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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.
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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.
Pittsburgh MBA

Two information sessions planned for Penn State MBA in Pittsburgh

Penn State’s part-time master of business administration degree program in Pittsburgh will host two fall events for prospective students at 6 p.m. Oct. 12 and 27. Curriculum, course content, credit exemptions, application requirements, financial aid resources, and GMAT preparation will be discussed at information sessions at the Regional Learning Alliance (RLA), located at 850 Cranberry Woods Drive in Cranberry Township.
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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.
Lecturer Hilary O'Toole records video of student Emir Erisen talking.

Penn State Beaver is listening

Beaver is implementing the university-wide storytelling project We Listen, which creates intentional spaces for members of the Penn State community to share their stories and listen to the stories of others.
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.
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.
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.
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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.