Feature Archive

A photo band of three images: a female student standing in a stream, blue vials, two researchers wearing white coats in a lab.

Academics Features

Penn State Behind the Scenes

10/17/14For a recent project in Intro to Photojournalism, students received one instruction: Find two full-time Penn State employees and photograph their work.

A Voice for the Silent

8/5/14Undergraduate student Mary Elizabeth McCulloch (right) envisions a world in which children with nonverbal cerebral palsy can communicate. She's already making it happen.

Doing an Irish Gig

7/30/14A group of College of Communications students dubbed the "Ireland Bureau" will look for fresh perspectives as they take on a global assignment.

Perfect Pitch

3/6/14A team effort nets a win at a competition where strong pitching counts. And we're not talking baseball.

We're Going to the Moon!

11/19/13In 2015, the Lunar Lion team plans to land the first university-built robotic spacecraft on the moon, ushering in a new era in space exploration.

From Soldier to Student

11/11/13Penn State, named the top national university for veterans by U.S. News and World Report, eases the transition from military to civilian life. Alumnus, veteran, and teacher Sergio Santiago reads to students.

Beating the Odds

10/10/13How the College of Education helped Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School in urban Philadelphia thrive in the face of adversity.

Head Meets Heart—Here

10/4/13VIDEO: What makes Penn Staters stand out doesn't appear on a diploma. Rachel Brennan, associate professor of environmental engineering, rolls up her sleeves to develop ecosystems that purify wastewater.

What will $1 get you these days?

10/4/13An engine that will take you to Detroit. Penn State Beaver students, with a budget of $1, built an award-winning replica of Henry Ford's first combustion engine that has awed folks at Ford.

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