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University encourages COVID-19 testing for students in three residence halls

 Several students who live in Beaver, Geary and Packer Halls have recently tested positive for COVID-19, so — out of an abundance...

University updates guidance on visitors to campuses during pandemic

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State has updated its guidance for employees concerning when to invite visitors to campuses during the ongoing...

University encourages students in Earle, Martin Halls to get tested for COVID-19

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Several students who live in Earle Hall and Martin Hall have recently tested positive for COVID-19, so —...

New antibiotic clears multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in mice in single dose

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A new antibiotic compound clears infection of multi-drug resistant gonorrhea in mice in a single oral dose, according...

The Medical Minute: You + your doctor = patient safety

HERSHEY, Pa. — After a year of COVID-19 headlines that make going to the grocery store, let alone a hospital, seem like...

Penn State Class of 2021 to be celebrated with in-person commencement ceremonies

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State will host in-person commencement ceremonies in May to mark the class of 2021’s completion of their...

Eight will receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eight Penn State alumni selected by the Penn State Board of Trustees will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award,...

University shares message of support, inclusion for individuals of Asian descent

As a University that is home to many international students, faculty and scholars, and welcomes cultures from around the globe, we echo...

Penn State investigator answers key questions about Zoom-bombings

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State University Police and Public Safety (UPPS) continues to investigate a number of Zoom-bombings that have occurred...

Study finds short window for donating convalescent plasma to COVID-19 patients

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The optimal timeframe for donating convalescent plasma for use in COVID-19 immunotherapy, which was given emergency-use authorization by...

Penn State tied for first nationally in NSF rankings reflecting research breadth

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s research enterprise ranks first nationally, tied with Johns Hopkins University, in the breadth and depth of...

Penn State President Barron shares progress, key priorities for next 16 months

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — At a meeting of the Board of Trustees on Feb. 19, Penn State President Eric J. Barron shared...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...