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Former NASA administrator encourages graduates to be bold, fearless, big dreamers

Charles F. Bolden Jr., former NASA administrator and astronaut, addressed more that 1,400 graduating seniors at this year’s College of Engineering commencement ceremony on May 3 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Aerospace engineering head appointed to FAA aircraft certification review committee

Amy R. Pritchett, professor and head of aerospace engineering at Penn State, was recently named one of six experts by U.S Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao to serve on a U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Special Committee that will review how the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifies aircraft.

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Law, policy, and engineering experts convene to address biotechnology and biomedicine boon

Experts from across the United States gathered at Penn State on April 11 to address the next generation devices for biotechnology and biomedicine.


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Advances in snow removal on campus

Industrial engineering students and faculty have created a real-time scheduling solution for snow removal on the Penn State campus.

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Thank you from the College of Engineering

With continued support from our Penn State family, we are committed to inspiring change and impacting tomorrow. Thank you!



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Heard on campus: Retired astronaut, Penn State alumnus Guion “Guy” Bluford Jr.

Retired astronaut and Penn State engineering alumnus Guion “Guy” Bluford Jr. recently presented a talk titled “STEM Forward: Minorities in Engineering” at Penn State Harrisburg.

Read more about Dr. Bluford’s experiences as an astronaut, space shuttle flights, and the future of manned space flight.

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