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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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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 ...
Even so, both anxiety and depression remain major concerns in the college mental health realm today, said Dr. Ben Locke, executive director for the Center of Collegiate Mental Health at Pennsylvania State University. "What we're seeing is that among the reasons that students seek out counseling, anxiety ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Implanting a shunt or endoscopically reducing intracranial pressure and reducing fluid production are equally effective in treating infants with hydrocephalus caused by brain infections, according to an international team of researchers, but endoscopy may have fewer ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Those interested in home gardening, preserving their own food and protecting water quality in their region will have an opportunity to learn more about these topics by visiting the Penn State College of Agricultural sciences exhibit at the Pennsylvania farm Show, Jan. 6-13 in ...
A committee probing the Pennsylvania State University's response to drinking in fraternities has issued a blistering report following a student's death. A grand jury found on Friday that administrators displayed a "shocking apathy" to dangerous levels of drinking and hazing in university social clubs.
Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a shooting at the Pennsylvania State University Beaver campus in Monaca, Pennsylvania, PEOPLE confirms. The incident was being handled as an apparent murder-suicide, according to police. The victim of the shooting was identified as Lesli Kelly, a food ...
Cartwright was president of Bowling Green State University from 2008 to 2011. She previously was the vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of California, Davis and dean for undergraduate programs and vice provost at the Pennsylvania State University. She and her husband live in Kent, ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Limiting a much-needed resource could pit pathogens against one another and prevent the emergence of drug resistance. New research demonstrates that harnessing competition among pathogens inside a patient could extend the life of existing drugs where resistance is ...
A decades-old watering hole near Pennsylvania State University is set to close, according to its owners. Duke and Monica Gastiger, who run the All-American Rathskeller in State College, wrote on social media this week that the tavern, which has been in business since 1933, along with upstairs Spats Cafe ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Most attempts to stop smoking are unsuccessful in the long term, even with smoking cessation methods such as nicotine replacement therapy. Penn State researchers are looking at how reward processing and working memory may determine why smokers choose to smoke ...
schools like Pennsylvania State University, the University of Oregon, Butler University, the University of South Carolina, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Texas at Arlington and Brandeis University threw their metaphorical hats into the ring, linking him to their applications and boasting ...
... the university was founded, George Atherton, president beginning in 1882, expanded the curriculum to include engineering studies in an effort to increase enrollment and provide a broader educational experience. In 1953, the name was changed to what it is today, the Pennsylvania State University.
A bicyclist rides past Pennsylvania State University's shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity house Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Gene J. Puskar / AP. A prosecutor Thursday used a press release to sharply criticize a judge hearing the case against former Penn State fraternity members charged in a pledge's drinking ...
A study, which has not been peer-reviewed, by a Pennsylvania State University professor and an independent researcher estimated that the death toll could be 10 times higher than the government's official count. The Center for Investigative Journalism published its own estimate on Thursday, finding that ...
Inventing the World Grant University was written by Steven Fraiberg and Xiqiao Wang, both assistant professors in the Department of Writing, rhetoric and American cultures at Michigan State University, and Xiaoye You, an associate professor of English and Asian studies at Pennsylvania State University.
Theresa Kucinski is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of chemistry at Pennsylvania State University. She was born and raised in northern New Jersey, earning her A.S. in chemistry at Sussex County Community College in 2014 and B.A. in chemistry from Drew University in 2016. She currently studies ...
A decades-old watering hole near Pennsylvania State University is set to close, according to its owners. Duke and Monica Gastiger, who run the All-American Rathskeller in State College, wrote on social media this week that the tavern, which has been in business since 1933, along with upstairs Spats Cafe ...
A Pennsylvania State University sociology professor recently argued that eating meat perpetuates "hegemonic masculinity" and "gender hegemony." In the most recent issue of the Journal of feminist geography, professor Anne DeLessio-Parson argues that "hegemonic masculinity implies an imperative to ...
Three years after retiring as president of Pennsylvania State University, Rodney Erickson is netting $477,590 a year -- from a state pension. Gary Schultz, the former Penn State vice president who pleaded guilty in the Jerry Sandusky scandal, takes home $330,699 in pension benefits. Former state ...
5, 2012. Post-retirement, he is netting $477,590 a year from his state pension. (MICHAEL KUBEL / THE MORNING CALL). Maddie HannaTribune Content Agency. Philly.com (TNS). Three years after retiring as president of Pennsylvania State University, Rodney Erickson is netting $477,590 a year -- from a state pension.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Cigars may have a reputation for being safer than cigarettes, but they may be just as harmful and addictive, according to Penn State researchers, who add that small cigars have just as much if not more nicotine than cigarettes. The researchers analyzed the nicotine in smoke from ...
Penn State University police is currently implementing an exciting centralization process across the commonwealth. The Sergeant will act as a ...
Millersville University is one of the 14 schools included in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher education. Pennsylvania's state-owned ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight ...
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- An antiviral drug that inhibits a virus' replication machinery selectively targets the most aggressive viruses, ...


 

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