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July / August 2020

Far From Home, Penn Staters On the Front Lines


"We Go to the People"

A pandemic that has left all of us vulnerable has given new urgency to the work of Brett and Corinne Feldman, whose groundbreaking street medicine program serves the most vulnerable population of all.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Poise Under Pressure

Deborah Birx has spent much of her 40-year career working on daunting global health challenges—ideal training for her role as the White House coronavirus response coordinator.
Robyn Passante '95 Com

Behind the Masks

Nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic have been risking their lives to save the lives of others. They’ve received genuine outpourings of support and gratitude, but halfway through the World Health Organization’s first-ever Year of the Nurse, they know their work is far from over.
Savita Iyer

Far From Home

Hundreds of Penn State’s international students spent the first few months of the pandemic in Pennsylvania, unable or unwilling to return home. It’s an experience they’re unlikely to forget.
Savita Iyer

Smiling Eyes

The staff at Penn State Hershey managed to stay positive this spring through a time of unprecedented challenge and risk. Even with their masks on, the smiles are easy to see.
Savita Iyer

Campus Life

Open Market

Market Pollock has kept stranded students fed during the long, quiet months of a mostly closed campus.
Robyn Passante '95 Com

Good Counsel

The Senior Class Gift supports Penn State’s Center for Counseling and Psychological Services at a time of unprecedented angst.
Robyn Passante '95 Com

Changing Plans

Penn State continues to address myriad concerns of students, faculty, and staff amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Robyn Passante '95 Com


Dreams Postponed

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Penn Staters aiming for the 2020 Tokyo Games to put their Olympic hopes on hold.
Mark Wogenrich '90 Com

Wait and See

From draftees to free agents, former Nittany Lions are trying to stay ready until their leagues return to the court, ice, or field.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Faculty Expertise

From the Editor

My Thoughts Exactly