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  • Senior photojournalism major Hannah Bressi covered the Blue-White game this spring in preparation for her upcoming coverage of the Croke Park Classic Aug. 30 in Ireland. Bressi is one of eight College of Communications students on the coverage team.

    Doing an Irish Gig

    Although it will fulfill requirements for a formal course, the work of a group of College of Communications students dubbed the "Ireland Bureau" is much more than just a class assignment.

  • Three researchers look at cocoa leaves in a greenhouse. In the bottom left the words "Penn State Live Here" are reversed out of a blue box.

    Making Chocolate Sustainable

    As the price of chocolate soars, Penn State scientists could give the world's cocoa crops a big boost from a simple, biodegradable, non-toxic spray.

  • Two researchers in scuba gear sample coral. Lower left corner dark rectangle with white words "Penn State Lives Here."

    Coral Reef Survivors

    As climate change pushes water temperatures perilously high, why is it that some species of coral can withstand the heat?

  • 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.

  • 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.