Faculty/Staff News in Brief: Jan. 31, 2013

NEW DATABASES BOOST RESOURCES IN AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: Penn State students and researchers now have access to two key historical databases in the field of African-American history and Afro-Americana Imprints. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/63950.

NOMINATIONS SOUGHT FOR STAFF RECOGNITION AWARDS: Nominations are being accepted by the University Staff Advisory Council (USAC) for an award that honors Penn State staff members who go above and beyond their normal routines in resolving difficult dilemmas or who have been exceptionally creative and responsive to the needs of others. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/63937.

'BTN LIVEBIG' TO SPOTLIGHT PENN STATE ON FEB. 5: BTN’s new series, "BTN LiveB1G," continues Feb. 5, with stories highlighting how the Penn State community is making an impact in State College and around the world. The program will air at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time. For the full story, visit http://live.psu.edu/story/63933.

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Last Updated January 31, 2013