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View, through caged door, of a nearly empty room in a former mental hospital.

Trip to asylum brings history to life for Beaver psychology students

After a semester talking about mental institutions and medical treatments, Assistant Professor Marissa Mendoza took her History of Psychology students to a former mental hospital, where her lectures came to life.
Two of Marissa Mendoza's Psych 439 students pose in front of a screen.

Classic meets contemporary in Beaver psychology students’ study presentations

Students in Psychology 439 at Penn State Beaver were charged with taking classic psychological studies and applying them to contemporary trends. They'll present their findings to the campus on March 23 in SUB 16.

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.
AOJ shooter scenario

Beaver administration of justice students take part in active shooter scenario

An active shooter scenario in the Student Union Building gives Penn State Beaver administration of justice students a closer look at criminal justice in the community.
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.
Dr. Cassandra Miller-Butterworth teaches a biology class.

Make way for women in STEM

Half of the STEM faculty members at Penn State Beaver are women, and they're pushing hard to help the next generation of female scientists, programmers, engineers and mathematicians succeed.