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 Professor Richard Lomotey and IST student Joe Pry confer in a computer lab.

Beaver IST professor, student present paper at big data conference

Beaver Assistant Professor of IST Richard Lomotey and his student Joe Pry collaborated on a paper about encryption algorithms for mobile devices, which they were then invited to present at the IEEE Big Data Congress in San Francisco.
Student in on-campus laundry facility

Housing pilots WashAlert app in residence hall laundry facilities

Students living in Sproul Hall at Penn State's University Park campus and Oak Hall at Penn State Altoona no longer wait to hear the spin cycle complete or dryer buzz. WashAlert, developed by Caldwell & Gregory, 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.
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Streaming address for Penn State Town Hall announced

The University is hosting a Town Hall from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 28 in the Pavilion Theatre at University Park. The meeting will be livestreamed for faculty and staff members at all Penn State campuses to view.
Eva Zhou sits with classmates in the Bistro.

Beaver international student 'wanted to experience a different life’

In high school, Xiaoying “Eva” Zhou spent a week living with an American family in Pittsburgh. Upon returning to her home in Shanghai, Zhou immediately began hatching a plan to attend an American university. She chose Penn State.
Associate Professor Mari Pierce lectures to a class.

Re-examining the death penalty

Penn State Beaver Associate Professor Mari Pierce is studying the transcripts of every death-eligible case in the state of Oregon from 2000 to 2010 to see if and how juries are influenced. Her findings could change the way capital cases are tried.