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  • Students reveal the total amount of money raised for THON 2015.

    THON 2015: The Big Reveal!

    The dancing may be over, but for pediatric cancer patients THON's impact lasts forever.

  • Max Rohn, a member of the Penn State Ability Athletics team, practices with the discus.

    Still Fighting to Win

    VIDEO: U.S. military veteran Max Rohn's leg wound and subsequent amputation didn't quell his competitive nature. With Penn State Ability Athletics, he's training for national and world championships in track and field.

  • Emily Zheng points to the stock ticker inside the Smeal Business Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

    Managing Millions

    Through the Penn State Smeal College of Business Nittany Lion Fund, student Emily Zheng has spent the past four years helping to manage millions of investor dollars. That experience helped her land a dream job on Wall Street.

  • Two researchers measure plants.

    Farming in a Hot, Dry World

    VIDEO: As climate change creates increasingly unstable weather conditions around the globe, a Department of Biology research project aims to help farmers adapt more quickly in a world that needs more food every day.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke to an estimated crowd of 9,000 people inside the newly expanded Recreation Hall on January 21, 1965. King told the crowd that “segregation is on its death bed today,” and the only question was “how costly the segregationist will make the funeral.”

    Reflecting on King's Legacy

    On the fiftieth anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s 1965 speech at Penn State, the University community looks back at the civil rights leader's visit to Rec Hall as well as his many contributions to society.