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Longtime Beaver County lawyer to speak at commencement

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.
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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."
Eight Beaver students pose with their "All In" T-shirts in the Brodhead Bistro.

Penn State Beaver goes 'All In' with campus diversity and inclusion celebration

Penn State Beaver students celebrated the kickoff of "All In at Penn State" on Thursday (Oct. 6) with a viewing party in the Brodhead Bistro. All In is a University-wide diversity and inclusivity initiative.
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Housing pilots WashAlert app in residence hall laundry facilities

Students living in Sproul Hall at University Park campus and Oak Hall at Penn State Altoona no longer wait to hear the spin cycle complete or dryer buzz. WashAlert 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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Oct. 6 marks kick-off event for University’s diversity and inclusion initiative

On Oct. 6 the Penn State Beaver community will come together to help kick off an ongoing University-wide initiative that brings students, faculty and staff together to show their commitment to cultivating a diverse and inclusive environment — respectful of everyone regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, abilities, background, veteran’s status, political beliefs, and all the ways we differ.
Mia Aquino poses on a dock.

Mia Aquino takes Manhattan

Penn State grad and former Penn State Beaver communications student Mia Aquino is the director of audience growth and social media at Made to Measure, an Apple TV network that focuses on the fashion industry.