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Schreyer Scholar Selected for Prestigious Conference in Harrisburg

A Brandywine senior and Schreyer Honors Scholar will be presenting her exciting research next month at the Capitol in Harrisburg. Lauren Lomas, a Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) major, is the fifth student in the campus’ history to be … Continue reading

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We are Proud to Present: The Sustainable Garden Club!

We at the PSU Brandywine Honors Program are beyond excited about the progress of the Sustainable Garden Club! After much ado, we finally broke ground on the garden and set up planting boxes on July 26. Now, nearly three weeks … Continue reading

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It’s Graduation Season! May 10, 2014.

Today we are sad to say goodbye to Senior Cooper Honors Scholar, Megan Draper! Of course we wish her great and continued success throughout her academic career. Congratulations to Megan, and to all 2014 grads at Penn State Brandywine!

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Socratic Symposium, Spring 2014

With another semester ostensibly in the books, honors scholars convened for another Socratic Symposium this Spring. This time, the main attraction was Megan Draper’s defense of her Senior Thesis regarding her work studying primates in Borneo, Indonesia. Megan wrote about … Continue reading

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2014 Academic Recognition Ceremony

On Monday, April 14, Penn State Brandywine held its Spring Academic Recognition Ceremony, and our honors program was well represented! The Undergraduate Student Research Award went to Megan Draper for her outstanding work studying primates in Borneo, Indonesia. The President … Continue reading

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Freshman Schreyer Honors Scholar Wins Prestigious Award, and 150 Dollars

What role do women have in sports journalism? First year Schreyer scholar Haleigh Swansen is working alongside Dr. Hans Schmidt at Penn State Brandywine to determine how much has changed about this topic in the past 30 years. She also … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Break: Trip to Barcelona, Spain

Happy Thanksgiving, Penn Staters! While we’re all gathered around the table, surrounded by our loved ones, and making plans for “Black Friday,” honors scholars Lauren Lomas, Naaila Malik and Damien Melendez have spent the week studying abroad in beautiful Barcelona. … Continue reading

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Honors Scholars to Host GMO Food Debate

On Wednesday, December 11, honors scholars enrolled in 301H will host a public debate during common hour (12:30 – 1:30pm) in 113 Main. The debate relates to the current theme of the Honors Program, which is sustainability. GMO (genetically modified … Continue reading

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An Evening with the Chancellor

On Monday, September 23, all honors scholars had the unique privilege of being invited to spend an evening with the chancellor of Penn State Brandywine. The gathering was hosted by Dr. Myra Goldschmidt at her home in Media, PA. This … Continue reading

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Honors Scholars Join the Fight Against Hunger with Philabundance

To start the fall semester at Penn State Brandywine, a group of more than 30 honors scholars enrolled in STS 130H volunteered their time to help local food charity, Philabundance. These students will be spending the next few months studying … Continue reading

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