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The lion shrine at Penn State Beaver.

Enter the Lion's Den: Pitch your business proposal

The Lion’s Den is Penn State Beaver’s 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 prizes.
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.
Faculty members sit together discussing and laughing

Penn State faculty hone teaching skills at annual entrepreneurship retreat

More than 40 faculty and staff members from eight colleges and four campuses came together Aug. 16-17 at University Park for the fourth annual ENTI Minor Faculty and Friends Summer Gathering. ENTI is Penn State’s Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Beaver Chemistry Instructor Claudia Tanaskovic talks to a tour group in the chemistry lab.

Penn State Beaver opens renovated Michael Baker Building

Penn State Beaver officially reopened the Michael Baker Engineering and Sciences Building on Friday (Sept. 9), welcoming guests to tour the facility after its yearlong, $8.7 million renovation.
ShopBot Buddy

Beaver engineering students have a new 'Buddy'

Two sophomore engineering students will be responsible for running Penn State Beaver's ShopBot Buddy, 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.
Penn State Beaver Assistant Professor of IST Richard Lomotey gives a lecture.

Penn State Beaver professor joins international team building hemophilia app

Penn State Beaver Assistant Professor Richard Lomotey and three of his IST students joined an international team to develop an app that helps young men with mild hemophilia track their symptoms after injury.
Studying molecular structures of conducting polymers

Engineers receive $1.2M to examine conjugated polymers for flexible electronics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2M in funding to three Penn State chemical engineering researchers for a proposal which aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.

Commonwealth Campuses offered development opportunities via Adobe Connect

New professional development opportunities for Penn State faculty and staff at Commonwealth Campuses are available through Adobe Connect.

Penn State Beaver to hold flu vaccine clinic

Penn State Beaver will conduct a faculty and staff flu vaccine clinic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 5 in 15 Student Union Building. Register now!
Jessica Findling and a friend pose in their caps and gowns in front of the Lion Shrine.

Psychology alumna found her way — and her confidence — at Penn State Beaver

Over her four years at Penn State Beaver, Jessica Findling served as a resident assistant, worked at the Center for Academic Achievement, and headed the Psychology Club. And, maybe most significantly, created a school family away from her biological family that helped to build her confidence and prepared her for graduate school.