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  • Spectators watch fireworks light up the darkening blue sky over Mount Nittany. "Penn State Lives Here" is in grey in the lower left corner.

    Lighting up the Sky

    In Happy Valley, July 4th culminates with a spectacular fireworks show over Penn State's Beaver Stadium.

  • Three people use 3D glasses and large screens to virtually explore a structure in the Immersive Construction Lab. "Penn State Lives Here."

    An Avatar on a Mission

    Virtual reality simulations are lowering costs and allowing for better planning as Penn Staters transform old structures into energy-efficient spaces.

  • A vast expanse of water with Darren Miller swimming in the the bottom right. A small yellow canoe is in the top middle of the frame. "Penn State Lives Here" is in the left bottom corner of the frame.

    Swimming for the Third Boat

    It holds his family, friends that he has lost, and the children and families he hopes to help. For Penn State Altoona alumnus Darren Miller, the third boat is why he swims.

  • A student in the LifeLink program dances with the Nittany Lion.

    Friends for a Lifetime

    Tanya, a LifeLink participant, gets a taste of college life, even attending classes on campus with the help of a Penn State student mentor.

  • Richard Alley stands in front of a rock formation. In the lower left corner a box with text reading "Penn State Lives Here" appears.

    A MOOC for Planet Earth

    Climate change expert Richard Alley, who aimed his passion for teaching about energy sustainability at thousands of students as he taught his first MOOC, takes a look back at the experience.