Penn State University Libraries invites creative Penn State students, faculty and staff to submit their best circus-themed creative writing to the short stories “A Night at the Circus”-themed writing contest, open for submissions Monday, March 1, through Friday, April 2
Penn State student organizations and units at campuses across the commonwealth will be holding events in honor of National Women’s History Month. Here’s a look at some of the events taking place at the University’s campuses during the month of March.
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize ten Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Stephanie, Natalie, Erica, Julie, Alexa, Andrea, Hulian, Caitlyn and Meghan — and to everyone who helps makes Penn State such an incredible community. We Are!
Twenty Penn State teams with students from seven different colleges and six campuses, including Penn State World Campus, will each be awarded $500 to compete in the Prototype Phase of the 2021 Nittany AI Challenge. Teams were selected based on their potential for positive impact on the world, all using AI for Good to develop solutions that address real-world challenges in education, environment, health and humanitarianism.
Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.
Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, this spring, began offering a minor in African American studies designed for students interested in African American culture and the educational, social, political and economic development of people of African descent in the United States.
The Capital Area Writing Project (CAWP), sponsored by Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Behavioral Sciences and Education, has updated its requirements to support teachers as writers and leaders by providing the opportunity to earn National Writing Project (NWP) Badges.