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Changes to parking and transit services during Thanksgiving break

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:28pm
Transportation Services has announced changes to campus parking and transit services during the University's Thanksgiving holiday break.

Penn State University Press to showcase new titles at annual Holiday Book Sale

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:37pm
Penn State University Press will showcase its newest titles at its annual Holiday Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 in the Kern Building lobby at University Park. The one-day event is open to the University community and the general public.

Penn State University Press to showcase new titles at annual Holiday Book Sale

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:37pm
Penn State University Press will showcase their newest titles at their Annual Holiday Book Sale on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kern Building lobby, University Park. The one-day event is open to the University community and the general public.

Penn State opens family literacy program in Williamsport

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:05am
Penn State's Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy has partnered with STEP Inc. to provide a new education program to needy families in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The program, known as Family Pathways, is a family literacy program that provides educational services to parents or caregivers over the age of 17 who have an educational need and have a child who is in third grade or younger.

Researchers aim to develop best practices for organic beekeeping industry

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:49am
A nearly $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support Penn State researchers in determining best management practices for organic beekeeping by comparing organic and chemical-free to conventional management systems. The funding comes from the Organic Agriculture Research and Extension Initiative of USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Penn State food safety expert offers tips on safe handling of holiday leftovers

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:14pm
Leftovers from holiday meals — if not properly handled, including prompt refrigeration — can lead to foodborne illness, according to a food safety specialist in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Proposals now being accepted for diversity, inclusion initiatives at Penn State

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:51pm
The Equal Opportunity Planning Committee (EOPC) invites Penn State faculty and staff to submit proposals for EOPC funding to support the University’s diversity, inclusion and equity efforts and advance the University’s strategic plan. The deadline for summer 2018 programs is Dec. 15, followed by a deadline of Jan. 23 for the 2018-19 academic year.

Weather forces selected parking lot closures for Nebraska game

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 1:27pm
Due to anticipated rain leading up to Saturday’s home football game against Nebraska, the Brown Lot, Family Friendly Lot, and Yellow Lot 12 (IM Fields) will be closed.

Fans invited to 'BTN Tailgate' show, Nissan Heisman House prior to Nebraska game

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 9:49am
For the first time, “BTN Tailgate” will originate from Happy Valley, airing live from 10 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 on Big Ten Network. The Nissan Heisman House Tour also returns to Penn State and will be located within Fan Fest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Penn State remains a top school for global engagement

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 7:56am
The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its annual Open Doors report this week. Penn State continues to be among the top institutions in sending students abroad and hosting international students.

WPSU's 'Take Note' features National African American History Museum founder

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 4:47pm
It took more than half a billion dollars and a decade to bring the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, D.C., to life. WPSU’s Cheraine Stanford talks with the museum’s founding director, Lonnie G. Bunch III, about his life, the museum’s goals, and why he thinks the museum tells the quintessential American story, in the next installment of “Take Note,” which airs at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, and 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 19.

Penn State University Police investigating Oct. 30 hit-and-run crash

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 2:34pm
Penn State University Police are investigating a hit-and-run traffic crash that occurred at approximately 1:37 p.m. Oct. 30 in a parking lot near the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.

Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD student gets 'Shark Tank' investment

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:25pm
Olivier Noel, a sixth-year student in Penn State College of Medicine’s MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, has risen to national fame after appearing on ABC’s hit reality show “Shark Tank.”

Penn State College of Medicine MD/PhD student gets ‘Shark Tank’ investment

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 1:25pm
Olivier Noel, a sixth-year student in Penn State College of Medicine’s MD/PhD Medical Scientist Training Program, has risen to national fame after appearing on ABC’s hit reality show “Shark Tank.”

Partnership aims to advance renewable energy via storage and microgrid training

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 10:18am
A unique partnership between Penn State and industry members is working to advance solar and wind energy through energy storage and microgrid systems education and training. The Energy Storage and Microgrid Training and Certification (ESAM-TAC) program is part of the GridSTAR Center, a smart grid education and research center at Penn State at The Navy Yard, located in Philadelphia.

Our commitment will not falter

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 2:24pm
Penn State remains steadfast in its commitment to diversity and inclusion as we strive to nurture a welcoming environment for our entire community.

Nominees sought for the Rock Ethics Institute's 2018 Stand Up awards

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 1:41pm
The Rock Ethics Institute is accepting nominations for its 2018 Stand Up Awards, which recognize undergraduate students who demonstrate ethical leadership in taking a stand for a person, cause or belief.

Cindy King named 2017 Fundraising Volunteer of the Year

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 10:04am
Penn State has recognized longtime supporter and philanthropist Cynthia “Cindy” King as its 2017 Fundraising Volunteer of the Year.

Penn State football season tickets set for modest price increase

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 3:18pm
Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics has announced that 2018 season football tickets will increase by $35 — $5 per game — marking the first season ticket price increase since the 2009 season.

Centred Outdoors, interdisciplinary project benefits environment, community

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 2:04pm
With support from the Sustainable Communities Collaborative, a program in Penn State's Sustainability Institute, students, faculty and community groups recently partnered with Centred Outdoors, a program that encouraged residents to explore the beauty of Centre County's outdoors and pursue health and wellness.

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