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Strategic Plan seed grant helping gardens to grow at Beaver, Behrend campuses

Fri, 01/18/2019 - 9:30am
With the University implementing a funding model to develop projects that align with Penn State’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, and following the success of the Sustainable Food Systems Program at University Park, a two-year, $158,000 seed grant was awarded in 2017 to pilot agriculture and food systems initiatives at the Beaver and Behrend campuses, in support of the plan’s priority to transform education.

Midnight Clear in effect during overnight hours through Monday morning

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:51am
The Office of Physical Plant has declared a "Midnight Clear" for snow removal beginning tonight through Monday morning between midnight and 7 a.m. each day.

44th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet draws record attendance

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 11:35am
A record crowd packed the floor of the Bryce Jordan Center on the evening of Jan. 15 to honor civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy at the 44th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Banquet, sponsored by Penn State's Forum on Black Affairs.

Penn State launches Advocate Penn State initiative

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:54pm
Penn State has launched a University-wide advocacy initiative that encourages Penn State supporters across the Commonwealth and beyond to share their stories with elected officials and advocate for Penn State.

Anticipated snowfall alters home athletics event schedule at University Park

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 8:11pm
The potential for significant snowfall in Central Pennsylvania this weekend has resulted in changes to the Penn State Athletics’ home event schedule.

Penn State leadership assessing shutdown impact, developing contingency plans

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 7:29pm
As the partial federal government shutdown continues, Penn State leadership is assessing the short- and long-term effects that the closure is having on students, faculty, staff and University operations, and developing contingency plans to minimize the impact of a more prolonged closure.

Unintentional pioneer: Penn State Cancer Institute’s first CAR-T therapy patient

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:56pm
Looking back, there were clues that Tim Card would soon be fighting for his life—his body was sending signals that he was misreading. Because who would ever think a 40-year-old owner of a CrossFit gym and father of seven suddenly would have an aggressive form of cancer?

Jan. 23 Town Hall to focus on Penn State's Strategic Plan

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:22pm
On Jan. 23, Penn State Provost Nick Jones will host a Town Hall meeting for the University community to discuss the University’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, “Our Commitment to Impact.” The event will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on the University Park campus. It will also be livestreamed at LiveEvents.psu.edu for community members at all Penn State campuses to view.

Jan. 23 Town Hall to focus on Penn State’s Strategic Plan

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:22pm
On Jan. 23, Penn State Provost Nick Jones will host a Town Hall meeting for the University community to discuss the University’s 2016-2020 Strategic Plan, “Our Commitment to Impact.” The event will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on the University Park campus. It will also be livestreamed at LiveEvents.psu.edu for community members at all Penn State campuses to view.

The Medical Minute: The causes and complications of snoring

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 3:18pm
Nearly half of adults habitually snore when they sleep. For some, it’s not a problem. For others, it may affect the quality of their bed partner’s rest. It can also be associated with sleep apnea.

Things to Do at Penn State: Jan. 17-24

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 1:43pm
What's happening at Penn State? Upcoming events include Martin Luther King Jr. activities, the Broadway musical "Finding Neverland" and March for Our Lives co-founder David Hogg.

President shares progress update, reaffirms commitment to Greek-life reform

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 8:30am
In his latest blog post, Penn State President Eric J. Barron provides a progress update on actions that have been taken to reform Greek life at the University since 2017. While noting that early signs show the changes appear to be working, Barron cautioned that significant challenges related to Greek life remain, and that continued collaboration and cooperation are necessary for ultimate success.

Toward a culture of equity and inclusion

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 6:00am
The University’s leadership continues to reach toward the goals outlined in Penn State's strategic plan: to build and advance a truly diverse student body and workforce, develop a curriculum that fosters and teaches diversity, and create a culture of equity and inclusion that not only respects but celebrates our differences. There is much more work to be done.

Penn State's initial report on hazing violations published

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 3:51pm
Penn State today (Jan. 15) published its initial institutional report documenting hazing incidents at the University over the past five years, as required under the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law.

‘Me … Jane’ to celebrate adventures of animal activist Jane Goodall Feb. 10

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 2:46pm
The Center for the Performing Arts will present “Me … Jane: The Dreams and Adventures of Young Jane Goodall” at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, in Eisenhower Auditorium. The Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour’s new musical celebrates the life of the young, plucky animal activist and her stuffed chimpanzee Jubilee.

Campus Arts Initiative announces partner locations for site-specific art

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:44pm
The Campus Arts Initiative, a project of Penn State’s Strategic Planning Seed Grant program, has announced its first eight partner locations.

Penn State again the most recognized in U.S. News' Best Online Programs rankings

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:13am
Penn State World Campus is again the most recognized institution in U.S. News 2019 Best Online Programs rankings.

Penn State again the most recognized in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs rankings

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 7:13am
Penn State World Campus is again the most recognized institution in U.S. News 2019 Best Online Programs rankings.

Weight-loss plan developed at Penn State lands No. 2 ranking

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:00am
Volumetrics, a diet developed by Penn State’s Barbara Rolls, was ranked the No. 2 weight loss plan in this year’s U.S. News & World Report's Best Diets.

A reminder to review Penn State's active attacker protocol

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 8:35am
Penn State University Police and Public Safety reminds students, employees and visitors to familiarize themselves with the University’s official Active Attacker Response Program, as preparation for the possibility of encountering a potentially life-threatening situation anywhere.

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