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Suicide risk more than quadruples for people with cancer

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 5:00am
People with cancer are more than four times more likely to commit suicide than people without cancer, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

Penn State joins five-year APLU access and affordability initiative

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 3:14pm
Penn State will join 129 other public universities for a five-year initiative to study access and affordability measures to lower the barriers to higher education and help more students obtain degrees.

University Park events honor, celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy

Thu, 01/10/2019 - 2:17pm
The Penn State community will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during the 34th annual MLK Commemoration at University Park, with events during the month of January.

The Medical Minute: Screenings, vaccine prevent cervical cancer

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 4:47pm
January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the National Cervical Cancer Coalition is urging women to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care providers.

Forum on Stewarding Our Planet's Resources to be held Jan. 21

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 11:46am
A forum focused on the University’s Strategic Plan and one of its thematic priorities, Stewarding Our Planet’s Resources, will be held at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, in Heritage Hall, HUB-Robeson Center. The purpose of the forum is to provide updates on Stewarding Our Planet’s Resources as well as seek input on the direction and focus of the priority.

Penn State joins national effort to graduate more veterans

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 4:41pm
Penn State has joined 30 other higher education institutions in a commitment to graduating more military veterans as a part of the American Talent Initiative.

When winter weather strikes: Resources for the University Park community

Tue, 01/08/2019 - 10:19am
When severe weather strikes Penn State's University Park campus, individuals can stay informed of delays and cancellations by using Penn State's PSUAlert system, Twitter account, the Penn State News website, and WPSU TV and radio.

Online survey seeks public opinion on Musser Gap property's future

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 3:19pm
Penn State and ClearWater Conservancy are seeking input from the campus and local community as part of the University’s effort to conserve land it owns, roughly between Whitehall Road and Rothrock State Forest at Musser Gap, in Ferguson Township near the University Park campus.

Cold-case investigation warms up with help from forensic artist

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 12:03pm
The West Manchester Township Police Department have turned to forensic artist and Penn State Arts and Design Research Incubator (ADRI) research associate Jenny Kenyon for help with a murder investigation that dates back to 2013. In a 'blend of art and science,' Kenyon created a model of the person's head using 3D printing and forensic facial reconstruction techniques.

Applications sought for student trustee, selection committee

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:22am
Applications are now being accepted for the Penn State student trustee, as part of Penn State’s Board of Trustees, and for at-large members of the Student Trustee Selection Committee.

New year, new you: Penn State researchers' keys to achieving healthy resolutions

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 3:10pm
For many people, the start of the new year is an opportunity to live a healthier life. Whether it's being less stressed, eating better or being healthier overall, research by Penn State faculty over the past year may offer some tips to achieving those goals.

Parking office to be open on Jan. 6 for spring arrival

Fri, 01/04/2019 - 1:33pm
To assist students, faculty and staff arriving for the start of the spring semester, Penn State's parking office will observe special hours from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 6.

Fourth cycle of proposals sought for strategic initiative seed grant funding

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 5:51pm
The due date for proposals for the fourth cycle of RFP submissions for Strategic Plan seed grants has been extended to Feb. 18. Penn State community members, including faculty, staff and students, are invited to submit ideas for pilot projects that are aimed at supporting the University’s strategic plan to advance innovation, research, learning and engagement at the University and beyond.

The Medical Minute: Easy treatments can help lift winter blues

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 5:09pm
For many people, the winter months bring a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder, which is characterized by symptoms such as daily feelings of sadness or depression, lack of energy, problems with sleeping, moodiness, changes in appetite and loss of interest in usual activities.

Searching the stars

Wed, 01/02/2019 - 1:29pm
With forward-looking, concurrent development of a new global research hub and a unique graduate curriculum, Penn State is growing the worldwide SETI community, looking for intelligent life across the cosmos.

Penn State among nation's best in graduation rates and NCAA championships

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 12:08pm
Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics continues to rank among the nation’s premier athletic programs in the graduation of its student-athletes, winning national championships and comprehensive excellence.

The Medical Minute: Screening for Hepatitis C can reduce chance of liver disease

Thu, 12/20/2018 - 7:37am
Hepatitis C is a good news, bad news kind of disease. The bad news is that many with the liver-attacking virus may not even know it. The good news is that once discovered, doctors can effectively treat and even remove it.

Alumni Association activities part of Citrus Bowl festivities

Tue, 12/18/2018 - 11:07am
Penn State football is set to make its 49th bowl appearance on Jan. 1, when the Nittany Lions will meet Kentucky in the VRBO Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Game time is set for 1 p.m. With Penn Staters from across the country planning to travel to the game, the Alumni Association and its chapters will host and participate in a number of events that will showcase the blue-and-white pageantry surrounding the bowl.

Abandoned bikes become holiday gifts for teens in need

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:10am
Penn State's Transportation Services and Lion Surplus teamed up with Freeze Thaw Cycles this holiday season to transform abandoned bicycles into refurbished rides for local teens.

First World Campus degree in additive manufacturing and design awarded

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:35pm
Joseph Sinclair always knew he wanted to set the trends, not follow them. As the first graduate of the master of engineering in additive manufacturing and design master’s program through Penn State World Campus, he’s staying true to that mission.

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