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Men's basketball claims NIT title

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 10:28pm
Shep Garner hit the three-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an 82-66 victory over Utah on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.

Police investigating incident of criminal trespass in Runkle Hall

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 1:24pm
Penn State University Police are investigating an incident of criminal trespass that occurred at 2:35 p.m. on March 28 in Runkle Hall. Runkle Hall is located in the North Housing Area on the University Park campus.

PennDOT issues update through mid-April for Atherton Street project

Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:35am
With construction activity underway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing an update for its North Atherton Street project in State College. The entire project will take place through 2019, with phased work zones stretching from Aaron Drive to Park Avenue.

The Medical Minute: Joint cracks and pops usually not cause for concern

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 5:29pm
It’s not unusual for your body to make “popping” or “cracking” sounds as you lean over, twist or reach for something. Fortunately, it’s also typically not a cause for worry.

Graduate student union election dates and locations announced

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 2:49pm
The dates, times and locations for the Penn State graduate student union election have been released by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board. All eligible graduate students are encouraged to educate themselves on this topic and vote in the election, which will take place over six days in April at Penn State University Park, Harrisburg and the College of Medicine in Hershey.

Actor Judd Nelson to join faculty filmmaker at on-campus rough-cut screening

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:17am
Iconic actor Judd Nelson -- John Bender in "The Breakfast Club" -- will join Penn State filmmaker Boaz Dvir at 7 p.m. on April 12 for a dialogue with the audience at the screening of a rough cut of “Cojot" in 262 Willard Building on the University Park campus.

Things to Do at Penn State: March 29-April 5

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:35am
The opening of a play based on an acclaimed film, themed dinners prepared by Penn State students, and a presentation from popular comedian W. Kamu Bell are among the events happening at Penn State this week.

Penn State Army ROTC program selected as General Douglas MacArthur Award winner

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 5:46pm
Penn State’s Army ROTC program has been selected as a General Douglas MacArthur Award winner for 2017-18, outperforming 41 other programs in the Northeast for the honor. The award is presented annually to the top Army ROTC program in each of the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s eight brigades, with the winning units selected from among the 275 Army ROTC programs nationwide.

Police investigating incident of harassment that occurred during HUB concert

Tue, 03/27/2018 - 1:37pm
Penn State University Police are investigating an incident of harassment that occurred between 8:30 and 9:20 p.m. on March 15 in the HUB-Robeson Center. The harassment occurred during a concert, which took place in Alumni Hall. Anyone with information pertaining to the identity of the pictured person, or who was a witness to the crime, is asked to contact University Police.

NASA set to launch Penn State-led experiment

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:26am
NASA will launch a suborbital sounding rocket carrying a Penn State-led experiment to test a newly developed X-ray spectrograph and study the X-rays from a supernova remnant in the Milky Way galaxy.

$1M gift from Galen and Nancy Dreibelbis to support Pollinators' Garden

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:14am
State College real estate developer Galen Dreibelbis, and his wife, Nancy, have committed $1 million to support construction of the new Pollinators’ Garden in the H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens.

Arboretum postpones prescribed burn planned for March 27-30 due to weather

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:25am
Due to changes in the weather forecast, the prescribed fire originally scheduled to be conducted between Tuesday, March 27, and Friday, March 30, at the Arboretum has been canceled.

University Police vehicles begin sporting new look

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 8:00am
University Police vehicles are a common sight across Penn State campuses, but some of them now have a new look thanks to a collaboration between University Police, Transportation Services and the Auxiliary and Business Services marketing office.

Penn State leadership attends press conference to unveil antihazing legislation

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 4:19pm
Penn State President Eric Barron, along with other senior leaders, attended a press conference on Friday, March 23, for the introduction of a new state-wide antihazing bill, which will be known as the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law. Penn State collaborated with Senator Jake Corman on the bill, which is intended to deter hazing through a combination of stricter penalties, increased reporting requirements, and safe harbor guidelines encouraging students to speak up if they or someone they know is in need of help.

Arboretum prescribed burn to be conducted between March 27 and March 30

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:14pm
The Arboretum at Penn State, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct a prescribed burn on a 12-acre portion of the Arboretum site between March 27 and March 30.

Leading by example: Welch creates graduate scholarship in McCourtney Institute

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 1:06pm
In a gesture befitting her style of leading by example, Penn State College of the Liberal Arts Dean Susan Welch recently made a $125,000 gift to create the Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial Graduate Scholarship in the McCourtney Institute for Democracy.

Penn State leadership advocates for new Pennsylvania antihazing legislation

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 10:40am
As part of continued efforts to promote student safety and curb dangerous hazing and other related behaviors through legislative action, Penn State has collaborated with state leaders on a new state-wide antihazing bill, which will be known as the Timothy J. Piazza Antihazing Law. The bill was announced Friday, March 23, by Senator Jake Corman and Jim and Evelyn Piazza.

Penn State to host Graduate Entrepreneurship Workshop

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 9:16am
As part of Penn State Startup Week, the University will host its first ever Graduate Entrepreneurship Workshop at 2 p.m. on March 29 in 119 Steidle Building on the University Park campus.

Tickets on sale for Penn State's March 27 NIT semifinal at Madison Square Garden

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 4:44pm
The No. 4 Nittany Lions (24-13) will clash with No. 4 Mississippi State (25-11) in the NIT semifinals at 9 p.m. on March 27 in “the world’s most famous arena.” TIckets for the general public are on sale now with Penn State student tickets on sale at 10 a.m. on March 22.

The Medical Minute: Asthma differences in adults and children

Wed, 03/21/2018 - 3:19pm
As the winter cold season melts into seasonal spring allergies, many people may start to experience sneezing, wheezing and other breathing difficulties. Sometimes, the trouble goes away after a few days, but if it lingers or recurs, asthma could be the culprit.

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