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March 13 Town Hall now available to view online

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 2:18pm
The Penn State Town Hall that took place on March 13 is now archived and available to watch online. At the event, Penn State Provost Nick Jones and Dean of the Graduate School Regina Vasilatos-Younken answered questions submitted by students on the topic of graduate student unionization.

Readers can choose from more than 40 Headlines Issues

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 8:00am
Do you want news specific to a Penn State college or campus? Do you want more news about arts, health, diversity, sports or other topics of general interest? Individuals may sign up for more than 40 individual Headlines issues targeting specific audiences.

Coming to a garden near you: An award-winning, Penn State-bred tomato variety

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 4:10pm
Valentine's Day may have passed for this year, but if you're in love with sweet, firm, antioxidant-rich — and award-winning — tomatoes that will perform well in your garden this season, you're in luck, thanks to a researcher in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. "Valentine," a new variety of grape tomato that germinated in the breeding program of plant scientist Majid Foolad, now is available commercially after nearly two decades in development.

PennDOT provides construction update for North Atherton Street project

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 10:58am
Initial construction activity will get underway soon for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s North Atherton Street project in State College. The entire project will take place through 2019, with phased work zones stretching from Aaron Drive to Park Avenue.

The Medical Minute: Early vaccination key to preventing HPV

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 9:14am
Nearly half of adolescents aren’t receiving a pair of vaccines to prevent a virus many of them will get.

Penn State SBDC celebrating 20 years of stimulating economic growth and jobs

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 12:10pm
The Penn State Small Business Development Center is responsible for securing more than 2,000 jobs, 500 business openings and stimulating millions of dollars in economic growth in central Pennsylvania — according to client surveys conducted over the past two decades. Local businesses, community leaders and the Penn State SBDC staff will celebrate “20 Years of Client Success” at a luncheon March 23 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.

Things to Do at Penn State: March 15-22

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 8:00am
"Dirty Dancing" at Eisenhower Auditorium, a keynote by "Freakonomics" author Stephen J. Dubner, and Women's History Month panels are among the events happening at Penn State this weekend and next week.

College of Arts and Architecture Dean Barbara Korner to retire in 2019

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 7:00am
Barbara “Bobbi” Korner, who has served as dean of the Penn State College of Arts and Architecture since 2007, has announced her retirement, effective June 30, 2019. A national search to find Korner’s successor will begin this summer, with a new dean anticipated to be in place on July 1, 2019.

No such thing as 'uncured' corned beef, Penn State meat expert says

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 7:31pm
Millions of Americans will celebrate the St. Patrick's Day holiday this month with a "traditional" meal of corned beef and cabbage — but most won't pause to consider what makes the meat so distinctive or how it ended up being a tradition.

Town Hall covers range of graduate student unionization topics

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:58pm
Stipends and benefits, the upcoming union representation election, voting and research were among the topics covered during a Town Hall with Penn State leaders on March 13 that focused on graduate student unionization. The event, hosted by Provost Nick Jones and Dean of the Graduate School Regina Vasilatos-Younken, took place at University Park campus and was livestreamed for community members at all Penn State campuses to view.

Penn Staters rally for University at Capital Day 2018 in Harrisburg

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 4:09pm
Penn Staters descended on Harrisburg for Penn State Capital Day 2018 today (March 13), an event designed to bring together the University community and Pennsylvania elected officials.

Nittany Lion basketball to host Temple in NIT game March 14

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:16am
The Penn State men's basketball team has been selected for its 21st postseason appearance in program history, accepting an invitation to play in the 81st National Invitation Tournament (NIT). The Nittany Lions (21-13) will host in-state foe Temple (17-15) at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Penn State professor to join Dalai Lama in panel discussion

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 9:00am
Robert Roeser, Bennett Pierce Professor of Caring and Compassion and professor of human development and family studies at Penn State, will take part in a panel discussion with the Dalai Lama on March 15 at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, India.

Town Hall on March 13 to focus on graduate student unionization

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:39am
On March 13, Penn State Provost Nick Jones and Dean of the Graduate School Regina Vasilatos-Younken will host a town hall meeting for graduate students on the topic of graduate student unionization from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Silent theater troupe Mummenschanz to perform 'You & Me' April 8 at Eisenhower

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 4:05pm
Mummenschanz, Switzerland’s famous silent minimalist prop-theater troupe, will perform “You & Me” at 4 p.m. April 8 in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Coaches Caravan to visit New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:00am
The Penn State Coaches Caravan will visit three East Coast cities this spring, with Penn State Head Football Coach James Franklin and Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour appearing at each of the three evening events.

Silent theater troupe Mummenschanz to perform ‘You & Me’ April 8 at Eisenhower

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 8:54am
Mummenschanz, Switzerland’s famous silent minimalist prop-theater troupe, will perform “You & Me” at 4 p.m. April 8 in Eisenhower Auditorium.

The Medical Minute: Small changes make big differences in digestion

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 7:58am
The bacteria in your gut do more than simply help digest your food. The microorganisms living in your digestive tract can also influence your overall health.

Opioid epidemic to be topic of April 6 panel presentation

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 8:37am
The Penn State College of Nursing and Clinical and Translational Science Institute will present a panel discussion April 6 to provide education and understanding of the opioid epidemic and its statewide impact. "The Opioid Epidemic: Impacts on Nursing, the Community, and Family" will take place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. in Freeman Auditorium at the HUB-Robeson Center.

Alumnus makes largest single gift to Penn State Worthington Scranton

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 3:35pm
Penn State alumnus Thomas F. Zenty, III has set a new standard for private giving to Penn State Worthington Scranton with a commitment of $1.6 million to create two scholarships for students with financial need.


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