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The 2018 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts is in full swing, and as more than 100,000 visitors inject millions of dollars into the local economy, Erin Coe, director of the Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State, said she hopes the county’s showcase arts event acts as a reminder that “the arts mean business.”
Kombucha (pronounced kom-BOO-cha) can help restore the body’s natural microbiome and improve overall health, but it’s important to make informed choices about kombucha sources and consumption.
People use a lot of different strategies to handle fear — including avoiding bad news, reappraising the information, contesting the news, or suppressing the fear. Of those strategies, a team of researchers found that suppressing the fear is actually counter-productive. Trying to suppress worries during a health scare, like the recent Zika outbreak, may lead to an ever-intensifying cycle of emotional suppression and fear, according to the researchers.
Developing lasting solutions to the problems of poverty, hunger and social injustice is the cornerstone of a new partnership between Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences and Oxfam America, the U.S. affiliate of Oxfam, the global organization working to end the injustice of poverty in 90 countries around the world.
When disaster strikes, emergency responders often use social media data to understand the big-picture impact of an event. But thanks to an international team of researchers, organizations could soon have access to real-time, automatically generated summaries of the collateral impact of a disaster based on crowdsourced Twitter data.
Motorists traveling to State College and Penn State’s University Park campus via U.S. Route 322 for the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts this week won’t have to contend with flagging delays in the area of Potters Mill Gap, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced.
Kathryn Drager has been named interim dean of Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development. Drager, professor of communication sciences and disorders and associate dean for research and graduate education in the college, started her new appointment July 1. Former College of Health and Human Development Dean Ann “Nan” Crouter retired on June 30. A national search has been underway for her successor and is expected to be concluded soon.
Kathryn Drager has been named interim dean of Penn State’s College of Health and Human Development. Drager, professor of communication sciences and disorders and associate dean for research and graduate education in the college, started her new appointment on July 1. Former College of Health and Human Development Dean Ann “Nan” Crouter retired on June 30. A national search has been underway for her successor and is expected to be concluded soon.
To accommodate setup for the annual 4thFest celebration to be held on Wednesday, July 4, near the Bryce Jordan Center and Medlar Field, several parking and traffic restrictions will be in place beginning Monday, July 2, through Thursday, July 5.
On Monday, July 2, a newly redesigned General University Reference Utility (GURU) website, https://guru.psu.edu/, will be launched. The site will feature a fresh look, streamlined navigation and more mobile-friendly design.
Beginning in fall 2019, Penn State will roll out a University-wide student health insurance requirement for all full-time U.S. students.
Microbes in the gut may use a protein in a process that helps the body regulate vitamin D production.
Since 1998, Penn State World Campus has helped thousands of people across the globe get their degrees online to achieve their professional and personal goals.
Yoga and Pilates are two forms of low-impact exercise that people of all ages and fitness levels can do to improve both their physical and mental well-being.
Richard Vann, an assistant professor of marketing at Penn State Behrend, is the lead author of “When consumers struggle: Action crisis and its effects on problematic goal pursuit,” published early online in the journal Psychology & Marketing. The research in the article focuses on understanding how goal-derailing obstacles can impact a person's ability to achieve his or her goal.
Penn State issued a statement on the Supreme Court's June 26 decision to uphold the Trump administration's travel restrictions for people from certain countries to the United States.
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Penn State Children’s Hospital among the Best Children’s Hospitals in multiple specialties.
Transportation infrastructure in Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic region is expected to benefit from a multi-university transportation research program led by Penn State, through the Thomas D. Larson Transportation Institute, focusing on improving the durability and extending the life of the nation’s roads, railways, bridges and transit systems.
Residents of one of the state’s fastest growing areas will soon have improved health care access and choice close to home when Penn State Health opens a new acute care hospital on property alongside Interstate 81 in Cumberland County.
Workplace climate and resources for reporting wrongdoing were among the topics covered during a Town Hall with Penn State leaders Monday (June 25). The town hall focused on the recently released results of the University’s 2017 Values and Culture Survey.
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