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  • 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.

  • GELE students work in groups at a retreat.

    Seeking Common Ground

    What starts as a weekend of conversations about global leadership and cultural differences often ends in lasting friendships at Penn State's Global Engagement and Leadership Experience (GELE).

  • The Nittany Lion mascot strings blue holiday lights on the Lion Shrine

    Holiday Greetings!

    VIDEO: No matter where you are this holiday season, your #PennStateFamily is thinking of you.