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Brandywine student tackles year of research with energy

When Pedram Pouladvand, a psychology major at Penn State Brandywine, realized how many of his peers depend on energy drinks to get through the week, he decided it was time to educate himself and others on the drinks’ psychological impacts.
Group photo of Nannette D'Imperio, Terri Quiambao, Fawzia Salahuddin, Shaimun Alam, Ifreet Rahman, and Laura Kraya.

Brandywine students, faculty create new club celebrating female STEM majors

When Shaimun Alam, Ifreet Rahman and Fawzia Salahuddin came to Penn State Brandywine, they were already used to working together and getting things done. Now they've created a new, all-inclusive club to support women in STEM majors.
Mitch Engleka

Engineering student turns summer internship into part-time job

When Mitch Engleka decided to change his major, it seemed like a pretty simple switch -- just from one type of engineering to another.
Joshua Beauchamp of Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine’s engineering program brings student’s dreams full circle

Joshua Beauchamp’s lifelong passion for robotics introduced him to Penn State Brandywine. Today, as a Brandywine student, he is introducing grade-school students to the world of robotics.
RN to BSN program at Penn State Brandywine

Brandywine and Abington team up to host RN to BSN program in Philly region

Penn State’s Office of Continuing Education has revamped its RN to BSN program in the Philadelphia region.
Max Schmid of Penn State Brandywine

A quick look at one of Penn State’s most versatile degrees

When Brian Fairfield and Max Schmid couldn’t find Penn State degrees that matched their hopes, they created their own through a little-known University program: the bachelor of philosophy degree (BPHIL).
Joseph Longobardi

Planning ahead: Brandywine IST majors discuss benefits of interning early

Joseph Longobardi and Tisa Huynh, Penn State Brandywine seniors studying information sciences and technology, got a head start on their internship requirements. Today, they’re reaping the benefits of their foresight and face promising careers after graduation.
Yasmine Baroody, Penn State Brandywine Alumna

Unexpected opportunity leads former Brandywine student to success at J.P. Morgan

Yasmine Baroody, a J.P. Morgan employee and Penn State alumna, almost walked right past her future career.
Meg Wieger finished high school early to pursue her dream of becoming a country music singer. Now, she’s pursuing another dream: earning a college degree and beginning a career in the renewable energy industry.

For adult learners, study abroad one step toward realizing dreams

For adult learners, a study abroad component can pose unique challenges. But adult learners — many with full-time jobs, families or both — have found ways to successfully juggle the tasks to make studying abroad a reality.
Junior Erin Dolan secured a summer internship at ESPN

Broadcast journalism student earns summer internship with ESPN

Erin Dolan, a broadcast journalism major, has been named one of eight internship/scholarship winners nationally through a program conducted by the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM). She earned a $1,000 scholarship and will be a production intern for ESPN.

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