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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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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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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It's Transfer Week at Penn State Beaver

Students from other universities who are looking for smaller class sizes, shorter commutes or a place to build on their community college education can visit Penn State Beaver during Transfer Week, set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12, through Friday, Dec. 16, in the admissions office.
Inmates in Indiana stand in a common room to listen to a speaker.

Students forge a path for restorative justice

Five students from Penn State Beaver, Shenango and New Kensington are helping to implement Bridges to Life, a restorative justice program, in Beaver County. As the inaugural cohort of Beaver County-based facilitators, the students will not only go into the Beaver County Jail to work with inmates, but they will also be responsible for training future volunteers of the Bridges program and extending the reach of restorative justice.
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Penn State Beaver to offer new degree

Penn State Beaver has received university approval to offer a degree in biology beginning in 2018.
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
DAA Carey McDougall stands with Lion's Den winner Leighton Markus and other contestants.

Lion's Den has a winner

IST major Leighton Markus took first place in the Lion's Den idea competition for a drone that delivers refreshments to spectators at events.
Juliette Storr

Beaver communications professor to celebrate book publication

Juliette Storr, a Penn State Beaver associate professor of communications, will speak about her new book, “Journalism in a Small Place: Making Caribbean News Relevant, Comprehensive and Independent," on Nov. 16 in Room 16 of the Student Union Building.