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Application for second round of CARES Act student emergency grants now open

Penn State students who incurred qualifying expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic can now...

Penn State plans to resume on-campus work and learning in fall semester

 Following a three-month comprehensive planning process, Penn State officials have determined that the University can meet or exceed the Pennsylvania Department...

Virtual Town Hall events to address questions around return to campus, work

Penn State President Eric Barron will host a pair of virtual Town Hall events to answer questions from the campus community...

Researchers aim to help cities prioritize interventions for public transit

The New York City Subway — which, under normal circumstances, serves 5.5 million riders daily — resumed service June 8, amid...

Penn State campuses, colleges host events to discuss protests, unrest

As nationwide protests continue in the wake of the death of George Floyd, members of the Penn State community continue to hold and plan  events...

Design faculty and Art for Philadelphia raise money against police brutality

The Weitzman School’s David Hartt and Sharon Hayes are among artists contributing limited-edition prints to support the Philadelphia Community Bail Fund.

Local news volume does not increase pro-social behaviors during COVID-19

During this pandemic, there are countless voices urging Americans to engage in the kind of civic behaviors that keep us all safe,...

Human presence weakens social relationships of wild giraffes

Living in close proximity to human settlements disturbs giraffe social networks, with animals having weaker bonds and fewer interactions with other...

Penn State examining bringing back select student groups based on state guidance

University considering the return of small cohorts as Pennsylvania issues guidelines for colleges and universities, though a final decision about a...

Chemical engineering major earns Astronaut Scholarship

Penn State rising senior Ava Self is a 2020 recipient of the competitive Astronaut Scholarship, which rewards students for their work...

The Medical Minute: What to expect when seeking medical care now

As outpatient centers, clinics and practices gradually resume seeing patients, they look a bit different in response to COVID-19. In addition to...

Killing coronavirus with handheld ultraviolet light device may be feasible

A personal, handheld device emitting high-intensity ultraviolet light to disinfect areas by killing the novel coronavirus is now feasible, according to...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...