Around Campus

  • Guide State Forward 2020

    The 2020 Homecoming Committee announced this years recipients of the annual Guide State Forward Awards at a ceremony held Oct. 16. The winners are, left, Adeline Mishler, a senior majoring in Business Management and minoring in Civic and Community Engagement, and Diego Santos, also a senior majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, with a minor in Microbiology.

  • Sean Clifford

    Quarterback Sean Clifford and the Penn State Nittany Lions are conducting daily workouts and practices in preparation for their 2020 season opener Oct. 24 at Indiana. The Nittany Lions first game at Beaver Stadium will be Oct. 31 when they host Ohio State.

  • Dr. Deborah Birx

    Dr. Deborah Birx, Response Coordinator for the White House Coronavirus Task Force, visited the University Park campus Oct. 14 for a round table discussion with Penn State leadership and medical personnel, followed by a press conference at The Penn Stater Conference Center. Birx is a 1980 graduate of Penn State's College of Medicine at Hershey.

  • Homecoming 2020 Virtual Talent Show

    The 2020 'For the Glory Talent Showcase', one of the annual highlights of Homecoming Week at Penn State, was held Oct. 13 on the HUB Lawn and featured virtual performances by several Penn State dance and musical groups. 'The Singing Lions' recorded every member individually and each performed their part of 'The Sound of Silence' via video conferencing.

  • microbiology 202 lab

    Payton Holcomb, a senior at Penn State, observes and records the growth of bacteria her MICRB 202 (Introductory Microbiology Laboratory) class isolated during week-one of the fall semester. Students are outfitted with new masks, face shields, and gloves prior to every lab session, and their stations are set up to provide appropriate social distancing.

  • Barron with LIon

    Penn State President Eric Barron applied a custom-made mask to the Nittany Lion Shrine during an event on Aug. 20 promoting Penn State's 'Mask Up' campaign.