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Schreyer Honors College Scholar chosen to receive inaugural 'All In' award

Schreyer Honors College Scholar chosen to receive inaugural 'All In' award

Penn State junior and Schreyer Honors College Scholar Candice Crutchfield is a recipient of the “All In at Penn State” achievement award. She was recognized April 18, 2017, as one of two recipients of the honor.

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Dr. Gary Adler named Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow

Dr. Gary Adler named Rock Ethics Institute Faculty Fellow

Dr. Adler will become an active partner in the Rock Ethics Institute faculty community, and will form curricular and research collaborations with faculty hired through Penn State’s co-funded ethics hires program.

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Criminology alum named chief of police at University Park

Criminology alum named chief of police at University Park

Keith Morris, chief of the Allentown Police Department in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has been named chief of police at Penn State’s University Park campus, effective April 20. Morris earned a bachelor of science in administration of justice from Penn State in 1995.

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Alumni and Students Honored at 2017 Sociology and Criminology Award Ceremony

Alumni and Students Honored at 2017 Sociology and Criminology Award Ceremony

Outstanding alumni and undergraduate students were honored at the 2017 Department of Sociology and Criminology Award Ceremony on April 7 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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Dialogue in Trump's America

Dialogue in Trump's America

David Holloway, director of Northern Ireland-based Community Dialogue, and Laurie Mulvey, executive director of Penn State’s World in Conversation Center for Public Diplomacy, will deliver a public workshop titled “Dialogue in Trump’s America” from noon to 1 p.m. April 3 in Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library.

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Sociology alumnus, Matthew S. Hall recognized for early career achievements

Sociology alumnus, Matthew S. Hall recognized for early career achievements

Penn State Graduate School alumnus Matthew S. Hall received the Graduate School Alumni Society (GSAS) Early Career Award on March 25 at the annual GSAS recognition dinner. This award was established to recognize alumni who have demonstrated exceptional success in their chosen field within the first ten years after obtaining their graduate degree.

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