March / April 2022 cover
March / April 2022

Student Photojournalism in Focus • Rising Stars: The Suskauer Sisters


Facilitating Freedom

Faculty, staff, and alumni of Penn State’s World in Conversation center scrambled last August to help their Afghan partners escape the country. Their efforts likely saved dozens of lives.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Earned Perspective

We brought together four Penn Staters who served in Afghanistan to discuss their military experience, their thoughts on the U.S. withdrawal, and the lessons learned from America’s longest war.
Robyn Passante '95 Com

Sisters in Song

Their careers have barely started, but Penn State musical theatre alums Talia and Becca Suskauer are already making their marks with big roles in national Broadway touring companies.
Cristina Rouvalis

No Stone Unturned

Haunted by memories of life under the Taliban regime, World Campus alum Anisa Sadat is doing all she can to get her family out of Kabul and to the U.S.
Savita Iyer

Shot Caller

Student photojournalist Lily LaRegina takes the long view on visual storytelling.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Campus Life

A Historic Hire

Neeli Bendapudi will become the first woman and first person of color to lead Penn State.
Robyn Passante '95 Com


Simply the Best

Russ Rose set an uncomplicated standard of excellence for Penn State volleyball.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

A Legacy of Courage

Steve Smith’s football life, and his years living with ALS, revealed his perseverance.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Taking the Reins

Former All-American Katie Schumacher-Cawley steps in to lead women's volleyball program.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Faculty Expertise

Keeping Current: Long COVID Focus

The number of people manifesting long-term symptoms of COVID-19 is growing, says research professor Paddy Ssentongo ’17 MPH, ’21 PhD Med of Penn State’s Center for Neural Engineering.
Savita Iyer

From the Editor

My Thoughts Exactly

Association News

New Members