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Two students sit at lab table and look at vials of faux blood.

PA Cyber students at Beaver

PA Cyber teachers, students and their parents visited a biology lab on the Beaver campus to participate in a hands-on, blood-typing experiment.

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.
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.
Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow amongst trees.

Fernleaf bleeding heart study

Beaver Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson has received more than $15,000 to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant that's growing in unusually large patches in the woods behind campus.

Closeup of fernleaf bleeding heart, with fringed leaves and drooping blossoms.

Fernleaf bleeding heart on Beaver campus close

Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Nilson received more than $15,000 from Duquesne to conduct a genetic study of Dicentra eximia, or fernleaf bleeding heart, a plant considered endangered in parts of Pennsylvania.

Green plants, including fernleaf bleeding heart, grow in the woods.

Biology professor receives money from Duquesne Light to study local plant

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

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