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Career offices announce single, integrated career management system

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 3:10pm
Nittany Lion Careers, a collaborative, University-wide career management system, this summer will become the single career management network for all students, alumni and talent recruiting organizations.

The Medical Minute: Controlling diabetes apart from blood sugar levels

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 10:19am
Doctors may do more good for diabetes patients by getting their cholesterol and blood pressure under control than by intensifying their glucose control.

Engineering team wins grand prize for water-saving, impactful tech

Thu, 04/26/2018 - 8:39am
Student and faculty engineers in the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering created a liquid-entrenched smooth surface coating, an innovative spray-able, anti-fouling coating that dramatically decreases the amount of water needed when flushing a toilet.

State College police indicate alleged armed robbery a false report

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:20pm
After an investigation by the State College Police Department, an alleged armed robbery that was reported to have occurred April 24 at Sunset Park in State College Borough has proven to be a false report.

NFL Draft coverage a tradition, valuable opportunity for CommRadio students

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:21am
For the 10th year in a row, students from CommRadio -- the internet-based station housed in the Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications -- will be on location for the NFL Draft coverage.

Ride-sharing platforms may be taking the place of managers in the gig economy

Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:00am
The platform for Uber's ride-sharing service takes over a lot of the management decisions and roles that human managers once performed. This may mean that workers in the freelance, computer-driven gig economy have less opportunity to influence management decisions, said researchers.

Geography students use virtual reality to recreate Mayan ruins

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 4:32pm
Ancient Mayan civilization in Central America, which collapsed around 1,000 years ago, is being brought to life in a new Penn State project. Two doctoral students in geography, Jiawei Huang and Arif Masrur, have recreated the Mayan ruins of Cahal Pech, in Belize, using virtual reality.

National conference on fraternities and sororities fueled by shared challenges

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 4:30pm
College and university leaders met this week to examine fraternity and sorority life, with a focus on dangerous behaviors that include hazing and binge drinking. This meeting is the first step in an ongoing conversation to identify meaningful solutions to create transformational change.

Heard on Campus: Charlene Teters of the Institute of American Indian Arts

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 4:27pm
Charlene Teters, academic dean at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and a citizen of the Spokane Nation, spoke about her lifelong journey as an artist, writer, educator and activist, at the Penn State Forum on April 24, held at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

Preliminary election results indicate graduate students voted against union

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:14pm
Penn State graduate students voted to not be represented by a union according to the tally of votes by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board on April 24. More than 3,800 graduate assistants and trainees were eligible to vote in the election to determine if they wish to be represented by a union.

University celebrates early success of 'Greater Penn State' campaign

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:27am
Nearly 1,200 Penn State donors, fundraising volunteers and friends gathered in the Bryce Jordan Center on April 20 to celebrate the early success of "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," a University-wide effort to raise $1.6 billion by 2021. With 36 percent of the campaign elapsed to date, the University has raised 41.2 percent of the campaign goal, or $659,865,357.

Penn State Behrend will connect Erie companies to $6 billion energy project

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:04am
The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development has selected Penn State Behrend as a lead partner for developing business and market opportunities created by a $6 billion Shell Pennsylvania Chemicals project in Beaver County.

Penn State Military Appreciation Game to celebrate women in the Armed Forces

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 4:35pm
Penn State will celebrate the 100-year anniversary of women in the U.S. Armed Forces at the University's seventh annual Military Appreciation Game on Oct. 27. As the largest military appreciation event of its kind in the Big Ten, the game will feature special presentations to active and veteran service members, halftime performances by the Penn State Blue Band, color guard and more.

Prescribed burn to be conducted April 23 at Arboretum

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 8:49am
The Arboretum at Penn State, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct a prescribed burn on a 12-acre portion of the Arboretum site at 11 a.m. on April 23. The burn site is located in College Township near Big Hollow and Tower roads.

Q&A: Recent alumna making impact on clean water in Pennsylvania

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 5:05pm
Sarah Xenophon, recent Penn State alumna and watershed technician in the University's Agriculture and Environment Center, talks about the impact of her work, including facilitation of efforts to restore polluted waterways in Pennsylvania.

Fans reminded of Blue-White Game parking; W3/Orange Lot closed

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 10:55am
Penn State Athletics is reminding fans planning to attend Saturday's Blue-White Game presented by Xfinity of the game day parking details and the closing of a game day parking lot. The culmination of Penn State football's spring practice is set for 3 p.m. April 21 in Beaver Stadium and is the centerpiece for a weekend of activities from April 20-22.

Q&A: Penn State’s impact on the Chesapeake Bay, clean water in Pa.

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:00pm
In this Q&A with Matthew Royer, director of the Agriculture and Environment Center at Penn State, we explore the ongoing work to improve the health of Pennsylvania's waterways, and by extension, the pollution problem in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

Prescribed burn to be conducted April 23 at Arboretum

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:47pm
The Arboretum at Penn State, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct a prescribed burn on a 12-acre portion of the Arboretum site on April 23. The burn site will be located in College Township near Big Hollow and Tower roads.

Penn State to adopt tobacco-free policy across all campuses

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:12pm
Penn State today (April 19) announced that the University will move to become tobacco and smoke‐free across all campuses beginning with a launch in fall 2018. The use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, all nicotine delivery devices and other tobacco products will be prohibited across all University-owned or leased properties, facilities and vehicles.

The Medical Minute: How to safely dispose of opioids

Thu, 04/19/2018 - 8:36am
Cleaning out your medicine cabinet is about more than having a tidy bathroom. In an age of opioid addiction, it can also prevent leftover medications from getting into the wrong hands.

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