Campus Life

The Not So Secret History of ARL

The work done at the Applied Research Laboratory happens out of view of most Penn Staters, a fact that belies a massive campus presence and a history dating to World War II. Here’s a look inside the research powerhouse whose innovations touch everything from underwater propulsion to the sound of a guitar.
Michael Weinreb '94 Com

Everyday People

Connection is key for new Center for the Performing Arts director Sita Frederick.
Amy Strauss Downey '04 Lib

Sports

Spin Control

Former Nittany Lion swimmer Holden Comeau is now an esports cycling star.
Michael Weinreb ’94 Com

Mountain Lion

Penn State Berks student Kaiya Kizuka has her eyes on a 2026 Olympic run.
Mark Wogenrich '90 Com

Alumni

A Category All Her Own

Ali Krieger's career has been defined by daunting setbacks and incredible success. As she nears the end of her playing days, the two-time World Cup champion isn't sure what's next—only that, as ever, she'll be ready. 
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Favorite Road Trips

From day trips to cross-country treks, readers recall the joy, surprises, risks, and rewards of the college road trips they'll never forget.
B.J. Reyes ’95 Com

Faculty Expertise