Paul Taylor, associate professor of philosophy and African-American studies and associate dean of undergraduate education in the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts, has written a book that provides a philosophical reflection of Barack Obama's presidency.
With the Presidential election drawing ever closer, Research Unplugged's Nov. 1 program will feature a presentation by Samuel Thompson on "Obama vs. Romney: Where the Candidates Stand on Economic Policies."
President Barack Obama recently presented the 2011 Presidential Securing Americans' Value and Efficiency (SAVE) award to Penn State Smeal College of Business alumnus Matthew Ritsko, a financial manager at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Ritsko met the president on Jan. 9 in the Oval Office to receive the SAVE award, which gives front-line federal workers the chance to submit their ideas on how their agencies can save money and work more efficiently. Ritsko's winning proposal calls for NASA to create a "lending library" where specialized space tools and hardware purchased by one NASA organization will be made available to other NASA programs and projects.
The full text of U.S. President Barack Obama's speech, delivered Feb. 3 at Penn State's University Park campus.
Penn State students and others in attendance at Rec Hall for President Barack Obama's policy speech on alternative energy shared their thoughts following the president's remarks. To see photos from the president's speech, visit http://live.psu.edu/stilllife/2420 and http://live.psu.edu/stilllife/2421 online.
U.S. President Barack Obama touted the importance of Penn State's research efforts in moving the nation toward a clean energy future in a talk delivered Thursday, Feb. 3, at the Recreation Building on the University Park campus. The president unveiled the Better Buildings Initiative, a plan to improve energy efficiency of commercial building space in the U.S. by 20 percent over the next nine years. Integral to that vision, he said, will be efforts such as those taking place at the Energy Innovation Hub for Energy Efficient Buildings at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, a federally-funded research initiative led by Penn State. To see photos from the president's speech, visit http://live.psu.edu/stilllife/2420 and http://live.psu.edu/stilllife/2421 online.
University Park, Pa -- Alternate viewing locations are available across the University Park campus for those unable to attend President Barack Obama's Thursday (Feb. 3) speech in person. Obama is speaking in Rec Hall on the campus during a ticketed event with an expected crowd of 3,000 people.The speech will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network beginning at noon Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 3, and will be shown at alternate viewing sites on campus.
On a trip to New York City last weekend with his musical theater classmates, Penn State junior Paul Jordan Jansen was informed he was getting the opportunity to sing the national anthem in front of the president of the United States. At the same time in State College, Pa., Michael Miller, a secondary education major and Army ROTC cadet and Cadet Battalion Commander of the Nittany Lion Battalion, learned he was chosen to say the Pledge of Allegiance at the same event.
As a result of President Barack Obama's scheduled visit to Penn State's University Park campus on Thursday, Feb. 3, there will be some campus shuttle service detours and delays, in addition to the other changes to campus routines announced at http://live.psu.edu/story/51116 online.
On Thursday, campus shuttle stops 9, 10 and 11 on Burrowes Road will be closed from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. Stop 12 will pick up in front of Pattee Library on Curtin Road. The Campus shuttle stops are expected to resume normal operation after 2 p.m. In addition, Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) buses will experience delays and detours between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thursday.
The limited allotment of 1,000 tickets made available to Penn State students and employees for admittance to President Barack Obama's speech at Rec Hall have been claimed. However, several alternatives exist for those who still wish to view the speech on the University Park campus. In addition, the speech will be broadcast live on the Big Ten Network beginning at noon Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 3.
President Barack Obama will be on Penn State's University Park campus on Thursday, Feb. 3, where he will speak at Rec Hall. University students and employees are invited and a limited number of tickets will be available.
President Barack Obama will visit Penn State's University Park campus on Wednesday (Feb. 2), touring labs and speaking with researchers focused on energy-efficient building solutions before speaking in Rec Hall.
As the country neared the 100 day mark of the Obama administration, a select group of Penn State Abington students met with Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and a reporter from the Intelligencer on Thursday, April 16 to discuss their opinions on the progress of the new administration. This diverse group of students was chosen to represent a cross-section of young people from the United States. They first met in January, prior to President Obama's inauguration, and will meet one final time in the fall to continue the discussion.