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Pennsylvania State University is a land grant institution founded in 1855. Penn State is one of the country’s most renowned public research universities and boasts an enrollment of about 100,000 students across its 24 campuses.

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Penn State fans living in State College should run -- not walk -- to the Barnes & Noble on Benner Pike if they want to grab a copy of Jay Paterno's new book before it potentially gets pulled. The memoir "Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father" isn't due out until September 1, but Barnes & Noble had a stack of the book for sale in its Local Interest section at closing time on Tuesday.
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In a recent ranking, Penn State Career Services was listed as the second best career services in the entire country.
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We asked 10 questions with Allie Goldstein, the new student representative on the Board of Trustees.

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Housing officials opened the time capsule dating back to 1956 and replaced it with one to show future generations a glimpse of the year 2014. Inside the one from 1956 were dozens of items, including sorority hats, magazines, student handbooks, campus guides, newspapers and directories, some of which will soon be on display in Redifer Commons.
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Penn State keeps on climbing: The Center For World Universities Rankings pegged it the 46th-best university in the world and 29th-best in the country in its most recent report. It's the third straight year Penn State has seen a boost.
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CAPS is getting a much-needed financial boost. Penn State committed $300,000 to hiring new staff for Counseling and Psychological Services after complaints of long wait times for counseling piled up, constituting a short-term solution for the service's troubles.
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The Board of Trustees met at Penn State Schuylkill today, where it approved a tuition increase, budget, and new officers.
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Trustee Al Lord proposed a resolution at the end of today’s Board of Trustees meeting at Penn State Schuylkill that the Board of Trustees should “finish” the investigation conducted by Louis Freeh. The board will vote on the resolution after executive discussion during its September meeting scheduled for Sept. 18-19.

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In President Eric Barron's his first official address to the board, he used a graph-heavy powerpoint to explain his outlook on fixing student accountability and debt in an informative, professor-like manner that took about 40 minutes.
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Penn State Altoona engineering student Vladislav Miftakhov accepted a plea deal for making and possessing a bomb in his apartment earlier this year. Miftakhov, who was born in Russia but moved to the United States when he was four, entered his guilty plea Thursday on one count of manufacturing explosive devices without a license. Sentencing guidelines say he faces up to 10 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release.

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