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Today (July 20), the Penn State Board of Trustees voted to re-elect Mark H. Dambly as chair and Matthew W. Schuyler as vice chair of the board.
The Penn State Board of Trustees approved final plans and funds for a new parking deck and loop road at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
The Penn State Board of Trustees voted to approve the 2018-19 operating budget and tuition and fees schedule during its full meeting July 20 at Penn State Berks. The $6.5 billion budget includes no tuition increase for all Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students for the coming academic year.
Penn State Berks Chancellor R. Keith Hillkirk highlighted the college’s 60-year history of community engagement and educational leadership, while discussing the growth and transformation of the campus, during the University’s Board of Trustees meeting today (July 20) on the Berks campus.
In an effort to prepare for and support future College of Engineering construction, a recommended appointment of Clayco, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri, as the design build team for the West Campus Parking Garage and roadway connections project at University Park was given the nod today (July 19). The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning gave the initial go ahead, and the full Board will consider final approval of Clayco at its meeting on Friday, July 20.
Penn State Alumni Association CEO Paul J. Clifford discussed the impact of the 2018 City Lights series to the Board of Trustees Committee on Outreach, Development and Community Relations today (July 19) at Berks campus.
The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (July 19) recommended a $6.5 billion University budget that includes no tuition increase for all Pennsylvania resident undergraduate students for the 2018-19 academic year.
Three Penn State Berks faculty members discussed their research as part of a presentation to the Board of Trustees on July 19. The board is holding its meeting at the campus and is learning about working going on in Reading.
The reason why some people find it so hard to resist finishing an entire bag of chips or bowl of candy may lie with how their brain responds to food rewards, according to researchers who found that when certain regions of the brain reacted more strongly to being rewarded with food than being rewarded with money, those people were more likely to overeat.
A little preparation and an understanding of safety can go a long way to avoid potential pitfalls that come with enjoying camping and hiking.
Dennis Calvin, director of Penn State Extension and associate dean in the College of Agricultural Sciences since 2009, has assumed a new role overseeing the college's efforts to combat the invasive spotted lanternfly. His appointment, which comes with the title of associate dean and director of special programs, was effective July 1.
Tina Hay, editor of The Penn Stater magazine for the past 22 years, announced today (July 18) that she will be leaving her role, effective Oct. 1, to begin a phased retirement from Penn State.
Ralph Colby has partnered with two other Penn State researchers, Alicyn Rhoades and Scott Milner, to get a better basic understanding of how plastics cool from a liquid to solid shape in injection molding. Their work, which involves some new techniques, is already helping industry partners.
Renata Engel has been appointed as Penn State’s vice provost for Online Education, after having served in that position in an interim capacity since 2017.
Through "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," a campaign focused on Penn State’s impact on the lives of students and in the larger world, the University has achieved the strongest fundraising results in its history during the just-concluded fiscal year.
Marie Hardin, dean of the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications, chats with Mimi Barash Coppersmith about her new memoir, "Eat First, Cry Later." Barash Coppersmith founded Town & Gown magazine, was the first woman elected chair of the Penn State Board of Trustees, was honored by the University as the Renaissance Person of the Year and was named a Distinguished Alumna of Penn State.
Surgeons at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently performed their 500th heart transplant. For almost 35 years, the Medical Center has been the only heart transplant center in south central Pennsylvania.
The Penn State Board of Trustees will hold its next public meeting July 19-20 at Penn State Berks. The meeting will be streamed live online at http://wpsu.org/trustees/.
The first-ever identification of a deep-space source of the super-energetic subatomic high-energy neutrino particles has launched a new era of space research. Detection of one such neutrino beneath the Antarctic ice sent a global team of astronomers racing to track down its origins: a flaring supermassive black hole 3.7 billion light years from Earth. A report will be published in the journal Science by the IceCube team and collaborators, including multiple Penn State coauthors.
Penn State will conduct University Park campus elm tree spraying from the ground at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 16; and by helicopter from 5:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, both dates weather permitting.
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