Monthly Archives: May, 2016
Penn State’s Wind Energy Club defended its title as National Collegiate Wind Competition champions after a dominant victory in New Orleans last week.
After leading Penn State to the Final Four, seniors Madison Cyr and Jenna Mosketti put a bow on their careers with a big honor Sunday.
The Rock Ethics Institute, a branch of the College of the Liberal Arts, appointed Ted Toadvine as its new director earlier this month. Toadvine, who will come to Penn State from the University of Oregon, will take over the new role in the beginning of 2017.
Missy Doherty’s Nittany Lions saw their improbable NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Tournament run come to a close Friday in a nail-biting 12-11 semifinal loss to North Carolina in Chester, Pa.
Penn State is hungry for hardware, and its journey to the NCAA National Championship continues on Friday at 5 p.m. in Chester, Pa., with a highly-anticipated Final Four tilt against North Carolina.
The The Curley/Schultz/Spanier case could go to trial this year after new pre-trial deadlines set by the Dauphin County courts.
“Kathy is an experienced administrator, engaged teacher and accomplished researcher, with a long history of service to the College of Education and the University,” Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost Nicholas Jones said in a press release. “I have every confidence she will provide outstanding leadership for the honors college as we move forward through this transition.”
John Urschel learned lessons he never could’ve imagined during his time spent training with the MIT football team.
An ESPN ’30 for 30′ short featured legendary alumnus Wally Triplett yesterday and told the story of his football career at Penn State as well as the story of the 2013 Class Gift, the We Are Statue. Triplett is now 90 years old and battling health issues, and his family is calling on the Penn State community to support him.
Get the Saquon Barkley Heisman hype train rolling, because the Westgate Las Vegas Superbook currently lists Penn State’s prized runner an 80/1 shot to win the award in December.
Penn State’s schedule continues to improve with a game against 2016 NIT quarterfinalist Georgia Tech added to a slate that already includes Duke and Pittsburgh.
An increase in accepted offers of admission and the inadequacies of LionPATH bring a larger-than-expected incoming freshman class to University Park. The university is getting creative with housing initiatives, including a “1+3” opportunity for students in which they spend their first year at a Commonwealth campus to receive financial aid and lowered tuition.
The petition, aimed at killing LionPATH until it is sufficiently ready to be rolled out, has more than 1,000 supporters.
Penn State tragically lost one of its own last night. Shannon Mathers, a Biobehavioral Health student, was pronounced dead yesterday evening after grabbing a high-voltage wire and falling from a third-story roof on South Barnard Street.
Penn State women’s gymnastics associate head coach Rachelle Thompson stepped down from her spot after allegations of abuse surfaced involving her and head coach Jeff Thompson.
To much dismay of dedicated tailgaters, the highly-anticipated reunion between Penn State’s in-state rival Pitt is slated to kick off at Heinz Field Saturday, September 10 at noon.
Penn State junior Monica Volk wins the gold and bronze medals at the USA Cycling Collegiate Nationals.
The Penn State Student Health Insurance Plan will see changes in premiums and international students will have to satisfy new waiver criteria in the upcoming year.
Solicitor General Bruce Castor told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that he has asked an investigator to report “what an investigation into the Second Mile might look like.”
Three former Penn State football players — James Boyd, Eric Ravotti, and Robert Samuels — are plaintiffs in a concussion suit against the NCAA claiming that their injuries were mishandled by the school.
Schreyer Honors College Dean Christian Brady will step down at the end of May, approaching his 10-year anniversary in the position.
Enjoy a meal fit for a THON dancer for only $10.
Although NCAA Tournament selection proved the Big Ten still doesn’t respect Penn State Softball, the team will return even stronger next season with a multitude of young performers under coach Amanda Lehotak.
Penn State competed with universities nationally and internationally to grab the 44th spot in Times Higher Education’s World Reputation Rankings for 2016.