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Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions

3 hours 9 min ago
Colorful fruits and vegetables -- like the purple potato -- may contain compounds that help fight some types of cancer. An international team of researchers studied the anti-cancer effects of purple potatoes in pigs. This could be another step in finding prevention strategies and cancer treatments for patients.

Things to Do at Penn State: Sept. 21-28

4 hours 18 min ago
The Great Insect Fair, the Distinguished Speaker Series and a postdoctoral research exhibition are among the cultural highlights at Penn State this weekend and next week.

University Police investigating bicycle theft near Simmons Hall

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 3:51pm
Penn State University Police are investigating a bicycle theft that occurred at 10;46 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, in the area of the Simmons Hall bicycle parking area. University Police are requesting assistance in identifying the pictured male, who is a person of interest in the case.

Research grant to help students learn what goes on beneath Earth's surface

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:45pm
Getting to the core of the problem of teaching young students about the dynamic Earth is the impetus of a four-year, $2.8 million grant awarded to Penn State Associate Professor Scott McDonald.

Adair named associate vice president for affirmative action

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:30pm
Suzanne Adair, associate dean of the Graduate School at Penn State, has been named associate vice president for affirmative action, effective Oct. 1, after a national search.

$4.92M gift to Penn State for industrial biotechnology education, research

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:00am
CSL Behring, a global specialty biotherapeutics leader, has committed $4.92 million to Penn State over the next six years to transform biotechnology education and research across Pennsylvania and beyond.

University Police investigating Beaver Stadium vehicle theft

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:33am
Penn State University Police are investigating the theft of a motor vehicle from the area of Beaver Stadium on Sept. 9. The pictured male is a person of interest in the theft of a white Chevy Colorado utility truck.

Adobe Creative Cloud available at no additional cost for students, faculty

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 8:00am
As of Sept. 18, Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) will be available at no additional cost to all Penn State students and faculty members at all campus locations.

Big Ten Voting Challenge aims to boost student voter turnout across the country

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 9:00am
Member institutions of the Big Ten Conference are partnering on a voting challenge to spur civic engagement and encourage more students across the nation to head to the polls on Election Day.

Alumni Association reports on impact, progress against strategic plan

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:18pm
The Penn State Alumni Association’s worldwide engagement efforts and volunteer impact were outlined today (Sept. 15) by Alumni Association Chief Executive Officer Paul J. Clifford in a report to the Board of Trustees during its regular September meeting.

Trustees approve key milestones for several construction projects at Hershey

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 3:12pm
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine are moving forward with several critical construction and renovation projects to better meet the health care needs of the community.

Trustees approve architect for Willard Building renovation

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:57pm
Taking the next step to enhance the facilities and programs for Penn State students preparing for careers in digital storytelling and media, the Penn State Board of Trustees approved Studios Architecture of Washington, D.C., as the architect for the Donald P. Bellisario Media Center, which will be constructed in Willard Building on the University Park campus.

Trustees approve naming of new Martin Hall at University Park

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:50pm
Penn State Trustees today (Sept. 15) approved the naming of a new East Halls residence hall currently under construction on the University Park campus in honor of a former Commonwealth governor.

National Hazing Prevention Week to focus on awareness and education Sept. 18-22

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:47pm
From Sept. 18 to 22, Penn State will observe National Hazing Prevention Week to raise awareness around the issue of hazing on college campuses across the country. Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the week's activities to learn more about how to recognize and prevent hazing.

Nominations sought for Evan Pugh University Professorships

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:26pm
Nominations for Evan Pugh University Professorships are being sought by the Office of the President.

Public invited to 10th annual Postdoc Research Exhibition on Sept. 22

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:08pm
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Penn State Postdoc Society will host the 10th annual Postdoc Research Exhibition to be held from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 22, in the Hetzel Union Building on the University Park campus of Penn State.

Public invited to Tenth Annual Postdoc Research Exhibition on Sept. 22

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:08pm
The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and the Penn State Postdoc Society will host the Tenth Annual Postdoc Research Exhibition to be held from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Sept. 22 in the HUB.

Barron discusses cost-savings, shares strategies for new efforts

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 2:04pm
Penn State has saved more than $400 million in the last 23 years by implementing cost-saving measures, while still continuing its focus on academic excellence and quality education, according to University President Eric J. Barron.

WPSU website is down; Trustees meeting streaming on Facebook

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:03pm
Due to technical issues on WPSU's website, the Board of Trustees meeting is being streamed at http://wpsudev2.vmhost.psu.edu/bot/.

Sept. 15 trustees meeting to be streamed online, new link provided

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 1:00pm
The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold its next public meeting on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 14-15 at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel at University Park.

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