When a group of nine adventurous Penn State meteorology students and severe weather enthusiasts embarked on a multi-state storm chasing tour in early 2013, they weren't exactly sure where it would take them. Eight months later, and Penn State has an officially recognized student organization, officially called the Penn State Storm Chase Team.
It's hard to argue that anyone on Penn State's football team was more heavily criticized last season than kicker Sam Ficken. Ficken assumed the job after starting kicker/punter Anthony Fera transferred to Texas to be with his ailing mother.
A few randomly selected Penn State students, faculty and staff will receive an email request to complete an online pilot culture survey about ethics and values so that Penn State can create an "aspirational document representing the type of university we want to be."