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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 is the star of a book published by local fifth-graders

Two fifth-graders from Baden Academy turned to leading bat expert, Penn State Beaver Associate Professor of Biology Cassandra Miller-Butterworth, for help in writing a book about bats.
Cassandra Miller-Butterworth and two students transfer liquid into beaker.

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth Baden Academy students

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth consulted on - and stars in - a book about little brown bats, written by Baden Academy fifth-graders Kaitlyn Desrochers and Kennedi Emery. In March, she invited them to her lab to view bat DNA.

Baden Academy student Kaitlyn Desrochers works on a DNA sample in Cassandra Miller-Butterworth's laboratory.

Cassanda Miller-Butterworth bat DNA

Kaitlyn Desrochers, a student at Baden Academy, looks at a DNA sample she and a classmate helped prepare with the help of Associate Professor of Biology Cassandra Miller-Butterworth.

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

Cassandra Miller-Butterworth Baden Academy students

Beaver Associate Professor of Biology Cassandra Miller-Butterworth agreed to consult on and star in a book about bats, written by Baden Academy fifth-graders Kaitlyn Desrochers, center, and Kennedi Emery, left.

Ashu Kumar talks to members of advisory board while standing in IST lab.

Beaver launches business advisory group

The group will serve as consultants to area businesses and non-profits, identifying their specific problems and challenges and connecting them with faculty and students who may be able to provide solutions.

Student consulting group to help area businesses address challenges

Penn State Beaver information sciences and technology instructor Ashu Kumar is leading an advisory group that will serve as consultants to area businesses and non-profits, identifying their specific problems and challenges and connecting them with faculty and students who may be able to provide solutions.

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