Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 04/15/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, April 15, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- George W. Franz named interim chancellor at Penn State Brandywine
-- Alumnus donates to Penn State Great Valley's community art gallery
-- Abington's Kagan earns Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
-- Abington students impress legislators at Penn State Capital Day
-- Students, faculty honored at Academic Recognition Ceremony
-- Abington SGA honors outstanding faculty, staff and students
-- Chris Staley: 'Outside the Frame: Making the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate Videos'
-- The Medical Minute: Making sense of nutrition labels

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TOP STORIES:

George W. Franz named interim chancellor at Penn State Brandywine
Penn State's Vice President for Commonwealth Campuses Madlyn L. Hanes announced on Wednesday, April 10, the appointment of Director Emeritus of Academic Affairs George W. Franz as interim chancellor of Penn Sate Brandywine, effective July 1.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/KWKznyZr
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Alumnus donates to Penn State Great Valley's community art gallery
Joe Henry and his wife, Marilyn, generously donated $50,000 to help expand Great Valley's gallery facilities and programs.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/NS2PJvN3
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Abington's Kagan earns Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching
Penn State Abington Assistant Professor Mikhail Kagan prefers to focus on his students. But the self-described passionate physics professor has had to adjust being in the spotlight recently.
Last month, Kagan was presented with the 2013 George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching by University President Rodney Erickson.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/6DwRt2S6
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Abington students impress legislators at Penn State Capital Day
Abington students joined hundreds of other students, alumni and friends of the University in Harrisburg last week.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/rtWg1SfK
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Students, faculty honored at Academic Recognition Ceremony
Penn State Brandywine honored students, faculty and staff for their achievements and excellence in academia at the annual Academic Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, March 26.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/MYh7wfyh
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Abington SGA honors outstanding faculty, staff and students
The Student Government Association honored members of the college community last week for their dedication to Penn State Abington.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/6z5P2SR8
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Chris Staley: 'Outside the Frame: Making the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate Videos'
Ceramicist Chris Staley, the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate and distinguished professor of art at the University, is discussing topics related to creativity and the intersection between art and life in a series of videos to be shared during the 2012-13 academic year, aiming to expand people's ideas on art and serve as a catalyst for further conversation. The 28th video, "Outside the Frame: Making the 2012-13 Penn State Laureate Videos," is now available.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/s9BbqZf2
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The Medical Minute: Making sense of nutrition labels
Deciphering a nutrition label can be overwhelming. However, it is important to get into the habit of reading labels if you want to eat healthy and make smart choices, according to Shannon McNaul, a clinical dietitian at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/nwGQHZN1

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