Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 10/28/2013

Philadelphia Region edition
Monday, October 28, 2013

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Abington employees provide relief to Colorado flood victims
-- New Zealand researcher to discuss indigenous mental health, well-being study
-- Alternative musical group performs at Great Valley
-- Alumnae to offer behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry
-- Campus community to share favorite excerpts from 'The Fault in Our Stars'
-- Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
-- The Medical Minute: Parents are the key to safer teen drivers

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TOP STORIES:

Abington employees provide relief to Colorado flood victims
Two Penn State Abington employees bought plane tickets and headed to Colorado earlier this month. But instead of hiking in the Rockies or exploring national parks, Michael Fry and Anthony Casselli spent their vacation shoveling mud from homes and businesses devastated by last month's thousand-year flood.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/XsJpLkKm
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New Zealand researcher to discuss indigenous mental health, well-being study
The Penn State Brandywine campus and the local community will have a unique opportunity to hear from New Zealand researcher Lynne Russell, who has conducted studies in various parts of the world. This free event will be held at Penn State Brandywine from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the Main Building, Room 113.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/2gNR7T31
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Alternative musical group performs at Great Valley
One Alternative will perform at the Penn State Great Valley campus at 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 13, in the Conference Center, 30 E. Swedesford Road, Malvern.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/z4S3mr5W
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Alumnae to offer behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry
At 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, Penn State Abington Examines will present From the Red Carpet: Powerful Women in Hollywood featuring four Penn State alumnae who have forged successful careers behind the scenes in the news and entertainment industries.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/ytsZpzGf
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Campus community to share favorite excerpts from 'The Fault in Our Stars'
Penn State Brandywine will host a Common Hour Common Read event from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Tomezsko Classroom Building Lounge. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to take part in this lively gathering as campus members share their favorite excerpts from this year's Common Read, "The Fault in Our Stars," by reading aloud from the text. Light refreshments will be served.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/24S6JXzF
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Penn State Abington sports scoreboard
Scores and student athlete honors for the week of Oct. 21.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/pf16BKtD
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The Medical Minute: Parents are the key to safer teen drivers
Parents of teen drivers often wonder what the deciding factor is to successfully teaching their child to be a safe driver. The answer is ... they are. Beverly Shirk, pediatric trauma care coordinator at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, explains.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/ffLWf5CN

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