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Impact of #GivingTuesday surpasses $1 million

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 7:00am
The University asked the Penn State community to show their Penn State pride during #GivingTuesday 2017, a national day to celebrate the power of giving back, and Penn Staters responded loudly and clearly with their support.

Spring 2018 student parking registration begins Jan. 3

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:48pm
Student parking registration for the spring 2018 semester will be available exclusively online beginning at noon on Jan. 3.

Penn State invests $2 million to support strategic priorities

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 2:45pm
Through an innovative new funding process, Penn State is investing $2 million in its top strategic priorities, while simultaneously advancing the vital and transformative work of its faculty, staff and students across the University.

Penn State to take on Washington in Fiesta Bowl

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 10:06pm
No. 9 Penn State will take on the No. 11 Washington Huskies at the Playstation Fiesta Bowl on Dec. 30, in an announcement today (Dec. 3).

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet tickets available Dec. 4

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:50pm
The 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet, sponsored by the Forum on Black Affairs, will be held Jan. 15 in the President's Hall of the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel. The theme this year is "The Mountain Top Has Not Been Reached."

Crow relocation work planned for Monday, Dec. 4

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 9:32am
The Office of Physical Plant (OPP) will perform crow relocation work on Monday, Dec. 4, in the evening hours.

McCourtney Institute releases Mood of the Nation Poll

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:34am
The McCourtney Institute's Mood of the Nation Poll helps to shed light on public opinion surrounding some of America's most pressing national issues.

Should business owners be required to serve same-sex couples?

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:34am
Should business owners be required to serve same-sex couples? This is a complex issue without a clear answer, which makes it a good fit for the Mood of the Nation Poll - a tool created by the McCourtney Institute for Democracy to produce real insights into how citizens truly feel about American politics and democracy.

The Medical Minute: How to ‘Stop the Bleed’ and save a life

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:31am
Mass shootings such as the one in Las Vegas earlier this fall have highlighted the need for bystanders to learn first aid techniques to stop bleeding.

Emergency Department expansion project begins

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 4:37pm
Crews have begun work on an expansion of the Emergency Department at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center that will add 24,000 square feet of clinical and support space by spring 2019.

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

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:24am
Penn State is again pursuing the reduction of energy use over the Holiday Break in accordance with Administrative Policy AD64. Faculty and staff may use buildings over the holiday break, but indoor temperatures can be expected to be at 50°F and ventilation systems will be off between Dec. 21, beginning at 5 p.m., and Jan. 2, 2018.

Certain popular cigars deliver more nicotine than cigarettes

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 9:20am
Despite their reputation as being safer than cigarettes, Penn State researchers say a type of cigar called "small" cigars deliver just as much if not more nicotine as cigarettes.

Penn State names Schlumberger 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 2:27pm
Penn State honored oilfield services leader Schlumberger as its 2017 Corporate Partner of the Year.

Palmer Museum's Holiday Art and Ornament Sale fundraiser set for Dec. 2

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 10:24am
The Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art will host their annual Holiday Art and Ornament Sale fundraiser on Dec. 2 at the Palmer Museum of Art. Local artists will be offering ornaments and other works of art for sale throughout the museum’s galleries and lobby.

Students Partner to Create Innovative Apps in mHealth Challenge

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 6:20am
More than 50 undergraduate students recently participated in the mHealth cross-college engaged scholarship event during Penn State’s annual Global Entrepreneurship Week. Students involved in the mHealth challenge develop a prototype of a mobile application that addresses a health problem for a specific target audience.

The Arboretum at Penn State to host winter celebration Dec. 8

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:29am
The Arboretum at Penn State invites the campus and community to welcome the holiday season at its annual Winter Celebration on Dec. 8.

Penn State mourns passing of Alan Walker

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:23pm
The Penn State community is mourning the death of Alan Walker, Evan Pugh Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Biology and one the leading anthropologists and evolutionary biologists of his generation, who passed away on Nov. 20.

Global libraries exhibit helps Pattee Library visitors travel world virtually

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:44pm
A new Penn State University Libraries exhibit, “Academic Libraries Around the World,” will be open through Jan. 15 in Pattee Library, on the University Park campus. The exhibit, celebrating international academic libraries and the field of library science, features visual highlights of academic institutions on every continent except Antarctica, and is free and open to the public.

President shares message on impact of proposed tax reform bills

Wed, 11/22/2017 - 8:10am
Penn State President Eric J. Barron has shared the following message with the university community regarding tax reform legislation under consideration in Washington, D.C., and its potential negative impact on the University.

Eight selected to receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2018

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 1:23pm
On Nov. 10, the Penn State Board of Trustees selected eight Penn State alumni to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest honor presented to its alumni. The following individuals have been officially notified of their selection by the Board and are invited to accept the award from the University in June 2018.


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