Penn State Philadelphia Region news

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, February 24, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Abington student's research selected for prestigious conference
-- Brandywine celebrates International Mother Language Day with multilingual event
-- Provost shares message with community amid ongoing global coronavirus outbreak

VIDEOS:
-- Brandywinner of the Week: Marge Reynolds

Also in this issue: Events and Media Highlights.

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STORIES:

Abington student's research selected for prestigious conference
Penn State Abington student Poojith Kotikalapudi's project, "An Intelligent Automated Visual Inspection System," could be applied to the manufacturing industry's quality inspection processes.

https://news.psu.edu/link/VHfg7gSd
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Brandywine celebrates International Mother Language Day with multilingual event
Penn State Brandywine students celebrated International Mother Language Day by leading a Saturday morning storytime for local children at Tyler Arboretum on Feb. 22. The students, who are members of Brandywine's Sustainovation and Multicultural clubs, read nature-themed books in a variety of languages.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RvhQ4bkT
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Provost shares message with community amid ongoing global coronavirus outbreak
Nicholas P. Jones, executive vice president and provost, has shared a message and key resources with the University community amidst the ongoing global outbreak of novel coronavirus.

https://news.psu.edu/link/17bgF34L

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VIDEOS:

Brandywinner of the Week: Marge Reynolds
This week's #Brandywinner is Marge Reynolds! In addition to being involved in THON, Marge is a member of Brandywine's golf team and competed in the United States Collegiate Athletic Association/Penn State University Athletic Conference Golf Championships at University Park this past fall. Way to go, Marge!

https://news.psu.edu/link/vhwFS9bq

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK: BRANDYWINE:

Resolution designates Feb. 17 to 23 as THON week
On Friday, February 21, Senator Tom Killion visited Penn State Brandywine to present a resolution designating the week of February 17 to 23 as "THON Week" in Pennsylvania, honoring the work of the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon student volunteers from across the University. Members of Brandywine Benefitting THON had the opportunity to talk with Senator Killion about their fundraising efforts before heading to the big event at University Park.

More: https://news.psu.edu/link/6k51jWhF
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More: news.psu.edu/link/6k51jWhF

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EVENTS:

Abington
Which Lives Matter with Monti Washington
12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 28

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

The Daily Times - Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
Penn State students unite for children this weekend
Students with a passion for community service are uniting this weekend for THON, the largest student-run philanthropy in the world.

https://news.psu.edu/link/kb9rBsrH

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