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Heard on Campus: Shawn Morelli at the Penn State Forum

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 2:49pm
Retired U.S. Army Maj. Shawn Morelli presented "Don't Limit Your Challenges; Challenge Your Limits" during the Penn State Forum held Nov. 28 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center at University Park. Morelli, a 1998 Penn State graduate, talked about her struggles as a wounded veteran and her fight to recover from injuries sustained from an IED explosion in Afghanistan.

The Medical Minute: Understand the danger of concussion as winter sports begin

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:01pm
Youth winter sports are underway, and with a recent increase in national attention on the possible dangers of head trauma for athletes, it is important for coaches, parents and players to recognize symptoms of a concussion and also help lessen their likelihood of occurring.

'Dickens, Christmas and Family Ties' celebrates author and his work

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:34am
Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will host “Dickens, Christmas and Family Ties,” four days of events in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the publication of Charles Dickens’ beloved novella “A Christmas Carol.” All events will be held in Paterno Library on the University Park campus and are free and open to the public.

Penn State root research results in breeding of improved bean plants for Africa

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:54am
In the culmination of more than a decade of research on root traits conducted by Penn State plant scientists, about three tons of seed for common bean plants specifically bred to thrive in the barren soils of Mozambique will be distributed there Dec. 11.

Penn State World Campus recognized as a top military-friendly institution

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:00am
Penn State World Campus recently as been recognized as a top online school for military students by Military Times, a media organization that serves the military community.

Annual enrollment snapshot released, University sees slight decline

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 8:49am
Penn State’s overall enrollment saw a slight decrease during the past year, according to the annual enrollment census released by the University today (Nov. 28).

Holiday heat reduction program to begin end of day on Dec. 21

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 4:06pm
Over the holiday break, in accordance with Administrative Policy AD64, temperatures in many University facilities will be reduced to conserve energy, generate savings, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the University.

University Police announces expansion of K-9 Unit

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 11:30am
A new K-9 officer has joined Penn State University Police, enhancing the force’s ability to detect explosives, collect evidence and support safety at Penn State.

Carbon Science Research Centre of Excellence opens at Innovation Park

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 1:23pm
The Morgan Advanced Materials Carbon Science Research Centre of Excellence, located at Innovation Park at Penn State, is anticipated to employ 15 to 30 doctorate-level staff who will pioneer carbon research in a wide range of industries and engineering applications, including aerospace, medical, power generation and more.

Behrend student donates bone marrow to teen with leukemia

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 2:52pm
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College student Billy Santoro had his DNA tested at a campus bone marrow drive. When he matched with a teen in need in Louisville, both of their lives changed forever.

Raise your voice this #GivingTuesday

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 2:18pm
Beginning at 6:55 p.m. EST (18:55 in military time, representing the year of Penn State's founding) on Nov. 26 until midnight on Nov. 27, members of the Penn State community are invited to make a gift to any area of the University as part of Penn State’s participation in #GivingTuesday, a national day to celebrate the power of giving back.

Where, when and how to de-stress leading up to finals week at Penn State

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:57am
Whether students have one exam or many, finals week can be a stressful time. Check out some of the many ways students can take a break between study sessions and unwind after an exam.

Penn State announces game day parking changes for Maryland football game

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 9:40pm
Continued historic wet conditions on the University Park campus have resulted in significant damage to the grass parking lots used for Penn State football home games. For the safety of fans, to prevent further damage to intramural fields and ag fields, as well as fans’ personal vehicles, grass parking lots will be unavailable for Saturday’s contest with Maryland, including the Overnight RV lot.

Penn State announces gameday parking changes for Maryland football game

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 9:40pm
Continued historic wet conditions on the University Park campus have resulted in significant damage to the grass parking lots used for Penn State football home games. For the safety of fans, to prevent further damage to intramural fields and ag fields, as well as fans’ personal vehicles, grass parking lots will be unavailable for Saturday’s contest with Maryland, including the Overnight RV (ORV) lot.

Classes, activities canceled at University Park for Nov. 16

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 8:24am
Following a review of regional road conditions, classes and activities are canceled on the University Park campus on Nov. 16. Regularly scheduled activities will resume at 5 p.m., but evening classes are canceled.

Weather delays University Park classes, activities on Nov. 16

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 4:33am
Inclement weather has caused Penn State to delay scheduled activities at University Park, including classes, beginning at 5 a.m. and continuing until 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. Classes or activities that begin at or after 10 a.m. will be held as scheduled; any classes or activities prior to 10 a.m. will not take place. Only employees previously identified as performing essential services should report as regularly scheduled, unless advised otherwise by their supervisor.

Weather, road conditions force CATA to end service

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:27pm
Due to deteriorating roadway conditions from today's winter storm, all CATA services will end at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Nov. 15).

Town Hall postponed due to weather

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:03am
Due to inclement weather and early dismissal at the University Park campus, the Town Hall meeting focusing on the Strategic Plan scheduled for today (Thursday, Nov. 15) has been postponed.

Weather prompts early dismissal of classes, cancellation of activities

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:16am
Expected heavy afternoon snowfall has caused Penn State to cancel scheduled classes and activities on the University Park campus on Nov. 15, beginning with the dismissal of students at 11 a.m. Faculty and non-essential staff will be released 30 minutes after the release of students, at 11:30 a.m. Normal operations will resume at 5 a.m. on Nov. 16, pending a further review of weather conditions by university officials.

Things to Do at Penn State: Nov. 15-29

Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:50pm
What's happening at Penn State? Here's a look at some of the cultural events taking place at the University over the next two weeks, including the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, an affordable art auction and a new film and photographic exhibit focused on the challenges women face in science.

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