The Harrisburg Area Volkswagen Owners Club has established a scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology for students enrolled in a unique major that features the restoration of classic and antique automobiles.
Penn State alumnus Jason Walker is an invited artist in "Story Telling: About Life" at the ninth Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB) 2017 in Korea, presented by the Korea Ceramic Foundation. The exhibition began April 22 and runs through May 28 at the Icheon World Ceramics Center in Icheon Cerapia, Gyeonggi province.
The Penn State College of Education's Center for Education and Civil Rights will hold a free event focused on "Furthering Diversity in K-12 Schools through Student Assignment," scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 1 at the Georgetown Law Center, located at 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, 1st Floor, in Washington, D.C.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is currently accepting registrations for its eighth Women in the Sciences and Engineering program, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily July 18-20.
The Ronald K. De Long Gallery and the Community Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley will present the work of nearly 100 local students who studied studio art during the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters in its Student Art Exhibition, set for June 26 to Aug. 10. The annual exhibition highlights excellent student work created in visual studies courses at Penn State Lehigh Valley.
The third Global Conference on International Human Resource Management was held May 18-20 at St. John’s University’s Manhattan campus in New York City. Organized by the Center for International Human Resource Studies at Penn State, the first two global conferences were held in May 2013 and May 2015 at Penn State’s University Park campus.
Lizards living in fire-ant-invaded areas are stressed. However, a team of biologists found that the lizards did not exhibit this stress as expected after extended fire ant exposure in socially stressful environments, leading to questions about stress overload.
Girls grades 3 to 10 can learn how to be a successful leader on and off the court at the “Learn 2 Lead” girls’ basketball camp, to be held 9-4 p.m. daily, Monday through Thursday, July 24-27, on the campus of Penn State Harrisburg.
Penn State administrators and the University’s Board of Trustees will gather in a special off-cycle meeting June 2 to consider a comprehensive set of recommendations to ensure significant change following the death of a student at the now permanently banned Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
"Getting My Way and Whining About It," an exhibition of paintings by Miranda Holmes, will be on display through Sept. 7, in the Art Alley, HUB-Robeson Galleries on the University Park campus of Penn State.
Penn State recently hosted the Doctoral Student Research Think Tank in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in order to support the research community that strives to improve outcomes for people with complex disabilities and their families.
Despite decades of educational reform and legal efforts, many U.S. schools are experiencing increasing segregation, with 16 percent of public schools serving both minority and high poverty students. Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education and demography and co-director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights at Penn State, is looking at how student assignment policies may be impacting the diversity of public schools.