herman of Philipsburg and about a dozen other descendants
of Penn State's first farm foreman, John Herman.