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Dance company to perform 'Song of the Jasmine' Dance company to perform 'Song of the Jasmine'
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Ragamala Dance Company, celebrating 23 years of a contemporary approach to the classical Bharatanatyam dance method of southern India, will present “Song of the Jasmine” to an Eisenhower Auditorium audience at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22. “Song of the [Read More]
Heavy smokers gain the most weight after quitting Heavy smokers gain the most weight after quitting
2 days ago - Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY — For smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked per day and current body mass index are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain, but how much weight gain depends [Read More]
Penn State opens its first classroom on a military base Penn State opens its first classroom on a military base
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Penn State’s new classroom at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego will help further its commitment to military students and expand their access to higher education, said university leaders during an Aug. 18 ceremony to dedicate the facility. The university [Read More]
CDC recommends later start to the school day for teens CDC recommends later start to the school day for teens
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY — It’s the time of year when parents are celebrating the return to routine as their children return to school — unless you have a teenager. For parents of teens, getting their children to go to bed on time and get up on time can be a struggle. A lack of sleep can cause [Read More]
Students to help design new curriculum at regional campus Students to help design new curriculum at regional campus
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
HERSHEY — The medical school model that has existed for decades involves two years of study in the basic sciences followed by two years of clinical study. An initiative under way at Penn State College of Medicine will involve students in developing a new curriculum that integrates the two [Read More]
Catalyst Quartet to perform at Esber Recital Hall Catalyst Quartet to perform at Esber Recital Hall
1 week ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Catalyst Quartet, featuring top performers from the renowned Sphinx Competition, will open the Center for the Performing Arts 2015-16 season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in Esber Recital Hall, Music Building I. The program will feature music from the quartet’s [Read More]
Celebrating the Sunset Ice Cream tradition Celebrating the Sunset Ice Cream tradition
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
CENTRE HALL — For more than 30 years, Sunset Ice Cream Parlor has been a Grange Fair staple.The Williamsport-based business, which first opened its doors in 1977, has been serving fairgoers since the 1980s. At this year’s Grange Fair, there will be a “Sunset Ice Cream Day” [Read More]
Libraries exhibit celebrates Creamery's 150th anniversary Libraries exhibit celebrates Creamery's 150th anniversary
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — As the Berkey Creamery continues its sesquicentennial celebration, a new exhibit on displaythrough Tuesday, Dec. 15, in the University Libraries’ Franklin Atrium offers a close view of Penn State artifacts used by employees during the creamery’s 150-year [Read More]
WPSU garners seven Emmy nominations WPSU garners seven Emmy nominations
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — WPSU Penn State has earned seven Mid-Atlantic Emmy nominations from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The regional awards recognize local productions for excellence in television programming and individual achievement. WPSU Penn State nominees include [Read More]
Gauging shale gas production topic of upcoming webinar Gauging shale gas production topic of upcoming webinar
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
UNIVERSITY PARK — Comparing the natural gas volumes in the various shale formations will be the topic of a free, Web-based seminar hosted by Penn State Extension's Marcellus Education Team. The one-hour webinar, featuring Will Brackett, managing editor of the Powell Shale Digest, will be [Read More]
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