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Our Invisible World

10/5/17Scientists at Penn State are at the forefront of microbiome research. Our growing understanding of these microscopic organisms is changing the way we treat diseases, grow crops, and create everyday products.

Enhancing Access and Care

10/4/17Penn State is addressing the issue of sexual assault by providing mentoring, training, and support to nurses in rural communities across Pennsylvania.

Putting Science to Work

10/3/17When artisan snowboard and ski maker Gilson ran into an issue with the materials used to make their signature boards and skis, Penn State materials scientists stepped in to help.

A Bridge to the World

9/20/17From a young age, Grace Mannix has wanted to go to college — but she’s also wanted to travel the world. Thanks to Penn State, she hasn’t had to choose.

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.

Welcome Week 2017

8/21/17Welcome Week 2017 continues as thousands of Penn Staters return to campuses across Pennsylvania for the start of a new academic year.

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.

Food Safety Pioneers

6/15/17Penn State is one of the first universities in the country to join the FDA's GenomeTrakr project, a vast network of labs using genome sequencing to prevent and speed investigations of foodborne illnesses.

Looking Forward

5/10/17More than 13,000 students earned their diplomas this May, leaving the Penn State family more than 800,000 strong!

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