IMAGINE Summer 2020 Newsletter

It was with a mixture of sadness and anger that I learned of the recent unjust deaths of unarmed Black Americans. Our community thrives due to its diversity, and it is clear to me that only an inclusive community in which voices of all backgrounds are heard and respected can live up to its full potential. During this time of uncertainty and social distancing, I have urged everyone in MatSE to engage in conversations around race so that we can learn from one another and find better ways to support each another. It is incumbent on all of us to fight racism and xenophobia in all its forms. Together we can be strong advocates for change.  Read more
MatSE Students in the News
 Susan Trolier-McKinstry , Flaschen Professor of Ceramic Science and Engineering and professor of electrical engineering, has been named an Evan Pugh Professor, an elite and prestigious distinction conferred by the University on only 73 faculty members since the establishment of the designation in 1960.  Read more
When Coppola retired following his 35-year career in the industry and building products arena — in which he had accomplished a great deal — he brought his knowledge and passion back to Penn State to pay it forward. Read more