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Penn State Scranton's Asif ud-Doula named University College Faculty Scholar

Asif ud-Doula, associate professor of physics at Penn State Scranton, is the 2018 University College Faculty Scholar Award recipient.
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Researchers to study conditions at senior centers across the Commonwealth

Janet Melnick, associate teaching professor in Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, and Heather Shanks-McElroy of Keystone College are collaborating on a research project focusing on conditions at senior community centers throughout Pennsylvania to determine how they are meeting the needs of older Pennsylvanians.
Dr. Raymond Petren

Dr. Raymond Petren

Dr. Raymond Petren, assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State Scranton, has been named a Top 50 Reviewer by Family Relations, an international journal of applied family studies and a journal of the National Council on Family Relations.

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Michael Evans receives University College Teaching Award

Michael Evans, assistant chief academic officer and associate teaching professor of nursing at Penn State Scranton, is the recipient of the 2018-2019 University College Teaching Award.
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Penn State announces 2018 University-wide faculty and staff awards

Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The invitation-only ceremony for the 2018 awards was Tuesday, April 3, at University Park.

Six faculty members receive 2018 Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching

Six Penn State faculty members have received the 2018 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching — Fred Aebli, information sciences and technology program co-coordinator and lecturer at Penn State Worthington Scranton; Elaine S. Barry, associate professor of human development and family studies at Penn State Fayette; Mary Connerty, senior lecturer in English at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College; Dennis Decoteau, professor of horticulture and plant system health in the College of Agricultural Sciences; Fred Fonseca, associate professor of information sciences and technology in the College of Information Sciences and Technology; and Michael Janik, professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering.
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Psychology students share their research at national psychology conference

Three students in Penn State Worthington Scranton’s psychology degree program spent part of their spring break in Philadelphia showcasing their academic research at this year’s annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.
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Asif ud-Doula

Dr. Asif ud-Doula, an associate professor of physics at Penn State Worthington Scranton researches massive stars and recently, one of his research studies received independent observational support and is referenced in two international popular articles. 

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For Penn State Professor Asif ud-Doula, studying stars is a massive undertaking

A study Asif ud-Doula co-authored with two close collaborators in 2014, wherein they proposed a theory for how reduction in the colliding winds of large stars could actually make them brighter and emit more X-rays, has recently received some independent observational support and is referenced in two international popular articles.

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