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Yes, it IS rocket science!

A Penn State Wilkes-Barre student and faculty member participated in a NASA workshop in Virginia this summer. Students from around the country came to learn how to build a data-acquiring rocket payload.
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Students participate in research at the Friedman Observatory

As a spring-board for additional research, the project demon­strates what can be done by students who have an interest in setting their sights on the night sky.
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Creativity + 3D printer = solution for art gallery

Canvases in the Friedman Art Gallery kept falling off the gallery’s hanging rods. Was there a simple and inexpensive solution?
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Martin Luther King Jr.

Wilkes-Barre campus collecting items in support of community organizations

Penn State Wilkes-Barre is supporting community organizations through a donation drive planned in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.

Penn State alumni groups offering Wilkes-Barre/Scranton hockey tickets

The community is invited to join several local Penn State alumni groups for a Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hockey game.
Screenshot of Penn State Go features on various mobile devices

Penn State Go, the official mobile app of the University is available now

Penn State Go, the official all-in-one mobile app, is available to download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Penn State Go delivers single sign-on access to features including Canvas, Penn State email, shuttle bus tracking,  campus maps,  grades, class schedules, tuition bills via LionPATH, LionCash+, library services, Starfish academic advising, and more.
Chamber musicians

Chamber music society to perform benefit concert at Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Northeastern Pennsylvania Chamber Music Society (NEPACMS) benefit concert on Jan. 10 featuring a special performance of music composed by a faculty member at the campus. "A Bohemian Winter" begins at 7 p.m. in the historic Hayfield House and is open to the public.
Scholarship award winners and committee members (l to r): Mary Reddy (scholarship committee), Ethan Krzysik, Jonathan Pineno (president, Arts at Hayfield), Asher Smart, Karen Winters (scholarship committee)

Irene Thomas Scholarship Awards

Five Penn State Wilkes-Barre students received scholarships from the Irene Thomas Memorial Scholarship fund, sponsored by Arts at Hayfield, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting community arts.