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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Longtime Beaver County lawyer to speak at fall commencement Dec. 16

William Hare, who serves as the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s deputy district court administrator Beaver County, will offer the keynote speech on Dec. 16 in the Student Union Auditorium.
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Sending a 'We Are!' and thank you to these Penn Staters

This week, we recognize three people who go above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. We're sending a "We Are!" to Penn Staters with the College of the Liberal Arts, Penn State Beaver and Human Resources.
Dr. Heather Garvin poses in front of a screen, projected with imagine of Home naledi.

Researcher who uncovered new species of human ancestor to speak at Beaver

Anthropologist Heather Garvin was part of a team of scientists that, in 2013, discovered 1,500 fossils from a new species deep in an elaborate South African cave system. It's been called "one of the greatest fossil discoveries of the past half century." Garvin will speak at Penn State Beaver on Nov. 9.

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."