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Two female students look at a vile of simulated blood.

Beaver faculty, area professionals encourage girls to 'be a boss' at STEM event

More than 70 students from four Beaver County school districts participated in W.I.S.E. UP, Penn State Beaver's day of STEM-related workshops and panels for seventh-grade girls.
Two female students look at a vile of simulated blood.

WISE UP 2018

More than 70 students from four Beaver County school districts - including Emily Tran, left, and Jennifer Vo - participated in W.I.S.E. UP, a day of STEM-related workshops and panels for seventh-grade girls.

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth and two students transfer liquid into beaker.

Beaver biology professor stars in a book published by local fifth-graders

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth consulted on, and stars in, a book about the plight of little brown bats, written by Kennedi Emery, left, and Kaitlyn Desrochers, students at Baden Academy.
Professor Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski holds an ophthalmoscope up to a student's eye.

Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski teaches a biology lab

Professor Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski shows a student how to use an ophthalmoscope during an experiment in the biology lab.

Professor Stephanie Cabarcas-Petroski holds an ophthalmoscope up to a student's eye.

Biology: It's in the genes

Professor Cabarcas-Petroski uses a data to compare normal tissues to cancer tissues, making connections other researchers have either overlooked or not yet discovered.
Ruhi Patel paints a bat house for the Beaver campus.

Beaver faculty prepared biology alumna for dental school

Former Penn State Beaver biology student Ruhi Patel credits the campus with laying a foundation for her dream career — dentistry.

Beaver campus hires new biology faculty member

Sarah Nilson, a botanist who received her doctorate in plant biology from Penn State University, will join the Beaver faculty as an assistant professor of biology in the fall.
bat houses in Cranberry Park

Penn State Beaver to offer new degree

Penn State Beaver has received university approval to offer a degree in biology beginning in 2018.
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.