Campus Life

Preserving the Past, for the Future

At the Penn State Libraries’ Preservation, Conservation & Digitization Centre, experts lovingly care for old and rare books, photos, maps, and other items, ensuring they’ll be available to future generations.
Savita Iyer

Shared Skills

The Makery brings together creators looking to share or teach their artistic talents.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

A Moveable Feast

From our November/December 2015 issue: In a month-long culinary excursion across University Park, the author discovered fresh vegetables, internationally trained chefs, staggering variety, and some really good food. From the dining halls to the HUB and dozens of spots in between, this is not your parents’ college grub.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

The Mayor of 16802

From our May/June 2016 issue: For generations of Penn Staters, Mike “The Mailman” Herr turned a mundane trip to the post office into a treat. In April, the authority-tweaking, cookie-collecting campus fixture retired as he did everything else—with a smile on his face.
Robyn Passante '95 Com

Squid Game

Penn State researchers are using an unlikely source to create stronger, more sustainable composite fibers.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Quantum Leap

In Penn State's 2D Crystal Consortium, scientists are creating material for NextGen electronics.
Savita Iyer

Freeze Frame

Powerful (and rare) electron microscopes keep Penn State researchers on the cutting edge.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Form & Function

Created to bring together two expanding departments, the Millennium Science Complex fosters collaborative research opportunities in the materials and life sciences.
Jeff Rice '03 Com