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Kumar voice-enabled classroom assistant

Beaver Information Sciences and Technology Instructor Ashu Kumar is developing a voice-enabled classroom assistant that can, among other things, take attendance and award participation points.

Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

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Two Penn State Beaver engineering students used skills they learned in the Michael Baker Building Maker Lab to fix this iconic campus sign.

Student actors run down a hallway.

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Penn State Beaver students participate in an active shooter training scenario in 2015. 

Student actors run down a hallway.

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Penn State Beaver student actors participate in active shooter scenario training in the fall of 2015.

Campus entrance sign with pond and amphitheater in background.

Beaver campus entrance sign

When the P and the B from Penn State Beaver’s iconic “chimney stack” entrance sign went missing, the campus called on Senior Engineering Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his students to find a fix.

The chimney stack entrance sign at the front of the Beaver campus.

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Senior Instructor Jim Hendrickson and two of his engineering students, Leah Berry and Nicole Chemini, used maker lab tools and a little resourcefulness to save this iconic campus sign from demise.

Students clapping at Commencement

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Graduating students at Penn State Lehigh Valley celebrate their accomplishments at commencement, which was held at ArtsQuest, Bethlehem.

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Penn State Harrisburg spring 2017 commencement

Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni and Penn State head football coach James Franklin, who served as spring 2017 commencement keynote speaker, are Instagram ready right before the ceremony.  For more photos from commencement, visit  https://www.flickr.com/photos/penn-state-harrisburg/sets/72157683575221785/page1. 

Graduate Khalia Adams smiles and walks up the aisle after the ceremony.

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Communications student Khalia Adams walks up the aisle after the Beaver commencement ceremony. Adams, a basketball player, wore her Penn State University Athletic Conference medals for the occasion.

Beaver student Khalia Adams smiles as she walks up the aisle after the commencement ceremony.

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Communications student Khalia Adams walks up the aisle after the Penn State Beaver commencement ceremony. Adams, a basketball player, donned her Penn State University Athletic Conference medals for the occasion.

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