Celebrating Female Acousticians on the International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Did you know? - today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science! PSU ASA knows a lot of female acousticians to celebrate today! There are lots of great acoustics students here in the Graduate Program in Acoustics, including our Outreach Coordinator Molly...

PSU ASA back in the International Year of Sound

Happy New Year! The Penn State ASA is back and excited to make the most out of the International Year of Sound 2020 - an initiative which matches our organization's mission to disseminate a knowledge and appreciation of acoustics. We already have big plans for this...

Penn State Acoustics gears up for ASA San Diego!

The student chapter hosted practice presentations for Penn State students who will be presenting at the San Diego conference! The following current Graduate Program in Acoustics students are presenting: Zhendong Huang - 1pNS5: Predicting the statistical occurrence of...

Haunted U 2019

We did Haunted U again this year - this time, with a Jurassic Park theme! Haunted U is another Eberly College of Science outreach event that the Penn State ASA has had fun with in the past. This year, we brought back the chaldni plates, to talk about vibration in 2...

Acoustics Jeopardy at our first Fall 2019 General Meeting!

For our first General Meeting of the Fall 2019 semester, we cooked up an Acoustics Jeopardy! The categories were Famous Acousticians, Fundamentals, We Are [Penn State], Faculty, and Fun Facts. Team Lemon won the competition, but it was very close - it came down to a...

Think Outside the Beaker 2019

On September 16th 2019, the PSU ASA did another outreach event in partnership with the Eberly College of Science - this time, Think Outside the Beaker! We were able to talk and present about acoustics with 9 local middle school students. The volunteering grad students...

PSU ASA at Grange Fair 2019 – Ask a Scientist

The student chapter participated in the Ask A Scientist event (put on by the Eberly College of Science) at the Centre County Grange Fair on August 23rd 2019. The Grange Fair is a huge phenomenon in the community surrounding Penn State, and the chapter was excited to...

Outreach event at school for the hearing impaired

Penn State ASA volunteered in a program called STEM Extension for Summer Academy here on PSU campus. The event engaged blind and visually-impaired high school students in STEM research from which they have previously felt excluded. Students were able to interact with...