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2014-07-10 23:10:42

Penn State for the first time this summer is hosting a Summer Academy for high school students from across Pennsylvania who are blind or visually impaired. The free program runs from July 13 to August 1. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Imagine venturing across a high-ropes course for the first time, balancing on cables two stories above the ground. Now imagine doing it if you were blind. A high-ropes course is just one of many challenges on tap this summer for students...

2014-07-02 23:04:10

The popular Penn State massive open online course "Creativity, Innovation and Change" will be available in Chinese when it is launched July 14. The course, which explores the science of creativity, is the first dual-language MOOC for Penn State. University Park, Pa. (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 A popular Penn State massive open online course that explores the science of creativity will be available in Chinese, making it the University’s first dual-language MOOC. The six-week MOOC...

2014-06-12 08:24:36

HARPER WOODS, Mich., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio State University's Head Coach Urban Meyer, confirmed yesterday that he will be joining some of the greatest names in the NFL and college coaching during the Sound Mind Sound Body (SMSB) Football Academy June 12-13 in Detroit. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117311 "It's more than just football," said Deon Johnson, coach and camp director. Partnering with adidas Football and DBA Worldwide, SMSB successfully executed a...

2014-05-19 23:04:46

As the University City Science Center’s QED proof-of-concept program launches its seventh round, one of its newest academic partners, The Pennsylvania State University, has expanded its involvement from the Medical College at Hershey to include its main campus at University Park. Philadephia, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As the University City Science Center’s QED proof-of-concept program launches its seventh round, one of its newest academic partners, The Pennsylvania State University,...

2014-05-01 23:08:21

President of Smeal Club DC organizes May 12 event featuring impressive panel of Penn State alumni in leadership roles at some of the D.C. region’s hottest technology companies, including Alarm.com, comScore, Orchestro, Brazen Careerist, and CustomInk. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Andrew Moses of MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC, an execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor based in McLean, Va., and London, has organized a May 12 panel event for the Penn...

2014-04-23 23:06:04

Thanks to a strong relationship between The Penn State Center: Engaging Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, more than two dozen Penn State undergraduate and graduate students will contribute artwork to the visual art exhibition, “Digital Hand,” at 709 Penn Gallery in Pittsburgh from April 25 to May 25. University Park, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The shelves in Brooks Oliver’s workspace are filled with dozens of ceramic pieces – a semester’s worth of graduate-level...

2014-04-22 08:40:23

TheBestSchools.org's ranking of the best online colleges for 2014 stands out from the crowd CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TheBestSchools.org, a leading resource for higher education, has released its ranking of "The 30 best online colleges for 2014." James Barham, general editor of TheBestSchools.org, stated, "Other 'best online college lists' exist on the Web, but our carefully researched selection of prominent public and private universities offering online degrees...

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2014-04-17 08:40:45

Bill Steigerwald, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Ancient Earth might have had an extraterrestrial supply of vitamin B3 delivered by carbon-rich meteorites, according to a new analysis by NASA-funded researchers. The result supports a theory that the origin of life may have been assisted by a supply of key molecules created in space and brought to Earth by comet and meteor impacts. "It is always difficult to put a value on the connection between meteorites and the origin of life; for...

2014-03-27 23:31:25

Penn State’s “Transitions: College and Career Prep” program recognized for its contribution to the success of working adults entering higher education. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Increasing degree attainment among working adults is critical to our nation’s future. This is why InsideTrack, an organization that works with universities to improve student and institutional success partnered with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA),...

2014-02-05 16:28:24

Agriculture Department Would Receive Vital Funding Boost for Research, Protecting Pennsylvanians HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett's 2014-15 budget proposal makes important investments to the Department of Agriculture and the economy-driving agriculture industry. "An investment in agriculture is an investment in our future," said Corbett. "In providing jobs and $68 billion in economic impact to communities across Pennsylvania, agriculture remains...


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