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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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Lisa Jackson, former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and current Vice President of Environmental Initiatives at Apple Inc., will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Colloquium on the Environment on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. in Schwab Auditorium.
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A subcommittee has been meeting since April with the responsibility to design and plan the addition of a new, general instruction building to campus.
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Penn State has selected "The Boom" as its common book for incoming freshmen in 2015.
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Eric Frein, the man accussed of killing Penn State alumna Bryon Dickson, has been captured by Pennsylvania State Police.
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If you're like me, you have absolutely no game. I'm talking a complete inability to say anything clever, funny, or sexy to anyone, regardless of sobriety level. Realizing my shortcomings, the Onward State staff decided to help out and compile a list of Penn State-themed pickup lines. We'll provide a list here for your viewing pleasure, and hope you utilize them to the best of your abilities.
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University alum and award-winning sportswriter Michael Weinreb will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday in Foster Auditorium.
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Richards and Mulvey, who run the World in Conversation Center, will be in Doha from Nov. 4-6. The event focuses on innovating global education.
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We made some easy to follow Penn State pumpkin stencils. Happy carving!
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Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf came to campus today to meet students and address supporters at Penn State. The campaign bus pulled up on Curtin Avenue outside of the Berkey Creamery bright and early this morning to the sound of applause from a crowd of about a hundred.
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In January, Eberly Dean Daniel Larson will be leaving Happy Valley in order to pursue a job in an Ecuador University. He will become the head chancellor at Ecuador's first research university, Yachay University. The university hopes to become a leader in global research with basic and applied science.