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Penn State alumni trustee election to begin

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 8:00am
The election process for the 2018 election of trustees by alumni will begin on April 10. Ballots for the trustee election will begin transmission electronically to Penn State alumni beginning on April 10.

Courtney Young: Penn State Faculty Profiles in Diversity and Inclusion

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 6:00am
Penn State’s Courtney Young, head librarian at the J. Clarence Kelly Library at Penn State Greater Allegheny and professor of women’s studies, draws on her diverse background and passion for teaching and learning to encourage those around her to foster an environment that is welcoming of diversity, change and collaboration.

Penn State to adopt single email, calendaring experience with Office 365

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:42am
Beginning this spring, and continuing through the end of 2018, all Penn State students, faculty and staff members will be part of a University-wide transition toward a unified, modern email and calendaring experience through Office 365.

$25 million grant to help Penn State Health advance cancer research and care

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:02pm
The grant from Highmark Health will provide support for development of new cancer treatment drugs, clinical trials to test promising new therapies and recruitment of leading cancer researchers in key disciplines.

Saxbys, Penn State Smeal partner for unique experiential learning opportunity

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 1:15pm
Penn State has entered into a partnership with Philadelphia-based coffee and hospitality company Saxbys to open a student-managed Saxbys Experiential Learning Café in fall 2018 in the Business Building, the Smeal College of Business’ 210,000-square-foot home on the University Park campus.

The Medical Minute: Reducing the likelihood of developing cancer

Thu, 04/05/2018 - 8:30am
There are many factors that determine your likelihood of developing cancer, including age, genetic predisposition and lifestyle.

Penn State Health St. Joseph breaks ground on Cancer Center expansion

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 4:08pm
A new $5.5 million addition to the Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center to open by year’s end will offer people in the Berks region faster, more targeted radiation treatments close to home.

President shares message on anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:42am
Penn State President Eric Barron has shared a message with the Penn State community on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death.

Things to Do at Penn State: April 5-12

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 9:21am
A unique performance from a renowned Swiss theatre troupe, student-led workshops on composting and mushroom growing, and a keynote address from former Nittany Lion and Baltimore Raven John Urschel are among the events happening at Penn State this week.

New bus stop powered by solar panel array, Penn State’s 2015 class gift

Tue, 04/03/2018 - 10:39am
Installed as part of a unique bus stop outside Beaver Stadium, the Penn State 2015 Class Gift — the Solar Panel Array — is not only functional, providing power for real-time CATA route information and a phone charging station at the stop, but also educational, with information about the history of solar energy and easy access to the technology for academic instruction. The array was dedicated on April 2.

Health system, College of Medicine elevate Radiation Oncology to department

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 3:30pm
Penn State College of Medicine has created a new Department of Radiation Oncology and named Dr. Rickhesvar Mahraj, professor of radiology and pediatrics, its interim chair.

Trustees to meet via conference call on April 6

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 2:54pm
A special meeting of the Board of Trustees Committee on Compensation will be held via conference call at 8:15 a.m on Friday, April 6. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and take action on a personnel matter.

Penn State garners recognition from Tree Campus USA

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 12:33pm
Penn State has once again been honored with the Arbor Day Foundation's 2017 Tree Campus USA designation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.

Penn State students to work at 2018 Masters Tournament

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:24am
Thirteen Penn State PGA Golf Management students will gain firsthand experience in their field of study while working at the 2018 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, from March 29 to April 9.

ARL, Huck join to support partner research in global health security

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:12am
Penn State has launched the Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory to support partner research projects in global health security. The new unit is a joint venture between the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (Huck) and the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL).

Penn State announces 2018 University-wide faculty and staff awards

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 8:30am
Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The invitation-only ceremony for the 2018 awards is Tuesday, April 3, at University Park.

Penn State-developed plant disease app recognized by Google

Mon, 04/02/2018 - 7:52am
A mobile app designed by Penn State researchers to help farmers and others diagnose crop diseases has earned recognition from one of the world's tech giants. PlantVillage, developed by a team led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, was the subject of a keynote video presented at Google's TensorFlow Development Summit 2018, held March 30 in Mountain View, California.


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