Around Campus

  • THON family carnival

    The 2020 THON Committee welcomed Four Diamond Kids and their families to the annual THON Family Carnival at Penn State’s White Building on Dec. 7. The 2020 Penn State Dance Marathon will kickoff Feb. 21 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

  • Aerospace engineering Sven Schmitz, Jose Palacios and Jack Langelaan

    Penn State faculty members are working to design key parts of a drone to be used in NASA’s Dragonfly mission, which will send a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Associate professors of aerospace engineering Sven Schmitz (left), Jose Palacios (center) and Jack Langelaan (right), spoke recently with a team from the Big Ten Network’s Live BIG programming series.

  • Old Main renovations

    The final phase of renovations to Penn State's Old Main Tower continued on the morning of Nov. 21. The full restoration of the Penn State landmark includes stone and brick masonry repointing, stone replacement, waterproofing and the addition of low-profile roof fall protection systems.

  • Nittany Lion Shrine autumn

    The Nittany Lion Shrine basks in the early morning sunlight on a crisp, autumn morning. The shrine, cut from a 13-ton block of limestone by Heinz Warneke and Joseph Garatti, was dedicated in October of 1942 and celebrated it's 77th birthday Oct. 24.