Penn State Philadelphia Region Newswire - 09/30/2013


Philadelphia Region edition

Philadelphia Region edition

Monday, September 30, 2013


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.  Full story

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.  Full story

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.   Full story

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."  Full story

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.  Full story