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  • Performing Arts for Social Change (PASC) founder Cynthia Henderson facilitates a workshop with a group of people seated in a circle in Cameroon.

    To Stage a Change

    From a young age, Penn State theater alumna Cynthia Henderson has wanted to save the world. Today, she's doing her part—through the performing arts.

  • Ismaila Dabo, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Penn State looks at his reflection in a computer monitor next to a colorful computer-generated image.

    Powerful Materials

    Energy lives at the root of almost everything we do, but harnessing that energy is still an area ripe for research. Ismaila Dabo, a computational materials scientist, uses simulations to help design and improve the materials that power our world.

  • Penn State baseball player in Cuba

    First Pitch

    A Penn State Baseball trip to Cuba combined sport and culture as the team competed against some of the country's top professional baseball clubs.

  • Tess Kutasz, a doctoral student conducting research in Sweden on a Fulbright scholarship, stands in front of the many books of the central public library in Stockholm.

    Stockholm Stacks

    While graduate student Tess Kutasz spends much of her time in the archives, this Fulbright award recipient is also exploring the culture and environment of her host country, Sweden.

  • A professor and her students look at archeology artifacts.

    Mysteries Unearthed

    Discovering history through excavation of ancient landmarks is what inspires Leigh-Ann Bedal, a professor at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. These discoveries help uncover a greater understanding of the past.