Feature Archive

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Academics Features

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.

Sleep Disruption

11/5/15These Penn State alumni are disrupting the sleep business by making quality, affordable mattresses with their startup, Tuft & Needle.

On the Old Main Stage

11/2/15VIDEO: Shakespeare once wrote, "All the world's a stage,"—a declaration these Penn State students brought to life in a performance on the steps of Old Main.

Inspired by the Law

10/23/15Kadijah McDowell has long dreamed of becoming a lawyer. At Penn State Altoona, she is beginning to pursue that goal with a Political Science major. Inspired by strong women, she is turning her dreams into reality.

Serving with Honor

9/28/15United States veterans and active military serve our country with honor. Penn State shows its appreciation for that service with a commitment to meeting their needs through support services and flexible education.

Art with Compassion

7/30/15This Penn State Abington art student combines her craft with compassion to empower breast cancer patients.

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