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Achievement gaps may explain racial overrepresentation in special education 4

U.S. school districts may be flagged as over-identifying students of color as having disabilities when other factors, such as achievement gaps,...

Penn State Extension adapts, remains a resource during coronavirus pandemic

The novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, known as COVID-19, has disrupted the operations of businesses, governments and other organizations across...

Campus Recreation facilities closed at University Park

Campus Recreation facilities, programs and services at University Park campus will be closed starting at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 13, through...

All Penn State classes to take place remotely beginning March 16

Penn State President Eric J. Barron has shared the following message with the University community, announcing a move to remote instruction...

UHS taking enhanced precautions to protect patient, staff health and safety

Beginning March 16, Penn State University Health Services (UHS) at University Park will limit services to patients with a scheduled appointment only.

Machine sucks up tiny tissue spheroids and prints them precisely

A new method of bioprinting uses aspiration of tiny biologics such as spheroids, cells and tissue strands, to precisely place them...

High energy Li-Ion battery is safer for electric vehicles

A lithium-ion battery that is safe, has high power and can last for 1 million miles has been developed by a...

Identifying the sources of salt pollution

Salt levels are rising in freshwater lakes and streams throughout Pennsylvania, leading to higher treatment costs and corroding public infrastructure, according...

World Campus instructional designer recognized as the nation’s best

A Penn State World Campus instructional designer known as a national leader in her field has received an outstanding service award...

Computers scour satellite imagery to unveil Madagascar’s mysteries

Scientists may be a step closer to solving some of anthropology’s biggest mysteries thanks to a machine learning algorithm that can scour...

Penn State tops NSF rankings for breadth of research expertise

The breadth of Penn State’s research expertise surpasses that of any university in the country, according to the latest National Science...

Penn State website provides ongoing updates on global coronavirus outbreak

Penn State health and safety officials are closely monitoring a global outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus...

Anouncement

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...

[Illinois] 2020 Roger Ebert’s Film Festival canceled

The 22nd Annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, co-founded and hosted by Chaz Ebert, announced today that the 2020 event has been...