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Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, November 16, 2020

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- 11/13: Latest COVID-19 dashboard update shows slight increase in active cases
-- Music professor stages 'unconcert' for Abington choirs and band amid pandemic
-- Brandywine's Guertin recognized with 2020 JGE Outstanding Reviewer Award
-- Four Great Valley professors receive seed grant for AI research
-- Continuing Education director appointed to Phi Beta Kappa alumni council
-- Centre Film Festival offers free admission to all Penn State students

Also in this issue: Events.

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STORIES:

11/13: Latest COVID-19 dashboard update shows slight increase in active cases
Penn State released its preliminary coronavirus testing results for the period of Nov. 6 to 12 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Nov. 13). The University Park campus received 163 positive on-demand test results and eight positive random test results from student testing during the period of Nov. 6 to 12. As of Nov. 12 at University Park, there are 319 active student cases, up from 275 at the last update on Nov. 10, and 4,009 students have completed their isolation period and are no longer active cases.

https://news.psu.edu/link/tVqtrPqq
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Music professor stages 'unconcert' for Abington choirs and band amid pandemic
Penn State Abington music students performed an in their concert clothes, distanced and masked, in the Woodland Building parking lot. Their audience for this "moment of community"? Themselves, and a handful of people in cars who were picking up students.

https://news.psu.edu/link/QR58khNS
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Brandywine's Guertin recognized with 2020 JGE Outstanding Reviewer Award
Laura Guertin, professor of Earth science at Penn State Brandywine, recently received the 2020 Journal of Geoscience Education Outstanding Reviewer Award. Each year, the national honor recognizes the work of the journal's top peer reviewer in assessing articles submitted to the publication.

https://news.psu.edu/link/m3jBppjK
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Four Great Valley professors receive seed grant for AI research
Youakim Badr, Partha Mukherjee, Raghu Sangwan, and Satish Srinivasan's research proposal brings a multidisciplinary approach to evaluating intelligent systems, identifying vulnerabilities, and developing solutions to mitigate risks.

https://news.psu.edu/link/q3tG4kTx
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Continuing Education director appointed to Phi Beta Kappa alumni council
Margaret Bacheler, director of continuing education at Brandywine and senior director of statewide continuing education and workforce development for Penn State's 20 Commonwealth Campuses, has been appointed to the executive council of the Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Association of the Delaware Valley.

https://news.psu.edu/link/hp_m2Lsx
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Centre Film Festival offers free admission to all Penn State students
All Penn State students may attend the second annual Centre Film Festival, scheduled Nov. 13-15, for free.

https://news.psu.edu/link/K4svFNbG

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EVENTS:

Brandywine
Global Entrepreneurship Week at Brandywine
12 p.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18

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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/XNw5BVtZ

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