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Earth Day will be internationally recognized on April 22, but at Penn State, Earth Day(s) will be celebrated throughout the month of April. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community are invited to attend the events. Show your Earth Day spirit on social media by using #PSUEarthDays and visit the Earth Day(s) 2018 website to learn how to get involved.
Different flavors of e-cigarettes produce different levels of free radicals, toxins often associated with cancer and other diseases, according to Penn State researchers. Many of the chemicals used to flavor e-cigarettes increased the production of free radicals, while a few actually lowered it.
The election process for the 2018 election of trustees by alumni will begin on April 10. Ballots for the trustee election will begin transmission electronically to Penn State alumni beginning on April 10.
Penn State’s Courtney Young, head librarian at the J. Clarence Kelly Library at Penn State Greater Allegheny and professor of women’s studies, draws on her diverse background and passion for teaching and learning to encourage those around her to foster an environment that is welcoming of diversity, change and collaboration.
Beginning this spring, and continuing through the end of 2018, all Penn State students, faculty and staff members will be part of a University-wide transition toward a unified, modern email and calendaring experience through Office 365.
The grant from Highmark Health will provide support for development of new cancer treatment drugs, clinical trials to test promising new therapies and recruitment of leading cancer researchers in key disciplines.
Penn State has entered into a partnership with Philadelphia-based coffee and hospitality company Saxbys to open a student-managed Saxbys Experiential Learning Café in fall 2018 in the Business Building, the Smeal College of Business’ 210,000-square-foot home on the University Park campus.
There are many factors that determine your likelihood of developing cancer, including age, genetic predisposition and lifestyle.
A new $5.5 million addition to the Penn State Health St. Joseph Cancer Center to open by year’s end will offer people in the Berks region faster, more targeted radiation treatments close to home.
Penn State President Eric Barron has shared a message with the Penn State community on the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death.
A unique performance from a renowned Swiss theatre troupe, student-led workshops on composting and mushroom growing, and a keynote address from former Nittany Lion and Baltimore Raven John Urschel are among the events happening at Penn State this week.
Installed as part of a unique bus stop outside Beaver Stadium, the Penn State 2015 Class Gift — the Solar Panel Array — is not only functional, providing power for real-time CATA route information and a phone charging station at the stop, but also educational, with information about the history of solar energy and easy access to the technology for academic instruction. The array was dedicated on April 2.
Penn State College of Medicine has created a new Department of Radiation Oncology and named Dr. Rickhesvar Mahraj, professor of radiology and pediatrics, its interim chair.
A special meeting of the Board of Trustees Committee on Compensation will be held via conference call at 8:15 a.m on Friday, April 6. The purpose of the meeting is to consider and take action on a personnel matter.
Penn State has once again been honored with the Arbor Day Foundation's 2017 Tree Campus USA designation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Thirteen Penn State PGA Golf Management students will gain firsthand experience in their field of study while working at the 2018 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, from March 29 to April 9.
Penn State has launched the Applied Biological and Biosecurity Research Laboratory to support partner research projects in global health security. The new unit is a joint venture between the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences (Huck) and the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL).
Each year, Penn State recognizes outstanding faculty and staff with annual awards in teaching and excellence. The invitation-only ceremony for the 2018 awards is Tuesday, April 3, at University Park.
A mobile app designed by Penn State researchers to help farmers and others diagnose crop diseases has earned recognition from one of the world's tech giants. PlantVillage, developed by a team led by David Hughes, associate professor of entomology and biology, was the subject of a keynote video presented at Google's TensorFlow Development Summit 2018, held March 30 in Mountain View, California.
The 19th annual Penn State Jazz Festival will take place April 6-7 and will feature the multi-award winning vocal quartet New York Voices, world renowned jazz pianist Xavier Davis, and trombonist Jay Ashby, along with the University's own jazz faculty and student groups. Tickets are on sale now.
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