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  1. Hamer $1 million gift supports Libraries' proposed Collaboration CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Penn State

    Marie Bednar and her husband, the late Donald Hamer, have committed $1 million in support of the Penn State University Libraries' proposed Collaboration Commons, part of a renovation and expansion of West Pattee Library termed the Central Atrium that would provide additional space for students' study and team-based projects. The vision for the Central Atrium Project would fill in and expand downward the open courtyard that separates the below-ground level through third floors of West Pattee Library, and also include the creation of a Research Commons and a Collaboration Commons, both critically needed service areas.


  2. Breaking gender barriersa with rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Penn State

    About 2,500 miles west of State College, Pennsylvania, at Space Exploration Technologies Corporation headquarters in Hawthorne, California, five Penn State industrial engineering alumnae are working in the company's industrial engineering department. Lauren Knobloch, Kate Tice, Fawn Romanko, Liz Jenkins and Ali DiNatale have received IE degrees from Penn State within the last five years.


  3. Dinner honors Kirsch, raises more than $650,000 for Renaissance ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Penn State

    Penn State's 40th annual Renaissance Fund dinner, attended by 340 guests on Nov. 10 at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel on the University Park campus, raised more than $650,000 from 396 gifts, the second largest amount ever raised, for endowed scholarships. The dinner honored Rodney P. Kirsch, who concluded his service to Penn State after 20 years as senior vice president for development and alumni relations at the University this past September.


  4. SCPD issues update following downtown riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Penn State

    The State College Police Department, with assistance from Penn State, continues to investigate and identify individuals responsible for damage in downtown State College on Oct. 22, following the football game against Ohio State. As of Nov. 3, police said 13 individuals have been identified as major participants in the riot.


  5. Online learning furthers students' dreams no matter where they areRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Penn State

    In August 2014, Fernando Ribeiro and his family traveled 5,000 miles from their home in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to State College, Pennsylvania, to celebrate his graduation with a bachelor's degree in psychology, which he earned online through Penn State World Campus . Ribeiro credits his Penn State experience with leading to the next step in his educational journey: graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League school.


  6. Oct. 7 Homecoming parade will impact traffic, parking and transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Penn State

    The annual Penn State Homecoming Parade will wind through the streets of Penn State's University Park campus and the Borough of State College this Friday, Oct. 7. The parade, featuring numerous campus and community groups, marching bands and organizational floats, is a centerpiece of the University's week-long Homecoming 2016 festivities. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. Friday.


  7. Sept. 25 Color Run to affect roads, bus traffic on University Park campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Penn State

    The Color Run will be held on campus this Sunday beginning at 4:30 p.m., and is expected to bring several thousand participants and volunteers to campus. Parking for this event will be available at Lot 44 , located between the Bryce Jordan Center and Medlar Field.


  8. New book illustrates the wonderful world of virusesRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2016 | Penn State

    A new book by Marilyn Roossinck , professor of plant pathology and environmental microbiology at Penn State, reveals the fascinating world of viruses, from the deadly to the beneficial. Titled "Virus: An Illustrated Guide to 101 Incredible Microbes," the book was published this summer by Princeton University Press.


  9. Free events greet new graduate students, welcome back returning studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Penn State

    As the fall semester begins, events at various Penn State locations are greeting new graduate students and welcoming back returning students over the next few weeks. Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences Coffee Hour : The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences is hosting a free coffee hour for Huck students.


  10. Health and Wellness Center to provide convenient care optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Penn State

    From colds and coughs, eye infections and earaches, to minor pains, scrapes and bruises, the new Penn State Health and Wellness Center will provide University Park employees with free, high-quality primary care in a convenient setting. Slated to open in early January in the Nursing Sciences Building , the center will be staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will follow the University calendar.


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