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EARTHQUEST COMES TO CAPITOL HILL

Penn State Brandywine sophomore Sara Neville was selected as one of 60 undergraduates from across the nation and across all disciplines to present her research to senators, representatives, their staffers and representatives from funding agencies as part of the Council on Undergraduate Research's annual Posters on the Hill event on April 13 in Washington, D.C.

ENGINEERING CLUB PLACES 3RD IN RUBE GOLDBERG COMPETITION

All it took was a few sets of elaborate arms, wheels, gears, handles, cups, rods, balls, boots, cages, bathtubs and a base gel and alcohol mixture and voila! The Penn State Brandywine Engineering Club had a mouse-trap-like contraption that dispensed hand sanitizer all on its own.

It was this over-engineered apparatus that won the club third place in the 2010 Rube Goldberg competition held at University Park.

BRANDYWINE GRAD WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD FOR THESIS

Uncovers important perspective on history

STUDENTS RAISE MORE THAN $1500 FOR PEDIATRIC CANCER

More than 70 Penn State Brandywine community members raised more than $1,500 in just two and a half hours by creating human sundaes and bidding on items such as theater and museum tickets, spa treatments, paintings and much more. Gill was one of only two students from the campus chosen to dance for 46 hours at the IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon beginning on February 19 at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park to raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Children's Hospital.

STUDENTS SHOW COURAGE TO SAVE LIVES

In a heartwarming effort to honor beloved professor Arnold Markley, who will soon undergo a bone marrow transplant to win his fight against leukemia, nearly 70 people, more than half of them students, joined the national marrow donor registry on Friday, Dec. 4 at Penn State Brandywine's "Be The Match Registry" drive.

"I was inspired to [join the registry] after hearing about Dr. Markley," 19-year-old freshman Will Schmidt, of West Chester, said.

A QUARTER MILE OF QUARTERS

In keeping with their focus this academic year on universal primary education, Penn State Brandywine honors students are raising money for children in Ghana, Africa to help pay for their schooling. In just four hours on Monday, Nov. 2, the students raised almost 160 dollars in quarters (360 dollars in total) for the Heritage Academy, a co-educational primary and junior high day school founded in 2004 by Kwesi Koomson, a math teacher at the Westtown School in West Chester, and his wife, Melissa.

GUERTIN RECOGNIZED FOR INNOVATION AND DEDICATION TO TEACHING

For Laura Guertin, soil is more than just dirt, the Earth is not just for walking and teaching is a passion, not a paycheck. Her students, colleagues and friends have known that for years, so it's only fitting that the world now knows it, too.

PROFESSOR EXPLORES NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION

It's no secret that the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom and other countries are suspicious of Iran's nuclear capabilities since discovering in September its covertly-built uranium enrichment plant. And after a meeting Oct. 13, in Moscow between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and President Dmitry Medvedev, it is still unclear how these countries will respond to such a threat.

But while the U.S.

STUDENTS HELP PROVIDE CLEAN WATER TO THOUSANDS IN AFGHANISTAN

As President Obama calls for a 'civilian surge' to aid in the development of Afghanistan, a group of Penn State Brandywine undergraduate students found a way to support direct help to the Afghan people.

KENNEDY BRINGS NEW LIGHT TO LITERATURE AND SOCIAL RELATIONS OF MEDIEVAL ENGLAND

Assistant Professor of English Kathleen Kennedy took a journey through the Middle Ages to explore how the relationship between lords and retainers in medieval England was depicted in literature by Chaucer, Gower, Langland, and Lydgate in her newly published book, Maintenance, Meed, and Marriage in Medieval English Literature.

According to publisher Palgrave Macmillan, "Kennedy uses close readings and medieval letter collections to provide a documentary look at how lords and men communicated information about their relationships and reveals surprisin

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