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PennDOT issues Atherton Street update for remainder of April

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:17pm
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 Senate's passage of Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 2:27pm
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 provides clients with 'study-abroad' opportunities

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 1:20pm
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.

Starting at community college, finishing at Penn State

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:14am
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 elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 9:05am
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.

Veldkamp named special assistant to VP for Student Affairs, to lead Greek reform

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 3:22pm
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.

University Police investigating incident of criminal mischief in Robinson Hall

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 5:21pm
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.

Remembering Penn State cancer research philanthropist and alumnus Warren Gittlen

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 4:23pm
The Penn State Cancer Institute and broader Penn State community are mourning the passing of alumnus and longtime cancer research philanthropist Warren Gittlen.

Penn State Extension, ag officials look to slow spread of spotted lanternfly

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:00am
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.

Barron discusses key trends, challenges in higher education

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:00pm
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.

Concert, carnival, and more set for Blue & White Society's PS i(heart)U Week

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 3:35pm
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.

The Medical Minute: Are you at risk for macular degeneration?

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:21pm
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 Medical Minute: Are you at risk for macular degeneration?

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 4:21pm
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.

Bryce Jordan Center ranked No. 2 for university venues in worldwide ticket sales

Thu, 04/12/2018 - 9:23am
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.

Things to Do at Penn State: April 12-19

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 5:50pm
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.

Nobel Laureate Rainer Weiss to present at Penn State on April 18

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 4:32pm
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 to retire effective Aug. 1

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 3:14pm
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.

Preventive hygiene advised to limit the spread of norovirus on campus

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:36pm
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.

2018 Penn State student award recipients announced

Wed, 04/11/2018 - 7:00am
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.

Pennsylvania U.S. house candidates vying for party nominations to speak to WPSU

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 9:00am
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


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