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  • spring move out 2020

    Penn State sophomore Addison George traveled to the University Park campus with her dad on May 12 to clear out her East Halls room. Penn State students from areas not under travel restrictions began scheduling times to collect their belongings at on-campus residence halls this week.

  • Olympic Wannabes

    Glenna Goodacre, best known for the Vietnam Women's Memorial located in Washington, D.C, provided Penn State's Hintz Alumni Center with this bronze sculpture entitled 'Olympic Wannabes' in 2001. The sculpture was funded by Edward and Helen Hintz, and was inspired by a group of children Goodacre saw imitating Olympic gymnasts.

  • Old willown Penn State

    We celebrate 50 years of Earth Day by honoring one of the most historic trees on the University Park campus, The original Old Willow was located near the Allen Street gate, grown from a sprig provided by Evan Pugh. The Old Willow that stands near Old Main today was grown from an offshoot of the original and planted at its present location in 1921 where it has stood for nearly 100 years. Social... Read more ›

  • University House Pond

    The pillars of University House create eye-catching reflections on the pond as ducks and koi enjoy a mild, spring day on Penn State's University Park campus.