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Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, March 1, 2021


Lion Shrine Close-up

Penn State provides update on teaching modes for summer and fall 2021

Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.   Full story

Nittany AI Challenge 2021

Twenty student teams selected to compete in the 2021 Nittany AI Challenge

Twenty Penn State teams with students from seven different colleges and six campuses, including Penn State World Campus, will each be awarded $500 to compete in the Prototype Phase of the 2021 Nittany AI Challenge. Teams were selected based on their potential for positive impact on the world, all using AI for Good to develop solutions that address real-world challenges in education, environment, health and humanitarianism.  Full story

Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring

Students, recent graduates: Prep for 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student award cycle

Applications for the 2022-23 Fulbright U.S. Student Program are now being accepted from Penn State students at any campus or recent University graduates. Operated through the U.S. Department of State, the international exchange program offers one-year grants to study, conduct research or serve as an English teaching assistant in more than 160 countries worldwide.  Full story

Remote Innovation Grants Student Engagement Network

Remote Innovation Grants available for summer 2021

The Student Engagement Network has opened the application process for a new round of grants that will support both remote and in-person undergraduate engagement experiences during summer 2021. The deadline to apply for a Remote Innovation Grant is March 21.  Full story