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The Pennsylvania State University (commonly referred to as Penn State or PSU) is a public, state-related research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855, the university has a stated threefold mission of teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. It has two law schools, Penn State Law, on the school's University Park campus, and Dickinson Law, located in Carlisle. The College of Medicine is located in Hershey. Penn State has another 19 commonwealth campuses and 5 special-mission campuses located across the state. Penn State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

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The 18-minute talk was called “A Radical Experiment in Empathy.” The speaker, half a world away, was Sam Richards, a sociology professor at Pennsylvania State University. Imagine, Richards told his audience, being an ordinary Arab Muslim in Iraq or the Middle East and seeing your country invaded and ...
That message was echoed by today's speakers, who included internet pioneer Vinton Cerf; public-health expert Susan Sorenson of the University of Pennsylvania, who spoke about the need for research on gun violence; and David Titley, a professor of meteorology at Pennsylvania State University and ...

Select "The Pennsylvania State University" as the institution. 5. Type in your Penn State email address. 6. Retrieve verification code from your email, then cut and paste it into ResearchMatch. 7. Read the site instructions. 8. Read the "Researcher Acknowledgement" form and “ACCEPT”. 9. Fill in your contact ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Emma Rosenthal, a doctoral student in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be able to advance her research interests in plant pathology after receiving a grant from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and ...
Throughout a career that has taken him to the universities of the West Indies, North Carolina, Wyoming, Virginia and Pennsylvania State University in State College, where he is currently a professor, Richards has derived many new mathematical formulas for use in statistics. He has also applied them to ...
A long-awaited vote on unionizing graduate-student workers at Pennsylvania State University coincided this week with what some students are calling a "thinly veiled threat" after the graduate school warned international students that going on strike — a possible step for union members — "could affect their ...

Within the first 10 minutes of Paterno, a new film about the child sex-abuse scandal that rocked Pennsylvania State University six years ago, the camera pans to the bowels of Beaver Stadium. It is in these shadowy tunnels that Barry Levinson, the film's director, introduces three Penn State administrators ...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania State University student has been found dead. State College police say the parents of 25-year-old Charles Cudlipp found the student's body at his off-campus apartment Monday morning. The cause of death is unknown. Authorities do not suspect foul play.
Sheffield, whose resume includes serving as the former director of diversity outreach at Pennsylvania State University and former administrative assistant to Joe Paterno, has worked with numerous school districts across the region including Quaker Valley, South Fayette and Penn Hills. “TJ is a pretty ...
Tim Piazza (center) with his parents Evelyn (left) and James (right) during Hunterdon Central Regional High School football game in Flemington, N.J. Tim Piazza died at Penn State University during a hazing incident in 2017 and anti-hazing bill was introduced in his memory. (AP). Steve EsackContact ...
(AP) — The Pennsylvania State University has announced it will start equipping on-campus officers with naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote. Officers on its University Park Campus have been trained on how to administer the medication and how to recognize an overdose. The university says officers will ...
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Prosecutors on Friday launched their second bid to force 11 Pennsylvania State University fraternity members to stand trial for the 2017 booze-fueled death of sophomore pledge Tim Piazza, as a top state lawmaker unveiled a proposal to punish hazing with tough jail terms. “We are ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As part of continued efforts to promote student safety and curb dangerous hazing and other related behaviors through legislative action, Penn State has collaborated with state leaders on a new state-wide bill that would update Pennsylvania's antihazing law to include student ...
The No. 1 spot was shared by Pennsylvania State University and University of Texas-Austin. The UA ranked third for geology, tying with CIT, and 11th for geochemistry nationally. Other report highlights: Public management and leadership ranked 19th. The school of Government and Public Policy tied at No.
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — According to a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, employers anticipate hiring 4 percent more graduates from the class of 2018 than last year. If the recent Career Fair at Pennsylvania College of Technology is an accurate gauge, that estimate is conservative.
Cheyney University is dropping its status as a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II program as it seeks to stabilize its finances for the future. The country's oldest historically black university, located outside Philadelphia, is also leaving the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. Its men's ...
Previously, he served Venango College of Clarion University as executive dean from 2002 to 2014; the Pennsylvania State University at Erie, The Behrend College as associate provost for Advancement and University Relations from 1998 to 2002, as dean of Student Affairs and affiliate assistant professor ...

The president of Pennsylvania State University, where a student died in 2017 after an alleged hazing ritual at a booze-fueled fraternity party, said he will advocate for a national database of violations and suspensions at fraternities and sororities to keep schools and parents better informed. “The database ...
The position MSU is in has only one clear parallel: the recent sexual-abuse scandal at Pennsylvania State University. In 2011, the school's former assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky, was indicted on 52 counts of child molestation involving boys attending a football camp. That scandal was possibly “the ...
UNIVERSTIY PARK, Pa. — Lightning and volcanos both produce glass, and humans have been making glass from silicon dioxide since prehistory. Industrialization brought us boron-based glasses, polymer glasses and metallic glasses, but now an international team of researchers has developed a new ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) has launched a new master's degree aimed at preparing experienced IT and enterprise architecture professionals for leadership in transformative business strategies. The master of professional studies degree ...
Penn State Health has announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors, all from Highmark Health. The board appointments, approved Friday by the Penn State Board of Trustees, are part of the innovative strategic partnership announced by Penn State Health and Highmark ...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania State University has announced it will start equipping on-campus officers with naloxone, an opioid overdose antidote. Officers on its University Park Campus have been trained on how to administer the medication and how to recognize an overdose.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Homecoming will move to a gender-neutral court in 2018, transitioning away from the long-time practice of crowning a “king” and “queen,” as part of an effort by the student-run Homecoming Committee to foster more diversity and gender inclusivity. Instead, two ...
He completed graduate credits at Pennsylvania State University and the University of Pittsburgh. In 1966, Judge began work at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania as assistant director of public relations and sports information director. Three years later, in 1969, he moved to Westminster College in New ...
Jim and Evelyn Piazza, parents of Tim Piazza, who succumbed a year ago Sunday to injuries after a booze-fueled fraternity party at Pennsylvania State University, also expect to be there. Camera icon David Swanson. Then-Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller speaks about the Beta Theta Pi ...
Extremely excited and truly blessed to continue my academic and athletic career at Pennsylvania State University! Thanks to all the people who helped me get to this point in my life. pic.twitter.com/GM0uM8sasn. — AB (@__ABALLDAY) February 2, 2018. Cael Sanderson and co. seemed to have their ...
... prior due to a decline in state funding. This year marks their longest freeze since 1974. Recent years have seen very little increase in University in-state tuition and fees. Although Illinois is behind only Pennsylvania State University for the highest tuition compared with other peers and Big Ten universities, ...
It's happening at a snail's pace right now, but the groundwork is being laid for a potential explosion that will send shockwaves through the college hockey landscape and will dwarf what took place prior to the 2014 season. That, of course, was when Pennsylvania State University elevated its hockey program ...
A bicyclist rides past Pennsylvania State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity house Nov. 9, 2017, in State College, Pa. Every one of the defendants played a role, claims Tom Kline, the family's attorney. "There were a lot of people involved who had pieces to this larger puzzle," he said. "Each one of ...
Pennsylvania's state university system creates 6 new degree programs. By The Associated Press. Posted: 01/25/18, 4:59 PM EST | Updated: 20 secs ago. # Comments. HARRISBURG >> The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's 14-university state higher education system says it's approved six new degree programs to ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Human waste may one day be a valuable resource for astronauts on deep-space missions. Now, a Penn State research team has shown that it is possible to rapidly break down solid and liquid waste to grow food with a series of microbial reactors, while simultaneously ...
After an earthquake shakes a region, it's not uncommon for scientists to issue tsunami watches or warnings in an area that could face an additional threat from yet another devastating natural phenomenon. Subduction-zone megathrust earthquakes, which are the most powerful on Earth, can generate large ...
Participating universities include Arizona State University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, Portland State University, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Southern California as well as Purdue University, according to a press release. Goals of ...
After the Pennsylvania State University sexual-abuse scandal, no college president or board can claim to be ignorant of what's at stake in responding immediately and effectively to sexual-assault allegations, including failing to recognize the suffering of the victims. Graham B. Spanier, former president of ...
Widespread public opinion holds that the National Collegiate Athletic Association botched its punishment of Pennsylvania State University and the sex-abuse scandal of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Most of the meaningful sanctions applied to Penn State were reversed. The NCAA was ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When a night out involving alcohol takes a turn toward the unexpected, students are reminded to always call 911 in the event of an emergency. Local guidelines, including Penn State's Responsible Action Protocol and Pennsylvania's Medical Amnesty Law, protect students from ...
The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's 14-university state higher education system says it's approved six new degree programs to address workforce needs. The State System of Higher Education said Thursday the new degree programs target fields where there currently aren't enough qualified ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The warming climate is expected to affect coastal regions worldwide as glaciers and ice sheets melt, raising sea level globally. For the first time, an international team has found evidence of how sea-level rise already is affecting high and low tides in both the Chesapeake and ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Opioid overdose deaths in Pennsylvania increased 37 percent in 2016, ranking the state fourth in the nation. Coming on the heels of Gov. Tom Wolf's declaration of the opioid crisis as a disaster emergency, Penn State recently held its first University-wide summit on the opioid ...
Out of 27 fraternities, six have been removed from campus and seven are on some form of probation or suspension. Of the 14 sororities, one is removed from campus and one is on probation. At Pennsylvania State University, 10 of 49 fraternities are now suspended, reported onwardstate.com. Seven of the ...
... director of institutional research at California State University-Los Angeles and was the director of institutional research at Chancellor University and the Jack Welch Management Institute. He earned his master's degree from the University of Toledo and his doctorate from Pennsylvania State University.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Abbas Badani, director of Penn State's Multimedia and Print Center (MPC), was among seven civic, labor and community leaders to be appointed to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs. The commission works with Gov. Wolf and ...
The Nassar victims' statements — which have been livestreamed, drawing thousands of viewers — have heightened criticism of the university in Michigan, where some have drawn comparisons between the Nassar case and the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Pennsylvania State University. Despite their ...
The out-of-state candidates to replace Pershing were Nicholas Jones, an executive vice president at Pennsylvania State University, and Thomas Katsouleas, executive ... (Courtesy the University of Utah) Nicholas P. Jones serves as executive vice president and provost at The Pennsylvania State University.
Prosecutors have become more aggressive in recent years in seeking charges for hazing-related injuries and deaths. Five former fraternity members at Pennsylvania State University face involuntary-manslaughter charges in the death last February of Timothy Piazza, part of a total of 17 former Beta Theta Pi ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Penn State, with a consortium of colleagues across the country and around the world, have used whole genome analyses and chemogenetics to identify new drug targets and resistance genes in 262 ...
HERSHEY, Pa. -- The Department of Pediatrics at Penn State College of Medicine is looking for volunteers for a research study on how parents cope with stress following their infant's discharge from the neonatal intensive-care unit (NICU). The research team is looking for healthy adult volunteers over the ...
It has two chapters in the state -- one is inactive at Carnegie Mellon University, the other is at Pennsylvania State University. Neither chapter was involved in the hazing that killed Deng. “I think these are actually extraordinary times in terms of frustrations on [the] part of fraternities and schools how to stop ...
The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl is at the University of Phoenix Stadium and, as Nittany Lions fans will tell you, Pennsylvania State University always attracts a crowd. The slew of bars at Westgate were filling up around 10 a.m. Saturday as fans of the University of Washington Huskies and Penn State Nittany ...


 

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