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Going Viral

11/5/13Digital biologist Marcel Salathé doesn't have a lab. Instead, he's using Twitter data as a tool to track the spread of infectious diseases.

Haunted Penn State

10/30/13An exploration of the legends and lore that are part of the University's hallowed halls on Halloween.

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.

Students or Scientists? Both!

9/27/13Fueled by a passion for science and biodiversity, eighteen undergraduates brave the wilds of Panama to get real-world research and conservation experience.

Google Called Her!

9/11/13How did Jessica Noland, an IST student at Penn State DuBois, get a summer internship at one of the world's most renowned companies?

Introducing Blue Band 2013

9/3/13The Penn State Blue Band, recognized as one of the nation's finest college marching bands, wows capacity crowds in Beaver Stadium, home of Penn State Nittany Lion football.

Fresh Starts; Lasting Memories

8/28/13Three unique Penn State programs offer first-year students from campuses across Pennsylvania adventurous entrances into college life.

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