Feature Archive

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To Stage a Change

2/4/16From 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.

Powerful Materials

1/28/16Energy 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.

First Pitch

1/21/16A Penn State Baseball trip to Cuba combined sport and culture as the team competed against some of the country's top professional baseball clubs.

Stockholm Stacks

1/7/16While 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.

Mysteries Unearthed

12/16/15Discovering 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.

Classroom Community

12/11/15The College of Education's Linsey Covert, in collaboration with faculty members and the TechCelerator, is developing her program of community building to address bullying and other conflicts in schools.

The Spirit of Kindness

12/3/15VIDEO: Penn Staters have a passion for their communities, and it shows in everything you do. In the spirit of the holiday season, we honor the Penn State family's #PSUSpirit and rich tradition of giving back.

Thinking from the Red Cell

12/3/15We face threats of all kinds every day—from natural disasters to cyber crime and terrorism. But how do we know our response plans are going to work? That's where the red cell comes in.

On the Wild Coast

11/17/15VIDEO: Penn State's Parks and People program takes students across South Africa's Wild Coast to explore the relationships between communities and the environmental ecosystem.

Teaching Community

11/17/15In her work with students, Penn State Berks Professor Laurie Grobman aims to guide students to a more complete understanding of marginalized populations in and beyond their community.

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