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Josh Nussbaum

Dreams and data

Penn State Beaver student Josh Nussbaum turned his childhood infatuation with data into a job with one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies.
Community in the classroom

Community in the classroom

Professors on the Beaver campus make a habit of bringing the community into the classroom to give students a chance to see lectures and lessons come to life.
Community in the classroom

Community in the classroom

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, assistant professor of biology, watches as Penn State Beaver student Natalia Perez takes a photo of an American alligator held by reptile expert Tom Kelly during a presentation to biology students Dec. 3, 2015.

Matt Morgan speaks with a community member after his speech.

"Building Hope" with a vision and a grant

Penn State Beaver AOJ Instructor LaVarr McBride received a Schreyer Institute grant, and he's hoping the resulting program will help crime victims and offenders connect and heal.
Matt Morgan speaks with a community member after his speech.

Matt Morgan Building Hope Today

Matt Morgan is a survivor of sexual abuse and the founder of Building Hope Today. Beaver Administration of Justice Instructor LaVarr McBride has partnered with Morgan to create new programs for victims of abuse.

Keith Willson with two students

Keith Willson and students

Keith Willson explains a physics lab to two students.

Tiffany MacQuerrie teaches an English class

Tiffany MacQuerrie in the classroom

Tiffany MacQuerrie works hard to engage students in her English classes.

Michelle Kurtyka holds a ball in a classroom in the gymnasium

Michelle Kurtyka in the classroom

Michelle Kurtyka is assistant director of academic affairs and instructor of kinesiology.

A high school student conducts a lab experiment as part of the Beaver Science Challenge.

Beaver Science Challenge

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold a disproportionately smaller share of of STEM undergraduate degrees, particularly in engineering. And while half of the country’s workforce is women, only a quarter of the jobs in STEM belong to women. Female STEM professors at Penn State Beaver are trying to change that.

A high school student conducts a lab experiment as part of the Beaver Science Challenge.

The times they are a-changin'

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold a disproportionately smaller share of of STEM undergraduate degrees. The female STEM professors at Penn State Beaver are helping to change that.

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