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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.

Coral Reef Survivors

5/5/14As climate change pushes water temperatures perilously high, why is it that some species of coral can withstand the heat?

Leader, Teacher, and Friend

4/21/14As President Erickson prepares to embark upon retirement, one thing is crystal clear: he is leaving Penn State – and higher education – in a better state than he found it.

Thanks for Believing in our Future

4/11/14"For the Future," a historic, University-wide fundraising effort for Penn State students, exceeds its goal, raising $2.158 billion in private support.

Blue-White Weekend 2014

3/31/14Spring has sprung in Beaver Stadium. The Blue-White contest is a game, a party, a reunion, and a thank-you to the NIttany Lion faithful.

Theatre of Change

3/27/14The all-student cast of "Blood at the Root" aren't afraid to talk about the play's emotionally charged themes, and they're taking the conversation international.

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