Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 09/23/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, September 23, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Great Valley celebrates 50 years of graduate education with new website
-- Military-friendly Abington supports veterans
-- Recent Brandywine grads break into job market scene
-- Professor, student research could lead to medical finding
-- Five Abington students named conference athletes of week
-- Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
-- Lactation support services available; new station opens at Schuylkill
-- The Medical Minute: More options, more reasons to get your flu shot

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TOP STORIES:

Great Valley celebrates 50 years of graduate education with new website
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies. A new anniversary website has been created for news of events and reminisces of the past at http://bit.ly/18edyKG.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/dMZNq38_
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Military-friendly Abington supports veterans
Penn State Abington boasts a wide range of initiatives and programming aimed at providing veterans with the skills for success. The college's renewed designation as a Military Friendly School enhances its ongoing efforts.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/mxtr5Fvg
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Recent Brandywine grads break into job market scene
Getting an internship and networking can be a great way to transition into the working world. Amanda Dzwill and Brett Robinson, 2013 Penn State Brandywine graduates, know this from experience. The business majors both secured internships with the West Chester marketing firm Stratus Interactive during their final semesters at Brandywine, which led to paid positions right out of college.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/fhnNszXW
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Professor, student research could lead to medical finding
"Four Mechanisms in Reactions of 3-Aminopyrrole with 1,3,5-Triazines … " So what does this mean? To those who aren't chemists, it may look like a group of random words and numbers thrown together. But to Penn State Brandywine Professor of Chemistry Michael De Rosa and his student research team, it looks like the possibility of an important medical discovery.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/zpXYZKyb
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Five Abington students named conference athletes of week
Record-setting Penn State Abington student athletes Alexander Kane and Valerie Santangelo were honored twice in the past few days, each earning cross-country runner of the week honors from the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and from the North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC).

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/vxZVz6TW
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Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
The Penn State Abington sports scoreboard for the week of Sept. 16:

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/FmkLZQ_d
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Lactation support services available; new station opens at Schuylkill
The Breastfeeding Support Program at Penn State offers a variety of services to University employees, students and spouses/domestic partners of employees and students.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/8XWYtctz
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The Medical Minute: More options, more reasons to get your flu shot
There was a time when there were two choices when it came to flu shots: get vaccinated or not. This year, drug companies are not only offering the vaccine in multiple forms, they are also offering multiple vaccines.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/3PgHKrgN

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The Penn State Philadelphia Region Headlines Issue incorporates news from Penn State Abington, Penn State Brandywine, Penn State Great Valley, Penn State at the Navy Yard, and Philadelphia recruitment center locations of the University, and is brought to you regularly as a service of News and Media Relations for the Philadelphia region. We want to hear from you! Send your comments or questions to bw-ur@psu.edu.
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