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The Medical Minute: On the watch for pediatric cancers

In the midst of first steps, playdates and training wheels, no parent wants to hear the word “cancer.” Fortunately, few will, but...

Students, employees strongly encouraged to share their vaccination status

Penn State is continuing to encourage students and employees to share their coronavirus vaccination status to help inform the University's decision-making and...

Penn State announces immediate COVID-19 masking at all campuses

Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 conditions around the country and in Pennsylvania, effective immediately (Aug. 4), Penn State will require all...

Task Force on Policing and Communities of Color releases 2021 report

The recently reconvened town-gown Task Force on Policing and Communities of Color, comprised of Penn State and local community leaders, released its 2021 report today...

Scientists resurrect ‘forgotten’ genus of algae living in marine animals

In the late 1800s, scientists were stumped by the “yellow cells” they were observing within the tissues of certain temperate marine animals,...

The Medical Minute: Making healthy choices may reduce Alzheimer’s risk

No effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease exists, even though more than 5 million Americans have it. But what if...

Pollinator and Bird Garden opens in The Arboretum at Penn State

People strolling through The Arboretum at Penn State are likely to see more winged creatures visiting the many flowering plants with the opening of...

LaunchBox and Innovation Hub Network celebrates 5 years of economic development

Just five years after opening the first LaunchBox, Invent Penn State’s LaunchBox and Innovation Hub Network has grown to 21 locations across...

COVID-19 vaccination required for employees on University-funded travel

Recognizing that travel presents additional risks for being exposed to and spreading COVID-19, Penn State has updated its travel guidance to address vaccination requirements...

Current masking and physical distancing guidance remain in effect

Penn State is currently evaluating the new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health regarding...

Penn State police officers equipped with body-worn cameras

Beginning May 17, Penn State police officers are equipped with body-worn cameras, fulfilling a University commitment announced in June 2020.

Discovery of flowering gene in cacao may lead to accelerated breeding strategies

For the first time, Penn State researchers have identified a gene that controls flowering in cacao, a discovery that may help accelerate breeding efforts...

Anouncement

Urbana Park District hiring head coach and assistant coach for Tiger Sharks swim team!

Urbana Park District is hiring one head coach and an assistant coach for the year-round Tiger Shark swim team. The...

[Champaign] Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk or Treat on October 27!

We're excited to join with Champaign Park District and Marketplace Mall for this new event. The Halloween Masquerade Car Parade and Trunk...

It’s the Great C-U Pumpkin Hunt, 2021!

ALL OCTOBER You can hunt for pumpkins all over Champaign and Urbana this October during the Great Pumpkin Hunt.

[Champaign] Police Search For Killer Of Champaign Teenager

CHAMPAIGN – Police in Champaign are still searching for the person who shot and killed a Centennial High School student.