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Academics Features

From Students to Startups

3/22/18As Startup Week kicks off, a few Penn Staters who will be speaking at the event share some wisdom acquired along their individual career paths as entrepreneurs and corporate innovators.

For a Better Tomorrow

1/22/18With relief efforts still ongoing following Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico, one Penn State student’s graphic design background is helping a nonprofit make its mark on helping those in need.

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.

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.

The World Through a Microscope

5/13/16New Penn State alumna Ramya Gurunathan explored the microscopic world as part of her research as an undergraduate. Now she's headed to the University of Cambridge, thanks to the prestigious Churchill Scholarship.

The Art of Medicine

3/3/16Learning to ask the right questions—and listen closely to the answers—is a big part of being a medical student. This humanities course taught students in the Penn State College of Medicine to take an artful perspective on communication.

Goal: Achieved

2/24/16In 2011, Yonna Jolly decided to complete her Penn State degree. Penn State World Campus offered the chance for her to earn her diploma while still working in a job she loved.

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.

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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