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9/4: Penn State updates COVID-19 dashboard with week’s test results

Penn State released its coronavirus testing results for the week of Aug. 28 to Sept. 3 on its COVID-19 dashboard today (Sept. 4). Among...

Introducing the Year of Civic Engagement

For all the stressful events 2020 may be identified with as a year, the University hopes it—and 2021—will also be remembered by...

Things to Do at Penn State: Sept. 3-10

What's happening at Penn State? Here's a look at some of the cultural events — both in-person and virtual — taking place...

A ‘bang’ in LIGO detectors signals most massive gravitational-wave source yet

Gravitational waves from what may be the most massive black hole merger yet observed have been detected by the National Science...

Eye of a fly: Researchers reveal secrets of fly vision for rapid flight control

By examining how fruit flies use eye movements to enhance flight control with a staggeringly fast reaction speed — about 30 times...

Pain ‘catastrophizing’ may lead to little exercise, more time sedentary

Chronic pain affects the majority of older adults in the U.S., and getting enough exercise plays a key role in pain management....

Aspirin after calving can provide relief to dairy cows, increase milk production

Dairy cows that received a short course of anti-inflammatory medication after calving had lower metabolic stress and produced more milk than untreated...

Measles outbreaks in Niger linked to rainfall and temperature, study finds

Rainfall and temperature drive agricultural activity, which, in turn, influences patterns of measles outbreaks in the West African nation of Niger, according...

Cover crop mixtures must be ‘farm-tuned’ to provide maximum ecosystem services

Penn State researchers, in a recent study, were surprised to learn that they could take the exact same number of seeds from...

President’s New Student Convocation to welcome Class of 2024 and their families

As part of this year’s Welcome Week, President Barron will welcome first-year students to Penn State during the President’s New Student...

Penn State launches new public health campaign

Penn State has launched an integrated effort to remind faculty, staff and students at all campuses and in adjacent communities of the...

University prepares for mask, PPE distribution

With the start of the fall semester a few weeks away, Penn State officials have been working diligently to procure masks and...

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...