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Note: This story originally appeared in AlumnInsider, the Penn State Alumni Association's monthly member e-newsletter.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Once Todd Miner, Class of 1992 and 1995, saw the human-powered tricycle, his imagination did the rest.

The U.S. Northeast slowly creaked back to life Tuesday morning as the storm touted as a historic blizzard faded to a drift.

Penn State Beaver will undergo a much-needed renovation to its aging science and engineering center now that the school's trustees authorized $9.5 million for the project.

Work on the Michael Baker Science and Engineering Building is set to start in March and be completed by June 2016.

Eight members from the Penn State Advanced Vehicle Team will present a midterm report about the team’s progress during the EcoCAR 3 Winter Workshop this week in Austin, Texas.

Cafe Laura dining room

Using furniture made from plastic soda bottles; composting more food waste; recycling more trash – all of these measures led to the School of Hospitality Management (SHM) and Café Laura receiving a number of sustainability recognitions.

UNIVERSITY PARK When the humanitarian engineering and social entrepreneurship program at Penn State created what it thought was the perfect technology to aid farmers in Africa, all it needed was the right partner to help promote it.