Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, February 22, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Brandywine, Abington collaborate on series of MLK Day events
-- Deep learning may help doctors choose better lung cancer treatments
-- Abington student journalists debut campus news site
-- Penn State Laureate David Witwer to give virtual presentation for Great Valley
-- Abington students dance at virtual THON
-- Two 'Zoom-bombings' under investigation by University Police

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STORIES:

Brandywine, Abington collaborate on series of MLK Day events
Taking advantage of virtual meeting technology, Penn State Brandywine and Penn State Abington partnered on a series of events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Reflecting the theme of this year's Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, the events focused on COVID-19 and justice.

https://news.psu.edu/link/xSNBXphp
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Deep learning may help doctors choose better lung cancer treatments
The Institute for Computational and Data Sciences' Roar supercomputer helped a team of Penn State Great Valley researchers investigate a deep-learning model that could one day help guide doctors in making treatment decisions for lung cancer patients.

https://news.psu.edu/link/QxQcF2hR
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Abington student journalists debut campus news site
The Abington Sun examines issues from on campus and around the world while giving students the opportunity to refine their oral and written communication skills.

https://news.psu.edu/link/yd3d2RnN
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Penn State Laureate David Witwer to give virtual presentation for Great Valley
David Witwer, the 2020-21 Penn State Laureate, will give a virtual presentation titled "Searching for Jimmy Hoffa: The Disappearance of America's Most Notorious Labor Leader and Why It Still Matters Today" at noon on Feb. 25.

https://news.psu.edu/link/4kPzn6pr
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Abington students dance at virtual THON
Penn State Abington supports its two dancers for this year's virtual THON. Viewers can watch the livestream from 6 p.m. on Feb. 19 until 4 p.m. on Feb. 21.

https://news.psu.edu/link/t7nsSqCZ
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Two 'Zoom-bombings' under investigation by University Police
Penn State leadership has been made aware of two "Zoom-bombing" incidents that appear to be racially motivated and targeted two separate diversity events yesterday (Feb. 15), one at Penn State Brandywine and the other being held at University Park.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RzDQ1VwS

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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/PwhwCTCK

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: PENN STATE BRANDYWINE:

Campus holds its fourth annual 'Palentine's Day' event
Last week students participated in some fun activities as part of Penn State Brandywine's fourth annual "Palentine’s Day" event. The Penn Staters made valentines for their pals, stuffed heart-shaped pillows and enjoyed sweets. 

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/brHtjwFd

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The Penn State Philadelphia Region Headlines Issue incorporates news from Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Great Valley, Penn State at the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia recruitment center locations of the University, and is brought to you regularly as a service of News and Media Relations for the Philadelphia region. We want to hear from you! Send your comments or questions to bw-ur@psu.edu.
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