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Greater Allegheny campus edition
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURED ITEM:
-- Story: Greater Allegheny to host three virtual events before end of on-campus learning

STORIES:
-- 11/17: COVID-19 dashboard updated with preliminary results from weekend testing
-- Celebrate the 'We Are' spirit this #GivingTuesday
-- Nominations sought for President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration
-- Spring symposium, seed grants to promote transdisciplinary biodiversity research
-- The Medical Minute: Overcoming pandemic fatigue

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FEATURED ITEM:

Story: Greater Allegheny to host three virtual events before end of on-campus learning
Penn State Greater Allegheny's Division of Student Affairs will host three virtual events this week including a Unity Talk, leadership speaker series, and concert.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/zNJC9FJ3

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STORIES:

11/17: COVID-19 dashboard updated with preliminary results from weekend testing
Penn State has updated its public COVID-19 dashboard with the University's on-demand testing and random testing results from tests administered during the period of Nov. 13 to 15, as well as new University testing results from the prior week. As of Nov. 16 at University Park, there are 273 active student cases, down from 319 at the last update on Nov. 13, and 4,200 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dVRbNqGK
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Celebrate the 'We Are' spirit this #GivingTuesday
On Nov. 30, from 6:55 p.m. EST — or 18:55 in military time, a nod to the year of Penn State's founding — until midnight on Dec. 1, Penn State will participate in its sixth #GivingTuesday — and alumni, parents, friends, fans, faculty, staff and students are invited to help make the day a success.

https://news.psu.edu/link/4y1vT11_
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Nominations sought for President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration
Nominations are being accepted for the 2021 President's Award for Excellence in Academic Integration, an honor recognizing faculty members who have exhibited extraordinary achievement in the integration of teaching and research or creative accomplishments, and service. The deadline to submit nominations is Jan. 15, 2021.

https://news.psu.edu/link/c19F5RvG
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Spring symposium, seed grants to promote transdisciplinary biodiversity research
The Sustainability Institute at Penn State is hosting transdisciplinary symposia on biodiversity throughout the spring 2021 semester. The virtual series, "Mainstreaming Biodiversity in the Decade of Action," aims to expand collaborative networks and to inspire creative strategies to promote biodiversity in urban, agricultural and natural areas in order to improve human and ecological health and well-being.

https://news.psu.edu/link/CbgNRYQ4
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The Medical Minute: Overcoming pandemic fatigue
After nine months of social distancing, masking and quarantining, many people are experiencing pandemic fatigue. Whether it manifests as anxiety, exhaustion or defiance, it's important to recognize and address it for the sake of our physical and emotional health.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RGfC4Vk7

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

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