Around Campus

  • Covid Testing at BJC

    Clay Kuzmin, a staff member with Drug Free Sports, hands off a COVID-19 saliva test kit to one of the many Penn State students who have made their way to the Bryce Jordan Center for free, pre-departure testing throughout the week.

  • UPUA free test prep

    Kelly Snyder, a representative from the University Park Undergraduate Association (UPUA), hands out free, graduate school test preparation books outside the HUB-Robeson Center on the morning of Nov. 16. UPUA is providing free test-prep materials to Penn State students throughout 'Test Prep Week' for MCAT, LSAT, GMAT, and GRE.

  • Arboretum Bird House

    The Bird House, part of the new Pollinator and Bird Garden under construction at Penn State's Arboretum, will be a spot where visitors will be screened from view as they watch birds enjoying a landscape designed to meet their needs for water, forage, and nesting. The construction of the Pollinator and Bird Garden is being funded completely from donor contributions.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.