Around Campus

  • POTD-Police Bicycle Training-IPMBA_PM-8 8 17

    Police officers from local departments and throughout the northeastern United States are receiving International Police Mountain Bike (IPMBA) training this week at Penn State. The extensive training schedule includes patrol procedures, riding tactics, night operations and basic bike maintenance. The sessions are led by Penn State Police Lieutenant Matthew Cover and Lieutenant Chad Hamilton of the State College Police Department.

  • Historical marker-Student Broadcasting

    Office of Physical Plant employees Vince Benner, left, and Jim Simpson erected a new Penn State Historical Marker outside Sparks Building on the morning of August 7. The new marker celebrates Penn State's rich history in college radio and student-driven broadcasting.

  • SAFE-T Center

    Visitors toured a virtual reality demo at the opening of the Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination and Telehealth Center July 25 at Penn State's Nursing Sciences Building. The Pennsylvania Sexual Assault Forensic Examination Telehealth Center (SAFE-T) will establish a 24-hour mentoring and support network that will enable forensic nurses in under served areas of Pennsylvania access to experts in the care of both adult and adolescent victims of sexual assault.

  • Mount Nittany early morning

    A radiant sunrise and remnants of morning fog shrouded Mount Nittany early on the morning of July 24. Warm temperatures and high-humidity are in the forecast for Penn State's University Park campus throughout the week. Visit Campus Weather for daily and extended weather reports.

  • Drone at Old Main

    A drone with an on-board camera circled Old Main on the morning of June 28 to assess the condition of the building, and see how it has withstood the test of time for more than 100 years. The overall assessment of the buildings structure is being conducted by engineers and materials scientist with Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates of Philadelphia.

  • Art of Bicycles

    This 'Penny-Farthing' from the late 1860's is one of several historical and novelty bicycles on display from June to September at the HUB-Robeson Galleries on Penn State's University Park campus. Visit HUB Galleries for more information about 'The Art and History of Bicycles' now on display at Penn State's Robeson Gallery.

  • photoelectron spectrometer

    Josh Stapleton, research associate at Penn State's Materials Characterization Lab, places a sample on the facilities x-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS) for examination. The spectrometer is capable of analyzing the surface chemistry of a material with detection levels reaching into parts per million and above. Visit MRI for more information about Materials Research at Penn State.

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