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Brooke Doerfler undergraduate exhibition

Psychology professor maps the country's mental health

Penn State Beaver psychology professor Kevin Bennett has gathered disparate data and research to create a comprehensive map of psychological issues in the United States. Among his findings: neuroticism is higher in the Northeast and the West Coast is more open to experimentation.
Dare to enter the Lion's Den sign sits in front of lion shrine.

Penn State Beaver students invited to enter the Lion's Den competition

Penn State Beaver students who want to improve campus can enter the Lion's Den competition for a chance to make their dream a reality.
Beaver students and administators cut a ribbon in front of a high tunnel greenhouse.

Provost, VP for Commonwealth Campuses officially open Beaver high tunnel

Provost Nick Jones and Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn Hanes joined Penn State Beaver faculty and students to officially open the campus high tunnel. The tunnel, which was funded by a University seed grant, will support Beaver's campus-supported agriculture subscriptions and the local Salvation Army food bank.
Beaver IST students

IST research lab helps Beaver professor, students develop new applications

A new information sciences and technology laboratory at Penn State Beaver offers students a dedicated space to work on real-world projects with local clients. The latest project is a mobile app that matches trauma victims with area therapists.
Two students sit at lab table and look at vials of faux blood.

PA Cyber students visit Beaver campus for hands-on lab experience

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School teachers, students and their parents visit a Penn State Beaver biology lab to participate in a hands-on, blood-typing experiment.
University Police Officer Luke Shivery next to patrol car

University Police begins equipping officers with kit to treat opioid overdoses

Currently, seven campus police stations are equipped with naloxone, including Beaver, Berks, Brandywine, DuBois, Erie, Great Valley and University Park. Administrators continue to work with local and county agencies to equip officers with naloxone at the remaining campuses.
Amy Green poses in front of the Grand Canyon

Beaver alumna's career is a 'grand' adventure

Beaver grad Amy Green just landed a dream job with Xanterra Travel Collection. Her office is just a two-minute walk from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
Taylor Myers watches baseball game from field level.

Beaver business major hopes four internships will launch corporate career

Penn State Beaver business major Taylor Myers has completed four internships in three years with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Walt Disney World, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Eat'n Park Hospitality Group. She's hoping they'll launch her into a career in corporate event planning.
Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow amongst trees.

Beaver biology professor to study local plant with funding from Duquesne Light

Beaver Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson has received more than $15,000 from Duquesne Light to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant that's considered endangered in some parts of Pennsylvania.
Constitution Day 2018

Constitution Day events scheduled at Penn State campuses

Members of the Penn State and local communities are invited to celebrate Constitution Day with on-campus events at University Park on Monday, Sept. 17, as well as activities at a number of Penn State campuses.