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Academics Features

Creative Directions

12/10/14These two Penn State College of Communications alumni are using their skills in film and video production to power the in-house advertising and marketing department of billion-dollar premier fashion company JustFab.

Managing Millions

11/13/14Through the Penn State Smeal College of Business Nittany Lion Fund, student Emily Zheng has spent the past four years helping to manage millions of investor dollars. That experience helped her land a dream job on Wall Street.

Teaching Technology

11/5/14These Penn State College of Education students are providing virtual tutoring sessions to English language learners as part of a partnership with a community-based effort in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

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.

A MOOC for Planet Earth

5/22/14Climate change expert Richard Alley, who aimed his passion for teaching about energy sustainability at thousands of students as he taught his first MOOC, takes a look back at the experience.

Lunar Lions Blast-Off

3/20/14VIDEO: Penn State faculty and students are making history in a race to put the first spacecraft on the moon in 35 years.

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.

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