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Greater Allegheny campus edition
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Food Services launches Penn State Eats mobile ordering
-- Sept. 8 to 16 is the Early Progress Report window in Starfish
-- First film in 'How We Respond' series focuses on family's dairy farm challenges
-- Students, faculty and staff reminded of religious observance absence policies
-- The Medical Minute: Understanding pulmonary nodules

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STORIES:

Food Services launches Penn State Eats mobile ordering
Last week, Penn State's Food Services launched Penn State Eats mobile ordering. The new mobile ordering system, integrated through the recently launched Penn State Go app, under the Dining tab. The new mobile ordering app allows students, faculty, staff and guests the option to order food from their mobile devices, providing them with a cashless and contactless food service experience.

https://news.psu.edu/link/D5fKdY3L
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Sept. 8 to 16 is the Early Progress Report window in Starfish
Faculty and staff are encouraged to report student progress in Starfish to allow for a collaborative and proactive approach to assisting undergraduates. The Early Progress Report window for undergraduates this year is Sept. 8-16.

https://news.psu.edu/link/xxsnhB6D
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First film in 'How We Respond' series focuses on family's dairy farm challenges
The Sustainability Institute on Sept. 16 will kick off its third annual "Intersections," a year-long series of eight films, all of which highlight individuals' actions in response to ongoing and current social and environmental crises facing the nation and world, with more than half of the films focused on structural racism specifically.

https://news.psu.edu/link/qKZfcW1y
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Students, faculty and staff reminded of religious observance absence policies
Penn State recognizes that the right of students to participate in religious observance is a fundamental element of diversity and inclusion. As part of this commitment, students, faculty and staff are reminded of Penn State's policies regarding requests for absence from class for the purpose of observing a religious holiday.

https://news.psu.edu/link/Tq8grcS2
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The Medical Minute: Understanding pulmonary nodules
Most pulmonary nodules prove harmless. But, in some cases, they can be a sign of lung cancer. Learn how doctors find, test and - if necessary - remove nodules from the lungs.

https://news.psu.edu/link/j5Ly3Pgz

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Coronavirus updates
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