Around Campus

  • Amira Meddeb in Mat Sci lab

    Amira Meddeb, associate research professor of materials science, studies liquid droplets dispersed in a soft matrix. Her research helps to develop better range of motion for robotics in medical applications.

  • Teresa Kaveny at the Penn State student farm

    Teresa Kaveney, a third-year student at Penn State studying Plant Science and Horticulture, prunes and trellises part of the tomato crop at the Student Farm at Penn State on a warm, summer morning. The Student Farm Club at Penn State welcomes all students interested in topics related to food system sustainability, including food insecurity, agricultural production, culinary skills and more....

  • Mare and Colt at water

    A mare leads her 4-month old colt to a cool drink of water on a warm July morning at Penn State's Equine Facility. Part of the Department of Animal Science, some of the hands-on courses taught at the University Park facility include routine preventive care procedures and breeding management.

  • Governor Wolf at NIL press conference

    Governor Tom Wolf discussed the opportunities that the new NIL legislation provides for student-athletes during a press conference hosted on July 12 by Penn State President Eric Barron at Beaver Stadium. On July 7 Governor Wolf signed into law an article that will allow college-athletes in the state of Pennsylvania to earn compensation for their name, image and likeness.

  • photographing flies in a laboratory

    Julie Rockwell, a collection specialist at Penn State's Frost Entomological Museum, creates high definition, digital images of northern cadisflies at the museums laboratory. The collection of images will be available for research globally inside a digital database. The Frost Entomological Museum is currently closed but will open in the near future based on further lifting of COVID restrictions... Read more ›

  • crane places observtory dome on roof

    A new, retractable dome was delivered to Davey Laboratory on Penn State's University Park campus and carefully put in place at the facilities rooftop observatory on the morning of June 21. The observatory is an essential learning and research tool in  Penn State's Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics.