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Day: May 16, 2012

Sports Roundup: Beginning of Summer Edition

Spring semester has given way to the first summer session at Penn State; however, a few spring sports teams are still making noise and recent news has emerged regarding a few fall sports teams. Find out all of the news after the jump.

Penn State EcoCAR 2 Team to Compete in LA

The Penn State Advanced Vehicle Team is taking their talents to Los Angeles Friday for the EcoCAR 2 Year One Final Competition.

Asbestos Complicates Campus Construction

Since the university has been around before the abolition of slavery, bringing our campus infrastructure into modernity sometimes comes with impediments. In the case of the Willard building renovation project that is slated to begin this summer; asbestos is causing the university to take extra steps to ensure the safety of workers, faculty and students. Learn more about the asbestos infestation at Penn State and how OPP plans to rid almost 60 campus facilities of the cancerous material after the jump.

Tom Vilsack to Speak on Campus Today

United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will deliver his presentation, "How Agriculture Education and Research Help Create Job Opportunities: The 150th Anniversary of the USDA and the Land Grant University System -- Looking Back and Looking Forward," today at 11 am in Berg Auditorium of the Life Sciences Building.

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