An anonymous donor has pledged to donate up to $1 million to create the first endowed department head position in the history of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Author Ben Berkman
Penn State’s primetime clash at Ohio State on Oct. 17 will air nationally on ABC. The 8:00 p.m. matchup, against the current 4-1 Nittany Lions and 5-0, No. 1 Buckeyes, was slated for either ESPN, ESPN2, or ABC when it was first announced earlier this year.
James Franklin was grilled following Saturday’s ugly victory over Army, forced to answer for his team’s slow offense, John Donovan’s criticized play calling, and an overall lackluster performance against the 1-4 Black Knights.
When Penn State welcomes Army this Saturday for Military Appreciation Day, a former prominent board member and donor of The Second Mile who admitted to witnessing Jerry Sandusky shower with children will be honored in a special ceremony prior to kickoff.
Three Penn State women’s soccer alums, including the first two Penn State World Cup champions, will be honored this Saturday at halftime of the football team’s home match against Army.
The Big Ten recognized Zettel’s performance Monday morning, naming him the conferences’ Co-Defensive Player of the Week with Michigan State’s Shilique Calhoun.
It started as a gift in 1987. Over 25 years later, Nittany Notes is still alive, and it’s now the town’s most prodigious note providing service, employing 200 students and offering notes and practice exams for some 325 courses.
Saquon Barkley is the Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week for the second Monday in a row after a dominant 195 yard, two touchdown performance Saturday against Rutgers.
8 p.m. football games at Beaver Stadium produce some of the most hyped crowds in all of college football. They also allow ample time to get stupidly drunk.
James Franklin wouldn’t hand out the game ball for Saturday’s game to Saquon Barkley or Akeel Lynch. He wouldn’t give it to a defensive player that helped allow only three points either. Instead, he’d give it to junior punter Chris Gulla.
Penn State defensive coordinator Bob Shoop pledged Friday afternoon to donate $107 to the university’s chapter of Uplifting Athlete for each sack his defense tallies over the season.
Undergraduate research, especially in the life sciences and engineering, is a pillar of applied education, an opportunity to translate theoretical models from the class into real life applications in the lab. It’s also very difficult to get involved with.
A team of seven, including two Penn State alums and several current students, has created an app that drives sports conversation in a new way.
Following a weekend that featured shutout wins over No. 2 Stanford and Santa Clara, a trio of Penn State women soccer players earned Big Ten weekly honors. Frannie Crouse was named the Offensive Player of the Week, Britt Eckerstrom garnered Co-Defensive Player honors, and Kaleigh Riehl was named the Freshman of the Week in the conference.
“There is no doubt about it, we have to find a way to solve issues, solve problems,” Franklin confirmed Wednesday.
Penn State’s $40 student ticket deal is back for this Saturday’s home tilt against Buffalo. Students with a valid ID can purchase up to two tickets per ID at $40 each.
Penn State women’s volleyball continue its incredible dominance Friday evening, dismantling No. 21 Colorado in straight sets. It’s Penn State’s fourth win of the year in as many games, and the Lions have yet to lose a single set.
Two dual meets at the Bryce Jordan Center highlight Penn State wrestling’s regular season schedule, announced today by the program. The Lions will welcome Wisconsin to the near 16,000-seat arena on Dec. 13, and then Ohio State on Feb. 5.
“My recruiting class is a very special class on and off the field, we’re a very tight knit group,” said Gesicki. “We hang out a lot, but the biggest thing is that we support each other.”
Hackenberg again will begin his season at a neutral site, but he should feel comfortable handling the first game jitters.
The Paterno Legacy beers are selling quickly, to the tune of nearly one million cans in a week, according to ESPN.
It’s still a few weeks away, but now you can find out what color you’ll wear on Sept. 19.
No. 7 Penn State field hockey fell to N0. 16 Old Dominion 2-1 Friday night at Powhatan Complex in Hampton Roads, Va. despite an early first goal and a sizable shooting advantage.
Distinguished computer scientist, entrepreneur, climate crusader, and Penn Stater John Mashey delivered a special seminar through the Earth Systems Science Center Thursday, articulately and engagingly connecting invisible dots between think tanks, climate change deniers, tobacco companies, the media, and even universities.
Penn State boasts two of the best soccer teams in the country, and some of its best players to boot. One men’s team player, along with five members of the women’s team, are ranked within the top 100 players in the nation by TopDrawerSoccer.com, a site that meticulously ranks and follows collegiate soccer.