The Arboretum at Penn State, in collaboration with The Nature Conservancy and the Pennsylvania Game Commission, will conduct a prescribed burn on a 12-acre portion of the Arboretum site during the week of May 1. The operation will take place within a single workday between Monday, May 1, and Thursday, May 4.
In 2000, when a team of scientists led by Robert Ross studied the response of birds to the beginning of hemlock tree decline in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Matt Toenies was just seven years old, and the ecological havoc wreaked by invasive species was the farthest thing from his mind.
The hit film marries the terrifying reality of racism with the horror genre, and it sparked powerful conversations afterward in the Penn State Abington community.
On April 26, three retiring faculty members of the College of Information Sciences and Technology gave their "last lecture."
The Donning of the Kente is an event common among African-American communities at schools and universities around the country, and has been a tradition at Penn State Law for several years. “The Donning of the Kente pays homage to our ancestors and our future at the same time,” said first-year law student Amber Linton. “The cloth symbolizes what a long way we’ve come, while we recognize the next generation that’s going forward into the world.”
Transportation Services has announced parking information for Penn State commencement ceremonies to be held at University Park from May 5 through May 7.
The annual Movin' On music festival, De-Stress Fest and a plant sale by the Student Farm Club are some of the cultural events taking place at the University from April 28 to May 5.
The Exercise is Medicine program at Penn State Berks has been recognized as a silver-level program by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the organization that originated the Exercise is Medicine global initiative.
For the seventh consecutive year, the Penn State New Kensington Alumni Society will co-sponsor the reception for student honorees at Penn State New Kensington's annual Academic and Student Achievement Awards ceremony.
With the spring semester winding down, the Penn State New Kensington’s Student Government Association (SGA) is ramping up. The 2017-18 slate of officers, headed by president Raven Brunner, was sworn in April 24 in the campus Art Gallery
The Tree Award, now in its sixth year, honors students who are making a difference in sustainability leadership both at Penn State and in the local community.
The Penn State student groups Eco Action and Fossil Free PSU are organizing a bus to send 55 participants to the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C., on April 29.
Putting eco-products like low-energy LED light bulbs or biodegradable paper towels in the hands of consumers represents a double-edged sword according to a forthcoming paper from the Penn State Smeal College of Business — encouraging environmentally responsible behavior in some while actually decreasing environmentally responsible behavior in others.
Penn State is moving to a new health insurance provider — United Healthcare Student Resources — as the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) carrier for the 2017-18 academic year in order to continue to offer quality health care benefits at a competitive price.
Structured in the form of an artists’ book club, ART 411 Seminar in Contemporary Art explores the book form as a medium, a metaphor, and also conceptually — as a site which simultaneously holds and produces content through original visual and verbal narrative structures and materials — and thus forges alternative forms of writing, of seeing, and of thinking. During an event held as part of the class, "Speed Dating Artists' Books," students and guests browsed through more than 200 artists’ books from Pattee Library's circulating collection, with participants checking out a number of them for later projects.