The Penn Stater Daily — Feb. 7, 2014

February 7, 2014 at 12:52 pm 1 comment

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Coach Herb Hand. No, you can’t have his daughter’s phone number.

Protective measures: New Penn State assistant coach Herb Hand continues to be a hit on Twitter. Earlier this week he kicked off a heated social media debate about the best local pizza. This time? Well, let’s just say Coach Hand sounds like a very proud—and protective—dad. Any father of a daughter will appreciate this one.

Taking care of business: The Smeal College of Business in recent years has made a point of emphasizing business ethics as part of its educational mission. Forbes.com today looks at the college’s commitment, including the recent appointment of Jennifer Eury ’05, ’07g to the newly created role of Honor and Integrity Director.

Is that odd? With THON 2014 just two weeks, organizers have released the final list of all 711 dancers set to crowd onto the floor at the BJC. And if that number seems a bit curious, here’s why: According to Onward State, it’s not only a record number of dancers, but it’s the first time in THON history that there will be an odd number of participants.

Water, everywhere: We told you last week about the Penn State Public Media-produced documentary Water Blues, Green Solutions, which looks at issues facing America’s water supply, and efforts to protect it. Among those efforts is a stormwater management project undertaken by Penn State students and staff in downtown Philadelphia. Click here for video of that project, and here for more on the documentary, which is airing now on PBS stations across the country.

Ryan Jones, senior editor

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