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Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, October 19, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Brandywine professor honored for service to Society for the Psychology of Women
-- $100,000 educational equity scholarship honors former Abington chancellor
-- Professionals offer advice, networking at Abington virtual STEM event
-- 10/16: Penn State COVID-19 dashboard updated
-- Symposium to help prepare instructors for Nov. 20 pivot to remote instruction
-- Educational Equity to host talk for underrepresented Commonwealth Campus faculty
-- Nominations sought for 2021-22 Penn State Laureate
-- The Medical Minute: Getting help following a sexual assault

VIDEOS:
-- First-year Penn State Brandywine students talk about living on campus

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

Brandywine professor honored for service to Society for the Psychology of Women
Margaret "Peggy" Signorella, distinguished professor of psychology and women's, gender and sexuality studies, has been awarded the Sue Rosenberg Zalk Award for Distinguished Service for the Society for the Psychology of Women from the American Psychological Association.

https://news.psu.edu/link/vDg8vfbm
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$100,000 educational equity scholarship honors former Abington chancellor
The new scholarship at Penn State Abington will enhance its ability to recruit and retain students whose gender, race, ethnic, cultural, and/or national background contribute to the diversity of the student body and who have a demonstrated financial need.

https://news.psu.edu/link/99w5XnWs
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Professionals offer advice, networking at Abington virtual STEM event
The goal of the event was for professionals to share career advice and for Penn State Abington students to build their networks within the many and varied science, technology, engineering, and math fields.

https://news.psu.edu/link/PY4Y7Khb
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10/16: Penn State COVID-19 dashboard updated
Penn State released its preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Oct. 9 to 15 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Oct. 16). The University Park campus received 129 positive on-demand test results and six positive random test results from student testing during the period of Oct. 9 to 15. As of Oct. 15 at University Park, there are 334 active student cases and 3,114 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.

https://news.psu.edu/link/MMJZQTSP
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Symposium to help prepare instructors for Nov. 20 pivot to remote instruction
Penn State will hold a remote symposium to help University instructors prepare for the Nov. 20 planned pivot to remote instruction, to be held via Zoom from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6.

https://news.psu.edu/link/vDrmjxF1
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Educational Equity to host talk for underrepresented Commonwealth Campus faculty
Faculty members at Penn State's Commonwealth Campuses are invited to attend "A Conversation with Senior Faculty Mentors" from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 21, to be held virtually via Zoom.

https://news.psu.edu/link/HKwvSWPT
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Nominations sought for 2021-22 Penn State Laureate
The University is seeking nominees for the role of 2021-22 Penn State Laureate, with nomination materials due by Jan. 18, 2021.

https://news.psu.edu/link/FSktBgn2
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The Medical Minute: Getting help following a sexual assault
For those seeking care for a sexual assault, a hospital visit can be terrifying. Providers say that's why helping a patient feel safe and in control throughout their experience is critical.

https://news.psu.edu/link/nGnvH6Gr

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VIDEOS:

First-year Penn State Brandywine students talk about living on campus
We asked several of our first-year students what they think living on campus will be like. What will they miss most about home? What are they looking forward to about living in Orchard Hall? Watch our video to find out!

https://news.psu.edu/link/TggJLBzk

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EVENTS:

Great Valley
Integrated Digital Marketing Virtual Lunch and Learn
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 5
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Great Valley
How to Grow an Indoor Hydroponic Garden
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12

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QUICK LINKS:

Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/XfNxmPJS

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