2/20: Alumni Association's 150th anniversary; Things to Do; New heart valve device at Hershey

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Clara Rose Hanahan

Things to Do at Penn State: Feb. 20-27

The premiere of "Angels in America," the annual IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, a performance by Apollo's Fire and the return of Cafe Laura's theme dinners are among the cultural highlights at Penn State this weekend and next week.  Full story

Campus Life

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Behrend team prepares for THON

Penn State Behrend will have five dancers — the most ever for the college — at this year's THON. The team hopes to surpass its record fundraising effort from 2019, when they raised more than $57,000.  Full story

Research

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Libraries offers $1,250 award for 2020 outstanding undergraduate thesis

 Penn State University Libraries invites submissions for the ninth annual University-wide competition for the Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award, which aims to find the best research by a Penn State undergraduate student in consultation with his or her adviser. The winner will receive $1,250, and awards of $750 and $500 will be presented to the second- and third-place recipients, respectively.   Full story

Academics

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Hey, students! We need 15 minutes of your time

There's still time to take the Penn State Community Survey. We want to hear what you think about diversity, equity and inclusion. By responding to the confidential survey, you have a chance to win an Amazon or Starbucks gift card.   Full story