Jamie Silicki poses with her lion statue after winning the Walker Award.

Alumni Spotlight: Jamie Silicki

Jamie Silicki is the board president of Crisis Center North, a Pittsburgh-based domestic violence nonprofit organization that's been in existence longer than she's been alive.
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Eight Beaver students pose with their "All In" T-shirts in the Bistro.

Beaver goes 'all in'

Penn State Beaver students prove their commitment to "All In," a university-wide diversity and inclusivity initiative.
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Eva Zhou sits with classmates in the Bistro.

‘I wanted to experience a different life’

In high school, Xiaoying “Eva” Zhou spent a week living with an American family in Pittsburgh and attending classes at Shadyside Academy. Upon returning to her home in Shanghai, Zhou immediately began hatching a plan to attend an American university. She chose Penn State.
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Engineering student Leah Berry records the ShopBot in action with her smart phone.

Engineering students have a new "Buddy"

The ShopBot Buddy is a $12,000 piece of equipment capable of taking the flat drawings and computer-aided models students create in their freshman engineering classes and actually producing them, and then exactly reproducing them.
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New honors science course at Penn State Beaver to debunk scientific myths

A new honors class at Beaver will debunk scientific myths, or bad science, and explore how good science affects lives, shapes world views, and impacts the future.

Deadline extended to Oct. 21 for Lion's Den business proposal competition

Penn State Beaver's Lion's Den is a 'Shark Tank' style idea competition where students of all majors can pitch their business proposals — whether newly sprouted or fully formed, high tech or low tech — and compete for cash prizes and mentorship.
Jamie Silicki

Domestic violence is 'everybody's problem'

Beaver alumna Jamie Silicki has been elected board president of a Pittsburgh-based domestic violence nonprofit, and during her yearlong appointment, she plans to make increased awareness of domestic violence "everybody's problem."
Eight Beaver students pose with their "All In" T-shirts in the Brodhead Bistro.

Penn State Beaver goes 'All In' with campus diversity and inclusion celebration

Penn State Beaver students celebrated the kickoff of "All In at Penn State" on Thursday (Oct. 6) with a viewing party in the Brodhead Bistro. All In is a University-wide diversity and inclusivity initiative.
Student in on-campus laundry facility

Housing pilots WashAlert app in residence hall laundry facilities

Students living in Sproul Hall at University Park campus and Oak Hall at Penn State Altoona no longer wait to hear the spin cycle complete or dryer buzz. WashAlert sends email or text notifications to students when their load of laundry has finished washing or drying. The online tool reduces the number of times spent visiting the laundry facility to check for available machines or to see if a load is complete.
Image of Penn State Beaver's main entrance, with pond and Cultural Center ampitheater in the background.

Oct. 6 marks kick-off event for University’s diversity and inclusion initiative

On Oct. 6 the Penn State Beaver community will come together to help kick off an ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.