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A Bridge to the World

9/20/17From a young age, Grace Mannix has wanted to go to college — but she’s also wanted to travel the world. Thanks to Penn State, she hasn’t had to choose.

Flying Down to Rio

9/6/17Penn State architecture students use virtual reality to collaborate on urban design and planning in Santa Marta, a hillside settlement on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Welcome Week 2017

8/21/17Welcome Week 2017 continues as thousands of Penn Staters return to campuses across Pennsylvania for the start of a new academic year.

Forecasting Beauty

8/3/17A partnership with The Weather Channel has the sun shining once again on sunrise and sunset forecasting technology developed by Penn State meteorology students.

Through Their Lenses

7/13/17Spring of 2017, from the very public moments at THON to quiet moments inside a home or between two friends, all captured by Penn State student photojournalists.

Food Safety Pioneers

6/15/17Penn State is one of the first universities in the country to join the FDA's GenomeTrakr project, a vast network of labs using genome sequencing to prevent and speed investigations of foodborne illnesses.

Looking Forward

5/10/17More than 13,000 students earned their diplomas this May, leaving the Penn State family more than 800,000 strong!

Third Eye

4/28/17Penn State researchers are leading the effort to create machines that can interpret a complex visual scene as much as the human brain does. The result? A wearable device that could help visually impaired people do their grocery shopping.

Cacao for Peace

3/28/17VIDEO: As Colombia emerges from 50 years of violence, Penn State experts are helping poor farmers switch from growing coca, the stuff of cocaine, to growing cacao, the principal ingredient in chocolate.

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