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The Pennsylvania SAFE-T Center, spearheaded by the College of Nursing and supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, showcased innovative telehealth technology at the opening of its simulation lab July 25.
Each year, Americans develop more than 50 million cases of foodborne illness. While some are caused by eating out, others originate in home kitchens. Still more result from contact with someone already infected. Although it can be difficult to avoid ever getting a foodborne illness, there are some things you can do to minimize your risk.
Penn State will host the National Autism Conference from July 31 to Aug. 3 at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center at Innovation Park. The conference welcomes parents, educators and service providers to learn about autism research updates and to promote evidence-based interventions for school-based services.
Penn State researchers have found that self-efficacy -- one’s confidence in their ability to do something -- influences physical activity in osteoarthritis patients, independent from other such factors as pain, mood and support from a spouse.
As part of the ongoing Human Resources Business Process Transformation (HRBPT), Penn State employees can now utilize human resources shared services to get answers and information related to human resources and payroll. The primary ways for employees to ask their questions are by emailing AskHR@psu.edu or by calling 814-865-1473.
Kathleen Bieschke has been named the University’s new vice provost for faculty affairs. Bieschke, who currently is a professor and department head in the College of Education and the recent interim dean of the Schreyer Honors College, will begin her appointment on Aug. 1.
At the Penn State Board of Trustees meeting on July 21, President Eric Barron presented an update on the University’s new philanthropy campaign, “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence.” The campaign, which aligns with Penn State’s strategic plan, raised more than $350 million in commitments during its inaugural year.
Penn State's parking office has announced the dates for student parking registration for the 2017-18 academic year.
Due to an emergency maintenance issue at the Student Health Center involving low water pressure, University Health Services will be closed for patient care on Monday, July 24.
Allen Road is closed between Curtin and Fischer roads due to the opening of a sinkhole in the area. Until further notice, no northbound traffic will be permitted on Allen Road from Curtin Road, and no southbound traffic on Allen Road will be permitted past Fischer Road.
Mark H. Dambly, president of Pennrose Properties, was elected chair of Penn State’s Board of Trustees today (July 21), and Matthew W. Schuyler, chief human resources officer for Hilton Worldwide, was elected vice chair.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees today (July 21) approved additional funds and plan revisions for the West Campus Steam Plant modifications, which are currently in progress.
Penn State's presence in the greater Scranton area will be taking on a new name: Penn State Scranton. Approved today (July 21) by the University's Board of Trustees, the name change is intended to increase general awareness and visibility of the campus and more accurately reflect its geographic region. The name also will continue to honor the campus’ namesake – Worthington Scranton – as well as the Scranton family, which continues to be involved with and support the campus.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees heard an informational update July 21 on a proposed five-year capital plan that advances critical investments into aging infrastructure and future needs across the institution. The plan, which if approved would go into effect beginning in July 2018, is intended to tackle the University’s large maintenance backlog, providing funding for upkeep of aging facilities and for critical improvements to instructional space.
The first year of Penn State’s latest fundraising campaign inspired alumni and friends to commit $304.6 million to programs and needs across the University, said President Eric J. Barron in a report to the Board of Trustees today (June 21).
Penn State Harrisburg Chancellor Mukund Kulkarni reflected on the campus’ 50-year history as an educational leader and economic driver in the capital region, while discussing the growth and transformation of the campus, during the University’s Board of Trustees July meeting today (July 21), held at the campus.
Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones discussed Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses and how they continue to fulfill the University’s mission of teaching, research, and service individually and collaboratively, during a report today (July 21) to the Board of Trustees.
Campus Recreation will start a new membership program for students, faculty, staff and a limited number of community members beginning in August.
A team led by researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has received a nearly $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to conduct a three-year study of a new flexible strategy to ramp up installation of riparian buffers.
The Board of Trustees Committee on Outreach, Development and Community relations today (July 20) considered recommendations by a subcommittee focused on changes to the board’s public comment session.
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