Feature Archive

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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.

Making Chocolate Sustainable

7/22/14As the price of chocolate soars, Penn State scientists could give the world's cocoa crops a big boost from a simple, biodegradable, non-toxic spray.

Lighting up the Sky

7/2/14In Happy Valley, July 4th culminates with a spectacular fireworks show over Penn State's Beaver Stadium.

An Avatar on a Mission

6/18/14Virtual reality simulations are lowering costs and allowing for better planning as Penn Staters transform old structures into energy-efficient spaces.

Swimming for the Third Boat

6/17/14It holds his family, friends that he has lost, and the children and families he hopes to help. For Penn State Altoona alumnus Darren Miller, the third boat is why he swims.

Friends for a Lifetime

6/6/14Tanya, a LifeLink participant, gets a taste of college life, even attending classes on campus with the help of a Penn State student mentor.

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.

Bringing Clean Water Home

5/16/14Graduate Advait Kumar believes the world is ready to tackle the water issues of families in rural India. He's already gotten started.

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