Around Campus

  • Class gifts chosen
    An endowment to support Penn State’s Student Farm was among three gifts chosen by seniors as the 2018 Class Gifts, as revealed by Kyra Rogan, director of student outreach for the 2018 class gift committee, and the Nittany Lion Mascot. The Textbook and Educational Resources Fund and a display of the Alma Mater in the HUB, were also chosen as gifts. The program this year is returning to an old tradition of selecting multiple areas of the University to benefit from their support.
  • Patrick Chambers
    Head coach Patrick Chambers led his Nittany Lion basketball team through drills during the first official practice of the 2017-18 season on Oct. 12. Chambers is kicking off his seventh year as Penn State's men's basketball coach. The Nittany Lions will open the season at home Nov. 10 vs. Campbell.
  • Genomics Lab
    Amber Miller, a research assistant in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State, harvests plasmid DNA for gene editing experiments in her genomics lab in Wartik building. The experiments aim to provide insight into blood cell disorders such as anemia and sickle cell disease. 
  • School of Visual Arts
    Cristin Millett guides students in her visual arts class in pouring aluminum into two-piece sand molds at the Penn State School of Visual Arts ceramics studio. The School of Visual Arts is part of Penn State's College of Arts and Architecture and provides degree programs in studio art, art education and interdisciplinary digital studio.

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