Three Graduate School alumni and a current graduate student have been named William Penn Fellows by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. The William Penn Fellowship is a two-year program focused on making Pennsylvania a better place to live.
The Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program workshop to educate businesses about how to save money by becoming more energy efficient has been postponed due to impending weather. The all-day Facility Operations Workshop, originally set for March 14, has been rescheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 27 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center.
The entrepreneurial spirit is thriving in Schuylkill County. Specialty car restorations, analog-to-digital conversions and restorations, and a new local archery range were among the innovations on display at Penn State Schuylkill’s successful inaugural Business Plan Competition.
In a serendipitous, but unplanned, coincidence, Future4U: An Exploration of STEAM Career Opportunities for Women took place at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus March 8, which also just happened to be the International Day of Women.
Pennsylvania's physician general, Dr. Rachel Levine, will visit the Penn State Beaver campus on March 22 to speak to students, faculty, staff and the community about her journey as a transgender woman and the drug-abuse crisis that is plaguing the state.
Penn State Harrisburg will present a discussion panel on Pennsylvanians’ perceptions of police body-worn cameras from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.
Penn State’s Center for Childhood Obesity Research has received additional Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) funding and will expand its nutrition program to reach more children and their families in underserved populations.
Guoray Cai and a group of student researchers have developed the Geodeliberation Project, an effort to increase civic engagement and provide actionable feedback to municipal officials aided by online tools.
The Arts & Design Research Incubator (ADRI) will host a series of IN-bodied Integration workshops led by ADRI Embedded Researcher Elisha Clark Halpin, associate professor and associate director for instruction, School of Theatre, on March 28, April 4, 11, and 18, 6–8 p.m. in the ADRI (16 Borland).
Michele Dunleavy, ADRI embedded researcher, associate professor of theatre, and choreographer of “Steel Valley Rhythms,” will perform a show on Thursday, April 6. The show will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the ADRI (16 Borland).
In June 1871, shortly after James Calder, fifth president of the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania (now Penn State), arrived on campus for the first time, he brought a risky proposal before the faculty and the Board of Trustees — that women be admitted as students to the all-male school.