Around Campus

  • window replacement at Schwab

    The leaded glass and double hung windows at Penn States historic Schwab Auditorium are currently being replaced and upgraded. The project will greatly improve energy efficiency while preserving the building’s neoclassic aesthetics. Built in 1903, Schwab Auditorium was financed by a private gift from Bethlehem Steel Corporation founder Charles M. Schwab.

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  • photographing flies in a laboratory

    Julie Rockwell, a collection specialist at Penn State's Frost Entomological Museum, creates high definition, digital images of northern cadisflies at the museums laboratory. The collection of images will be available for research globally inside a digital database. The Frost Entomological Museum is currently closed but will open in the near future based on further lifting of COVID restrictions... Read more ›

  • Pride Ride Parade

    An enthusiastic group from Penn State's Center for the Performing Arts participated in the 'Pride Ride' through downtown State College on June 12. The event was hosted by the Centre LGBTQA Support Network and the State College Borough.

  • Tour group on University Park campus

    The Undergraduate Admissions Office at Penn State's University Park campus has been offering in-person tours since mid-March. After a year-long hiatus due to COVID restrictions, walking tours are available throughout the summer, showing visitors many points of interest including Old Main, Carnegie Building, Recreation Hall and various residence hall areas. Masks are required.

  • penn state softball seniors

    Seniors Dani Fey, left, Kennedy Legg, center, and Logan Black, right, were honored prior to the Penn State Softball team's final home game of the 2021 season vs Minnesota on May 16. The Nittany Lions celebrated a Senior Day win over 23rd ranked Minnesota 4-1.

  • James Franklin

    Head Football Coach James Franklin discussed how important it is for all Penn Staters to get the COVID-19 vaccine during a press conference at Pegula Ice Arena on May 5. The event included Penn State President Eric Barron, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, and Penn State student-athlete Theo Johnson, urging all Penn Staters and Pennsylvanians to get vaccinated.

  • sows at Penn State farm

    A group of pregnant sows gather at a feeding trough at Penn State's Swine Education and Research Facility. The sows are due to give birth to their litters in early July. The facility keeps a herd of 65 sows and produces over 1,400 pigs a year to support teaching, research, and agricultural extension programs in offspring growth performance.