A redesigned student support lab and new learning spaces in the library at Penn State York are providing a more conducive atmosphere and expanded opportunities for collaborative learning and group projects.
In addition to the commencement ceremony itself, one of the highlights of each spring commencement weekend in the Penn State College of the Liberal Arts is a ceremony honoring graduating Paterno Fellows and students selected to represent the college and its programs as student marshals. Although
Penn State Worthington Scranton and Penn State's College of Nursing recently hosted a panel discussion on "The Opioid Crisis in Pennsylvania," which was attended by 80 individuals from the campus, University and local communities.
Do the microbes associated with apples help keep the doctor away? This is one of the many questions that will be investigated at a May 24 workshop titled "An Apple a Day!" The event, hosted by the Microbiome Center at Penn State, will enable participants to learn about and discuss the "apple microbiome," from seed to soil to the human gut and beyond.
Farnoosh Torabi, a financial expert, bestselling author, speaker and host delivered the 2017 Penn State Smeal College of Business commencement address. Torabi is a 2002 Smeal finance graduate who was a Schreyer Scholar.
From the generous donations of books from community members throughout the year, the State College branch of the American Association of University Women generated more than $143,500 in gross sales from its annual used book sale, held May 13-16 at the Snider Agricultural Arena on Penn State’s University Park campus.
A June 6 panel discussion to address questions and provide information about the ownership of a guide dog will include members of regional and Centre County organizations, University contacts and other advocates.
For the second year in a row the Earth Day Birding Classic was held at Penn State Altoona as teams competed to identify by sight or sound as many species of birds as possible in 24 hours in Blair and nearby counties. Funds from the first classic were split between two local projects.
The Multimedia and Print Center at Penn State was recently recognized with the U.S. Postal Service's Mailing Innovation and Digital Award for the Eastern Area. The award recognizes MPC for working with Penn State’s Office of Admissions to automate the process that sends the offer of admission to prospective students.
The 21st annual Math Options Career Day was held at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on May 9. The daylong program was designed to expose young girls to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics — fields that generally are dominated by men.