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Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence will host “Dickens, Christmas and Family Ties,” four days of events in celebration of the 175th anniversary of the publication of Charles Dickens’ beloved novella “A Christmas Carol.” All events will be held in Paterno Library on the University Park campus and are free and open to the public.
In the culmination of more than a decade of research on root traits conducted by Penn State plant scientists, about three tons of seed for common bean plants specifically bred to thrive in the barren soils of Mozambique will be distributed there Dec. 11.
Penn State World Campus recently as been recognized as a top online school for military students by Military Times, a media organization that serves the military community.
Penn State’s overall enrollment saw a slight decrease during the past year, according to the annual enrollment census released by the University today (Nov. 28).
Over the holiday break, in accordance with Administrative Policy AD64, temperatures in many University facilities will be reduced to conserve energy, generate savings, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for the University.
A new K-9 officer has joined Penn State University Police, enhancing the force’s ability to detect explosives, collect evidence and support safety at Penn State.
The Morgan Advanced Materials Carbon Science Research Centre of Excellence, located at Innovation Park at Penn State, is anticipated to employ 15 to 30 doctorate-level staff who will pioneer carbon research in a wide range of industries and engineering applications, including aerospace, medical, power generation and more.
Penn State Erie, The Behrend College student Billy Santoro had his DNA tested at a campus bone marrow drive. When he matched with a teen in need in Louisville, both of their lives changed forever.
Beginning at 6:55 p.m. EST (18:55 in military time, representing the year of Penn State's founding) on Nov. 26 until midnight on Nov. 27, members of the Penn State community are invited to make a gift to any area of the University as part of Penn State’s participation in #GivingTuesday, a national day to celebrate the power of giving back.
Whether students have one exam or many, finals week can be a stressful time. Check out some of the many ways students can take a break between study sessions and unwind after an exam.
Continued historic wet conditions on the University Park campus have resulted in significant damage to the grass parking lots used for Penn State football home games. For the safety of fans, to prevent further damage to intramural fields and ag fields, as well as fans’ personal vehicles, grass parking lots will be unavailable for Saturday’s contest with Maryland, including the Overnight RV lot.
Continued historic wet conditions on the University Park campus have resulted in significant damage to the grass parking lots used for Penn State football home games. For the safety of fans, to prevent further damage to intramural fields and ag fields, as well as fans’ personal vehicles, grass parking lots will be unavailable for Saturday’s contest with Maryland, including the Overnight RV (ORV) lot.
Following a review of regional road conditions, classes and activities are canceled on the University Park campus on Nov. 16. Regularly scheduled activities will resume at 5 p.m., but evening classes are canceled.
Inclement weather has caused Penn State to delay scheduled activities at University Park, including classes, beginning at 5 a.m. and continuing until 10 a.m. on Nov. 16. Classes or activities that begin at or after 10 a.m. will be held as scheduled; any classes or activities prior to 10 a.m. will not take place. Only employees previously identified as performing essential services should report as regularly scheduled, unless advised otherwise by their supervisor.
Due to deteriorating roadway conditions from today's winter storm, all CATA services will end at 6:30 p.m. tonight (Nov. 15).
Due to inclement weather and early dismissal at the University Park campus, the Town Hall meeting focusing on the Strategic Plan scheduled for today (Thursday, Nov. 15) has been postponed.
Expected heavy afternoon snowfall has caused Penn State to cancel scheduled classes and activities on the University Park campus on Nov. 15, beginning with the dismissal of students at 11 a.m. Faculty and non-essential staff will be released 30 minutes after the release of students, at 11:30 a.m. Normal operations will resume at 5 a.m. on Nov. 16, pending a further review of weather conditions by university officials.
What's happening at Penn State? Here's a look at some of the cultural events taking place at the University over the next two weeks, including the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, an affordable art auction and a new film and photographic exhibit focused on the challenges women face in science.
Beginning Monday, Nov. 19, a section of Burrowes Road located between Steam Alley and the access driveway between the Reber and Hammond buildings will be closed to allow for water line installation to the new Steam Services Building.
Justin Schwartz, the Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering, said separating the programs will allow each to grow, as well as focus on their individual strengths.
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