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Computer model may help scientists split up, reassemble proteins on command

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 5:00am
Researchers say that a computer-guided algorithm they created may help scientists find just the right spot to split a protein and then reassemble it to functionality. They add this could be another step — perhaps even a dance step — toward using chemical and light signals to create new medical treatments — for instance CAR T-cell therapy — and biosensors.

Penn State recognizes Ernst & Young as Corporate Partner of the Year

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 2:00pm
Penn State has named Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) as its 2018 Corporate Partner of the Year. The award recognizes EY’s longstanding relationship with the University, which has involved a vibrant recruiting presence and philanthropic support for initiatives that foster excellence and diversity at Penn State.

John E. Morgan Foundation named inaugural Foundation Partner of the Year

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 2:00pm
Penn State has named the John E. Morgan Foundation its inaugural Foundation Partner of the Year. The award recognizes the Morgan Foundation’s long history of philanthropy toward a wide range of programs across the University.

Penn State celebrates LGBTQ+ history month

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 10:34am
October is LGBTQ+ history month and Penn State is celebrating the achievements of the LGBTQ+ community with a list of events, including speakers, rallies and more held around campus.

Penn State military appreciation events kick off in October

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 9:00am
Penn State, State College Borough and Centre County will honor military service members, veterans and their families when their service and sacrifices are recognized during a series of military appreciation events in October and November.

Fans should use caution when buying, selling Ohio State tickets

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 4:08pm
Penn State University Police has become aware of a scam initiated through Facebook that involves tickets for the highly-anticipated Penn State vs. Ohio State game.

The Materiality of Color: Art historians return to the source

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 8:59am
Sarah Rich and Daniel Zolli, professors in the Department of Art History and embedded researchers in the Arts & Design Research Incubator, are taking color back to its materiality through research, teaching, and an upcoming symposium. “Bugs, Boulders, Beakers: The Materiality of Artists’ Colors" will be held Oct. 5-6 at the Palmer Museum of Art. In conjunction with the conference, they are also hosting a pigment workshop for registered participants in the ADRI.

Forest expert: Expect foliage display to be late, muted

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 7:02am
Warm, wet weather is predicted to continue through the rest of September and most of October in the mid-Atlantic, Northeast and Great Lakes regions, and those soggy conditions likely will result in a subdued foliage display, according to a Penn State forest expert.

Things to Do at Penn State: Sept. 27-Oct. 4

Wed, 09/26/2018 - 10:30am
What's happening at Penn State? Here's a look at some of the cultural events taking places at the University this weekend and next week, including "Legally Blonde the Musical," the opening of a Smithsonian exhibit at Penn State Schuylkill, the return of the "Research Unplugged" lecture series and the kickoff of theme dinners at Café Laura.

Game day parking exhausted for Penn State-Ohio State game

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 5:15pm
Penn State has announced that all game day parking has been exhausted for Saturday’s football game vs. Ohio State. The clash between the No. 9 Nittany Lions and No. 4 Buckeyes will kick at 7:30 p.m. in Beaver Stadium.

ESPN's 'College GameDay' to impact traffic, parking near Old Main

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:54am
In order to accommodate ESPN's College GameDay setup, a section of Pollock Road between Carnegie Building and McAllister Building will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, through 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29.

Master Gardeners lend expertise, support to spotted lanternfly fight

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 11:17am
Penn State Extension Master Gardeners have been lending their time and expertise to aid in the spotted lanternfly battle.

Developing a quick-acting foam for treating wounds on the battlefield

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 9:00am
A new grant will help Penn State researchers develop an innovative foam that helps seal wounds quickly — whether on the battlefield, in rural areas, or in other isolated locations far from hospitals.

Lung inflammation from childhood asthma linked with later anxiety

Tue, 09/25/2018 - 8:00am
Persistent lung inflammation may be one possible explanation for why having asthma during childhood increases your risk for developing anxiety later in life, according to Penn State researchers.

University Health Services confirms bacterial meningitis at University Park

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:55pm
Local health officials confirmed a single case of meningococcal meningitis at University Park on Monday, Sept. 24. The patient, a Penn State student, has been treated for the infection and is currently recovering at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

ESPN's 'College GameDay' to air from Old Main lawn on Saturday

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:45pm
ESPN’s "College GameDay" program will be live from Penn State’s Old Main lawn on Saturday, Sept. 29, ahead of the Nittany Lions’ primetime meeting with Ohio State at 7:30 p.m. on ABC.

Reminder of upcoming University holiday schedule for faculty and staff

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 8:00am
Penn State Human Resources is reminding University employees of the 2018 Thanksgiving and December break schedule.

Penn State Berkey Creamery celebrates 'White Out' with new flavor

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 1:51am
Penn State Berkey Creamery's new ice cream flavor will have football fans celebrating even more when Penn State hosts Ohio State on Sept. 29. "White Out" — a sweet blend of popcorn-flavored ice cream and white chocolate chips — is now available for scooping at the Creamery.

University observes National Hazing Prevention Week

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 4:21pm
Penn State will observe National Hazing Prevention Week from Sept. 24 to 28, hosting various education activities and events in order to raise awareness around the important issue of hazing on college campuses across the country.

IM Building rededication ceremony scheduled for Oct. 3

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 4:20pm
Campus Recreation, a unit of Penn State Student Affairs, will hold a rededication ceremony for the Intramural (IM) Building at 11 a.m. on Oct. 3. The event will open with a ceremony featuring speakers from 11 to 11:45 a.m., followed by building tours and a scavenger hunt.

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