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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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0 Penn State Ranked In Top 70 In Worldwide Survey

Penn State again earned a top-100 spot in the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings, but dropped from No. 39 overall last year to somewhere in the No. 61-70 grouping — the exact ranking in that tier is not specified. Sandwiched between the National Taiwan University and the Technical University of Munich, the selection is another indicator of Penn State’s steady academic standing.

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0 President Barron Introduces Inaugural Six Summer Founders Program Teams

The Summers Founders Program provides six teams of entrepreneurs, all with at least one Penn State student, a $10,000 grant to pursue original startups for a 10-week period over the summer. It’s a groundbreaking new initiative spearheaded by President Eric Barron, senior Eli Kariv, Penn State alum and successful entrepreneur Matt Brezina, and the director of development and alumni relations at the Schreyer Honors College Sean Miller, in an effort to create an innovative and entrepreneurial culture on campus.

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Opinion
1 How Penn Staters Can Encounter Their Heritage

We possess an incredibly rich history, thick with the vision and strength of countless men and women who’ve helped build Penn State into what it has become. But aside from Joe and Sue Paterno (and maybe George Atherton) I doubt most could name the most significant figures in our creation or development. Let alone the personalities of our best cultural values or local folklore.

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0 Greek God And Goddess Crowned At Pageant

Greek organizations cheered on their members last night in the 2015 Greek God and Goddess of Penn State Pageant. Individuals from Alpha Xi Delta, Theta Chi, Alpha Phi, Lambda Sigma Upsilon, Tau Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Delta Pi, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Pi Beta Phi, and Delta Chi competed for the crown and a $500 prize in Freeman Auditorium.

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Features
1 Penn State Neuroscience Student Explains Hodor’s Condition

Hodor. Anyone who watches “Game of Thrones” recognizes that as the name of a popular character on the show, a large oaf of a man that carries a child across Westeros. Fans also recognize that as the sole word Hodor can say on the show. A Penn State neuroscience student explained the neurological condition that afflicts Hodor in an article for The Conversation.

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