Posts tagged ‘World Campus’

Inside our May/June Issue

MJ19_Cover_BlogJust in time for pool and beach season, it’s our collection of must-read books, chosen by faculty from across Penn State. Whether you’re looking for a mystery to solve, some history to brush up on, or just an easy page-turner, we’ve got you covered. The list begins on p. 34. 

You’ll also get a glimpse of the innovative film project conceived by professor Andrew Belser, who pairs off young adults with aging seniors to challenge generational boundaries. The story of FaceAge begins on p. 44. And finally, Penn State DuBois geoscientist Neyda Abreu talks about efforts to mine cosmic metals, and the implications for life on Earth. Her interview begins on p. 28.

Plus: Meet the World Campus student and gaming wiz who plays for the New York Knicks in the NBA2K League, part of the fast-growing world of esports; learn about Good Day Cafe, a new State College establishment that creates much-needed job opportunities for local local residents with Down syndrome, autism, or mental illness; and enjoy an essay from a new alum who found himself asking to “un” graduate. It’s all in our May/June issue, arriving in mailboxes this week.


—B.J. Reyes, associate editor



May 1, 2019 at 9:56 am Leave a comment

The Penn Stater Daily — Sept. 10, 2013

From news to features, your daily dose of everything Penn State.

Movin’ on up: In the world of college rankings, it doesn’t get any bigger than US News & World Report. So when your university is praised in the first paragraph of a story in USA Today about the rankings, that’s a good thing—and that’s where Penn State is this morning. The rankings, released at midnight Tuesday, put Penn State as the No. 37 university in the country. Its nine-place jump since last year was among the biggest, helped along by a change in the methodology. There’s less emphasis on who’s admitted, more emphasis on who graduates.

Even friendlier skies: That said, as a State College resident, this is the best news I’ve heard in a while: (more…)

September 10, 2013 at 9:37 am Leave a comment

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