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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas P. Jones has shared a message updating the University community on steps being taken to monitor the evolving worldwide coronavirus outbreak and prepare for the safety and well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors.


Use Zimride to find or share a ride for spring break travel

Penn State has partnered with Zimride to make it easy to find or share a ride for spring break travel. Zimride by Enterprise is Penn State's private ride-matching network that matches students, faculty and staff who are going the same way, allowing an easy way to share seats or find a ride  Full story

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Board committee recommends approval of 2020-21 room and board rates

Penn State’s benchmark room and board rate for the 2020-21 academic year — based on a standard double room and the most common meal plan — would increase by $200 per semester, or 3.52%, over 2019-20 rates, under a plan approved by the Board of Trustees Committee on Finance, Business and Capital Planning.  Full story

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Become a Clinical Intern at UHS. Apply by March 8, 2020.

University Health Services Clinical Intern Program seeking student applicants

Interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry? The University Health Services  Clinical Intern Program  application is open until March 8. This internship provides undergraduates who have an interest in pursuing a career in medicine with an opportunity to interact professionally with patients and medical staff in the Clinical Services department.   Full story