Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 09/30/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, September 30, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Penn State Brandywine unveils $13.5 million renovation, new awareness campaign
-- Abington professor's team awarded $325K National Science Foundation grant
-- Annual Penn State Day celebration at Brandywine set for Oct. 26
-- Four Abington students named conference athletes of the week
-- Exhibit will feature mosaic works of local artists
-- Presentation to focus on local connection to Revolutionary War
-- Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
-- 50 years of Beatles: Meet the Gleeks!
-- The Medical Minute: Stressed out? Give meditation a try

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TOP STORIES:

Penn State Brandywine unveils $13.5 million renovation, new awareness campaign
Penn State Brandywine wrapped up a $13.5 million Main Building renovation project on Tuesday, Sept. 17, with a ribbon cutting ceremony revealing its newest enhancements. The ceremony also celebrated the campus' "Hello Brandywine" campaign, which aims to highlight Penn State Brandywine's new academic and athletic programs, global programs, modernized facilities, state-of-the-art laboratories, outstanding internship opportunities and more.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/BJt33_Xq
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Abington professor's team awarded $325K National Science Foundation grant
A National Science Foundation grant to fund a Penn State Abington faculty member's investigation into social exclusion and bullying could lead to new strategies to help prevent tragedies such as school shootings, while providing Abington undergraduates with valuable research experience.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/wXNFFd6D
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Annual Penn State Day celebration at Brandywine set for Oct. 26
Cooler temperatures have arrived and the fall semester is in full swing. Classes and homework, however, aren't the only things happening at Penn State Brandywine. The campus is bursting with excitement for this year's annual Penn State Day fall festival taking place from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/vrZKTBPd
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Four Abington students named conference athletes of the week
Four Penn State Abington student athletes earned honors from the North Eastern Athletic Conference.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/7QypX1j9
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Exhibit will feature mosaic works of local artists
A juried art exhibit by the Mosaic Society of Philadelphia Mosaic Art will be the featured exhibit Oct. 7 through Dec. 2 in The Henry Gallery, Second Floor, The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/rNc1XbZw
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Presentation to focus on local connection to Revolutionary War
Known as the 1777 Philadelphia Campaign, three battles fought in Chester County, Pa., will be the focus of a unique, animated map presentation by Penn State alumnus Sean Moir.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/TsyXrvmW
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Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
Penn State Abington athletics scores for the week of Sept. 23.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/VjFMVr_1
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50 years of Beatles: Meet the Gleeks!
Penn State Laureate Kenneth Womack kicks off his new essay series, "50 Years of Beatles," with a nod to the most recent acknowledgement of the Fab Four in today's popular culture: the Fox Broadcasting Company's hit TV show "Glee."

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/kcCRsLCc
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The Medical Minute: Stressed out? Give meditation a try
It used to take a moment of serious danger -- the threat of attack by wild animal, say -- to make your body produce stress chemicals. Now, things like deadlines, appointments and the balance of your bank account have taken the place of bears and tigers, leaving many in a constant state of stressed alert. And that can take a physical toll.

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

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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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