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Video and Photos: Move-in Day 2015

1024 hits - 8.20.2015 Move-In Day 2015 came amid the various states of the weather today! Faculty, staff, and student Orientation Leaders were on hand to help first-year students unload and settle in to their rooms. Check ... View Photos

A Garden for All

912 hits - 8.7.2015 There’s a new place to kick back and enjoy nature on campus, and while you’re there you may run in to some of the kids who had a hand in creating it. The sensory garden, located between the Hawtho...

Molding Leaders for a Lifetime

588 hits - 8.6.2015 Penn State has long been committed to not only preparing students academically for their careers, but to molding confident and upstanding leaders for the workforce and community. One way the Universit...

Master the Art of Asking: 2015 Common Read Events Announced

573 hits - 8.11.2015 Get ready for Common Read 2015 featuring Amanda Palmer's "The Art of Asking."...

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PHOTOS: First-year Student Orientation

458 hits - 8.25.2015 The weekend was a busy one for first-year students as they learned their way around campus and took part in orientation activities. Between Lion Chats, academic meetings, Convocation, and discussion p... View Photos

Murphy’s "Creating Nonfiction" forthcoming in 2016

416 hits - 8.19.2015 Erin Murphy, professor of English, and Jen Hirt, assistant professor of English at Penn State Harrisburg, have co-edited a collection of essays and companion interviews to be published by the State Un...

Jabbeh Wesley's latest book set for fall 2016 release

404 hits - 8.3.2015 Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, associate professor of English, has signed a contract with the University of Nebraska Press in conjunction with the African Poetry Book Fund (APBF) for the publication of her f...

First International Tea Hour of the semester set for Sep. 9

346 hits - 8.14.2015 The first International Tea Hour of the fall 2015 semester will take place 4 p.m. on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center....

Black contracted to edit book series

337 hits - 8.19.2015 Brian Black, professor of history and environmental studies, recently contracted with West Virginia Press to serve as editor of a new book series on energy and society....

Ewabo to perform Calypso music Aug. 25

284 hits - 8.10.2015 Penn State Altoona will present a performance by the Ewabo Calypso Band on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at noon outside the Penn State Bookstore....