The view from a mountain in Wolfgangsee.

Auslandsemester

Wenn nicht jetzt, wann dann? That's German for "If not now, then when?" Alexa DiPietrantonio, who is studying abroad in Vienna this spring, certainly took that mantra to heart when she hiked more than 1,700 meters to the top of a mountain in Wolfgangsee. Her reward? This spectacular view.
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Forward Peri Coleman watches the game from the bench.

You're gonna hear them roar

Katie Work and Peri Coleman are the first, and only, women skating for the Fightin' Beavs Inline Hockey team, proving that, in college as in life, you can be anything you want to be.
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Boxes of food sit on the floor of the food bank warehouse.

Fixing the food crisis

Beaver faculty and students have received a Pepsi Mini Grant to fund the creation of a community garden, a digitized food map and a food rescue program.
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A photo of Russ Brignano sits beside books on a shelf.

In their own words

Beaver's African-American autobiography collection - the only one of its kind in the university system - is open to the public through a community borrower's card.
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A shot of Notre Dame surrounded by fog.

An American in Paris

Beaver's Sydney Jean, who is studying in Paris this semester, just returned from a road trip to Brussels, where she saw buildings made of gold and ate an authentic Belgian waffle (that is, a plain waffle, just like the locals do it).
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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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Goalie Katie work watches as the puck careens off her glove.

You're gonna hear them roar

Penn State Beaver sophomores Katie Work and Peri Coleman are the first, and only, women skating for the Fightin' Beavs inline hockey team, proving that, in college as in life, you can be anything you want to be.
Two of Marissa Mendoza's Psych 439 students pose in front of a screen.

Classic meets contemporary in Beaver psychology students’ study presentations

Students in Psychology 439 at Penn State Beaver were charged with taking classic psychological studies and applying them to contemporary trends. They'll present their findings to the campus on March 23 in SUB 16.
The brick-and-glass Michael Baker Building on a summer day.

Michael Baker Building finalist for construction industry award

The Beaver campus' Michael Baker Building was named a finalist in the Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania Building Excellence awards.
Former DAA and interim chancellor Donna Kuga speaks at a podium.

Penn State Beaver’s former interim chancellor has died

Donna Kuga died March 8 following a long illness. During her nearly 40 years at Penn State Beaver, Kuga served as a professor, coach, athletic director, director of academic affairs, and interim chancellor.

Physician general to speak at Beaver about Pennsylvania's drug abuse epidemic

Pennsylvania's physician general, Dr. Rachel Levine, will visit the Penn State Beaver campus on March 22 to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community about her journey as a transgender woman and the drug-abuse crisis that is plaguing the state.