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Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, August 24, 2020


A student in a yellow shirt walks along Pollock Road wearing a mask

Random surveillance testing begins for Penn State students, employees

As part of a layered detection and mitigation approach, Penn State will begin on Aug. 24 to conduct a randomized COVID-19 surveillance testing program to identify asymptomatic carriers of the virus and monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 across all campuses. Throughout the fall, students, faculty and staff members will be contacted by email and text message if they are selected to participate in the program.  Full story

Penn State Brandywine's Lion Shrine.

Penn State Brandywine welcomes new faculty members

Five new faculty members have joined Penn State Brandywine for the 2020-21 academic year. Teaching and research areas for the three tenure-track faculty and two assistant teaching professors include business, chemistry, communications, engineering and information technology.  Full story