All eyes will be on Beaver Stadium this weekend as the Nittany Lions attempt to defeat Northwestern and give JoePa his 400th career win. If you’ve paid attention to your newsfeed lately, you’ve seen a few events popping up in an attempt to make this weekend more special. Here are some of the ones we found that you may or may not be attending.
Tonight, United Students Against Sweatshops is hosting Gina Cano and Maritza Vargas, two South American apparel workers, who will share their unique stories about their fight for fair labor practices.
If you’re still mourning the decision to close Simmons Dining Commons, maybe it’s time to let go. On Sunday, Schreyer Honors College Dean Christian Brady, tweeted “True…good times. The dining will be replaced by our new “Global” special living option. Very excited about that.”
The office of President Spanier is calling for the nominations of Penn State faculty for Faculty Scholar Medals.
The Faculty Scholar Medal is awarded in five categories: arts and humanities, engineering, life and health sciences, physical sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. Nominations are not for teaching but for research and work done in the field.
This Sunday is the 10th Annual THON 5K. It will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center, the home of THON.
Sign up, cause Gumby says you should!
Registration costs $15 for a “fun run,” aka the no pressure, walk/ run. But if you’re interested in the competitive race, registration is $18, where you’ll be given a “professional timing chip.”
PSU has a lot of policies, but one would think “breasts” and “lactation” are cited in few.
You know how trippy it is when you GoogleEarth your house and you can see your car in the driveway? Or how your GPS knows exactly where and when to turn? Well, you have geospatial technology to thank for these wonders. Penn State Public Broadcasting’s recently debuted Geospatial Revolution Project gives you the opportunity to learn more about this field of science than you probably already do.
This past Friday, September 17, Penn State’s Board of Trustees convened at the Nittany Lion Inn for its first meeting of the 2010-2011 school year.
The people behind Fall Career Days organized a surprise performance in the HUB on Tuesday to attract attention to the upcoming career fair.
“THON is a philanthropic event, not a competition, and all money raised is for the aid of the children and their families.” This is a line from the recently released THON 2011 Rulebook, which, with its new rules, clearly makes sure you know that THON is not about the points or winning. Everything should be [...]
What’s an Eco-Rep you ask? Penn State has established a new program to further the university’s green initiative. Twenty-eight freshman living in East Halls will be deemed “Eco-Reps.” Theses selected students will attend training and learning sessions throughout the semester on how to live Eco-friendlier lifestyles. For example, to kick off this Fall, the program will focus on electrical energy consumption in residence halls. With their new knowledge base, the Eco-Reps will be expected to pass their incite onto their peers through events, activities, and discussions.
More on the program after the jump.