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A new project will provide 2,500 megawatt-hours of clean, reliable and affordable solar-generated energy annually to the University as part of its diversified energy portfolio. The Penn State Office of Physical Plant and Alternative Energy Development Group (AEDG) announced Sept. 19 the development of a 2 megawatt Advanced Utility-Scale Solar photovoltaic system.
Andrew Read has been appointed director of the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at Penn State effective Jan. 1, 2019. Read is an Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology, Eberly Professor of Biotechnology and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash every 33 seconds.
Nittany Lion football fans are being advised by Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics to be cautious of counterfeit tickets, including the print-at-home format and illegally reproduced single-game tickets purchased from nonauthorized sources, for the upcoming Ohio State game on Sept. 29.
By studying infrastructure systems with a focus on smart buildings for integrated energy, Somayeh Asadi, assistant professor of architectural engineering, stresses the societal impact of buildings.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will send a test message beginning at 2:18 p.m. Oct. 3 to all cellphone users within range of an active cell tower. This message, originally schedule to be sent on Sept. 20, has been delayed due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence.
New York City’s Ballet Hispánico will celebrate the work of women in a program featuring three dances by Latina choreographers at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 in Eisenhower Auditorium. The performance will feature “Linea Recta” by Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, “Con Brazos Abiertos” by Michelle Manzanales and “Catorce Dieciséis” by Tania Pérez-Salas.
'Lived Mosaic: Diverse Experiences of One Culture,’ honors and celebrates the historic background, culture, heritage, and many influences of the Hispanic community throughout the years, during Hispanic Heritage Month, from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 at Penn State.
Penn State Brandywine Chancellor Kristin Woolever has announced that she will retire from the University on July 31, 2019, after leading the campus since Feb. 1, 2014. A national search will begin immediately to identify her successor.
With all its fall sports teams underway and the winter sports season quickly approaching, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics is launching a new initiative, “Happy Valley Hospitality,” promoting positivity on game days and every day.
By 2025, Penn State President Eric Barron said he envisions the University as a leader among higher education institutions in its focus on student success and lifelong engagement — from the time students apply to Penn State through graduation and throughout their lives. Describing it as a “transformational experience,” Barron shared his vision for “One Penn State 2025,” a new guiding framework for University-wide educational innovation, in a presentation to the Board of Trustees at its Friday (Sept. 14) meeting.
To help address the needs of a growing residential student population at Penn State Harrisburg, the Penn State Board of Trustees today (Sept. 14) approved the purchase of the Nittany Village apartment complex situated next to campus, as well as a parcel of land adjacent to the campus that is currently being used by the college as athletic fields.
Former member of the Penn State Board of Trustees and retired United States Navy Capt. Ryan McCombie was officially confirmed as an emeritus trustee by the board today (Sep. 14).
University Health Services will offer student flu vaccine clinics in Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center this fall. Flu vaccines are $25 and available to all students without appointment.
The Student Engagement Network is hosting the second annual Student Engagement Expo in the HUB-Robeson Center at University Park on Oct. 17. Individual undergraduate students or student groups participating in engagement experiences are encouraged to submit proposals that support the central theme of the event, "Find Your Why. Start Your Journey."
The Penn State Alumni Association will recognize 14 graduates on Oct. 3 with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association.
Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics continues to experience revenue growth, with a stabilized budget and increased reserve balance, according to Director of Athletics Sandy Barbour, who presented today (Sept. 13) to the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning.
The Penn State Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning today (Sept. 13) approved the graduate apartment rates for the upcoming 2019-20 academic year. The full board will consider the proposed rates on Sept. 14.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning approved a plan today (Sept. 13) that will help to expand space at Pattee Library for student studying and collaboration on the University Park campus.
Penn State has finalized changes in four grass parking lots for Saturday’s football game against Kent State, due to heavy rain earlier this week. Cars will be re-directed to other parking lots near Beaver Stadium. Fans attending Saturday’s game who do not have a parking permit will not be able to purchase a permit for the Beaver Stadium parking lots on game day.
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