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Home Away From Home

1/9/14Student Yanying Chen helps to ease the language and cultural transition to the U.S. for other students through the Office of Global Programs’ Transition Partners program.

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.

Going Green in Philadelphia

11/12/13Two Penn State students work together to remove the overgrown weeds from a rain garden that can help manage storm water in Philadelphia.

From Soldier to Student

11/11/13Penn State, named the top national university for veterans by U.S. News and World Report, eases the transition from military to civilian life. Alumnus, veteran, and teacher Sergio Santiago reads to students.

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.

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