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Most students come to a university hoping to find opportunities to broaden their knowledge of their world, their career field, and of themselves.
And while many large “research” institutions make the claim that students can earn valuable research experience, the truth is the most educational, hands-on work is often reserved for graduate students - while undergrads are often left observing.
Making advances in groundbreaking cancer cell research, McAfee and Zegar, married chemists who came to PSU in 1997 when they both applied for the same job, have secured multiple scholarships for students and have proudly helped the university with one of its missions: recruiting and retaining diversity.
Roy Jensen admits that when he graduated from high school in Gardner, Kansas, he, like most his age, “didn’t have much of a clue” about what he wanted to do with his life. Two things were pretty certain, however: He loved playing basketball and he was sure that he didn’t want to become a doctor.