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With construction and utility work continuing, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing an update for its North Atherton Street project in State College.
Penn State leaders applaud the Pennsylvania Senate for passing the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law, critical legislation that will strengthen the state’s anti-hazing provisions in support of student safety and well-being across the Commonwealth.
Penn State Extension organized a recent trip to study state-of-the-art crop management in Brazil — one of the world's leading producers of soybeans — for Pennsylvania soybean growers and industry representatives.
For community college students interested in earning a four-year bachelor's degree from Penn State, articulation agreements between a number of Pennsylvania community colleges and the University's Commonwealth Campuses provide access to Penn State degrees.
Andrew Read, Evan Pugh University Professor of Biology and Entomology in the Eberly College of Science and the College of Agricultural Sciences, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Steve Veldkamp has been named special assistant to the vice president for Student Affairs to lead the implementation of vision and reform in the University’s fraternity and sorority communities.
Penn State University Police are investigating an incident of criminal mischief that occurred at 9:30 p.m. April 14 in Robinson Hall. Robinson Hall is located in the North Housing Area on the University Park campus. Police are seeking assistance with identifying the pictured individuals.
The Penn State Cancer Institute and broader Penn State community are mourning the passing of alumnus and longtime cancer research philanthropist Warren Gittlen.
Grape growers, orchardists, nursery operators, homeowners and others in southeastern Pennsylvania are bracing for the spring emergence of the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect from Asia that appeared for the first time in the United States in Berks County nearly four years ago. Penn State Extension educators and College of Agricultural Sciences researchers are working with state and federal agriculture officials to stop the pest's spread.
During an address titled “Key Trends, Key Decisions,” Penn State President Eric Barron examined shifting student and faculty demographics, as well as trends impacting finances and research in higher education.
Revel in Penn State spirit during the fifth annual PS i(heart)U Week, set for April 16-20. Hosted by the Blue & White Society, the mission of PS i(heart)U Week is to encourage University pride and celebrate Penn State traditions.
Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision — such as when straight lines appear wavy — could be signs of age-related macular degeneration.
Many people accept deteriorating eyesight as an inevitable part of getting older, but blurry or distorted vision – such as when straight lines appear wavy – could be signs of age-related macular degeneration.
The Bryce Jordan Center has been ranked second in the world in concert and event tickets sold among University venues for the first quarter of 2018 according to a ticket analysis report by concert tour trade publication Pollstar.
An outdoor student sculpture exhibition, a touring Broadway production, and a fashion show to benefit the Centre County women's resource center are among the events happening at Penn State this week.
Rainer Weiss, a 2017 Physics Nobel Laureate, will present the Eberly Family Distinguished Lecture in Science at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, in the Freeman Auditorium, 117 HUB-Robeson Center, on the Penn State University Park campus. This free public lecture, titled "Probing the Universe with Gravitational Waves," will highlight the discovery for which Weiss received his Nobel Prize.
Penn State York Chancellor David W. Chown plans to retire as chancellor of Penn State York effective Aug. 1. Chown has served the campus and Penn State for a little more than five years.
While it may seem like cold and flu season are behind us, a recent increase in reported cases of norovirus have been identified in the local community. Preventive measures can be taken to reduce the risk of acquiring the illness and passing it along to others.
Each year, Penn State honors several students for the highest levels of academic excellence, outstanding leadership and meritorious service. The 2018 student award recipients exemplify best practices and achievements among Penn State students, reflecting the University's mission of teaching, research and service.
Candidates seeking to secure their parties’ nominations for Pennsylvania U.S. congressional races will speak to WPSU-FM reporters and have their interviews air during “Morning Edition” on WPSU-FM throughout April and May. The interviews will air at 5:50 a.m. and 7:50 a.m. and will be available the same day of airing on wpsu.org/radio.
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