The village of Cesky Krumlov, shot from above.


Reisen is German for "to travel." That's what Alexa Di Pietrantonio did these last two weeks, visiting towns in Austria and the Czech Republic. Oh, and she ate a grilled donut, covered in cinnamon and sugar and stuffed with melted chocolate. (Who else is booking a trip to Europe right now?)
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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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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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Beaver's peer leaders pose in a line during the 2016-2017 orientation.

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Community members dressed as historical figures in Civil Rights history pose in front of Beaver sign.

An evening of soul

Students, faculty and staff at Penn State Beaver are invited to join the campus at 7 p.m. on Feb. 2 in the Student Union Building Lodge as it embarks on an evening of food and conversation, featuring a group of community members in costume playing some of the most iconic African-Americans of the 20th century.
A photo of Russ Brignano sits beside books on a shelf.

In their own words

The Penn State Beaver Library's African-American autobiography collection is the only one of its kind in the Penn State system, and it's open to both students and the public.