Building a better world, together.

We're partnering against disease...

Penn State researcher shakes hand with a Maasai woman.

Tanzania

Researchers plan to work with the Maasai to better understand the ways in which they currently respond to disease risk and climate adaptation, and then use that knowledge to introduce culturally relevant innovations to reduce vector-borne infections.

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and finding common ground...

GELE students work in groups at a retreat.

GELE students

What starts as a weekend of conversations about global leadership and cultural differences often ends in lasting friendships at Penn State's Global Engagement and Leadership Experience (GELE).    

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Penn Staters are fighting to win...

Max Rohn throws the discus at Penn State's indoor track and field facility

Indoor Track and Field Training

Max Rohn perfects his discus throw at Penn State's indoor track and field facility as Ability Athletics Coach Teri Jordan looks on. Penn State Ability Athletics is one of only two schools in the country that offers training and competition in throwing sports for disabled athletes.

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and celebrating milestones...

Nittany Lion at Creamery

The Penn State Berkey Creamery

The Berkey Creamery celebrated 150 years of dairy production in 2015. The year-long celebration included a limited edition Flavor Passport, giving patrons the chance to track all the flavors they've tried, and the debut of Birthday Cake, a new flavor honoring 150 years of dairy production and food science advances at Penn State.

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and whiteouts...

Michigan Whiteout game

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A sold-out and white-out Beaver Stadium crowd celebrated a Nittany Lion field goal during third quarter action at Beaver Stadium on Oct. 12, 2013. 

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and their next to big steps into the future..

A happy family surrounds a Penn State graduate in cap and gown after commencement.

Graduation Spring 2016

More than 13,000 students walked across the graduation stage this May, leaving the Penn State family more than 770,000 strong. 

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