Around Campus

  • Nittany Lion and band in front of cameras at Beaver Stadium

    The Penn State Blue Band and Nittany Lion mascot appeared in a live segment on "Good Morning America" on Sept. 17 with ABC reporter Will Reeve ahead of the Nittany Lions' football game against Auburn. The segment highlighted the band's return to the field after pandemic safety measures kept the band and fans out of Beaver Stadium during the 2020 season. The full GMA segment can be... Read more ›

  • Duck statue

    Located near the duck pond by the Hintz Family Alumni Center at the University Park campus, this sculpture of a Labrador duck is part of the Lost Bird Project conceived by artist Todd McGrain. The project recognizes the tragedy of modern extinction by immortalizing five North American birds in sculpture. Shaver's Creek Environmental Center is a presenting sponsor of the project, bringing it to... Read more ›

  • POW MIA chair at Beaver Stadium

    A POW/MIA Chair of Honor was dedicated at Penn State's Beaver Stadium on the morning of Sept. 8. The event was hosted by Penn State Veterans Affairs and Services, Intercollegiate Athletics, and Penn State ROTC.  The chair is a physical symbol of the thousands of American POW/MIA still unaccounted for from all wars and conflicts involving the United States.

  • student under umbrella in rain

    Umbrella's were a necessity around Penn State's University Park campus as remnants of Hurricane Ida reached Pennsylvania and the northeastern U.S. on Sept. 1.  For current weather and up to date forecasts visit the Campus Weather Service, the largest, student-run weather forecasting organization in the nation.

  • Erin Coe at dedication ceremony

    Erin Coe, director of the Palmer Museum of Art and associate clinical professor in the College of Arts and Architecture, welcomed guests and thanked all who played a role in the design and planning for the new Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State during a dedication ceremony held Aug. 27. The new museum will be located adjacent to the Arboretum and is scheduled to open in 2023... Read more ›

  • Universtiy Park move in day

    Abby Chang, left, a mechanical engineering student at Penn State, moves her belongings into her residence hall with support from her dad on the morning of Aug. 19.  First-year students are moving into the University Park campus Aug. 16 to 20 while returning students will move back Aug. 20 to 22.