May 1, 1997......Volume 26, Issue 30

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Penn Stater named to 1998 shuttle mission
James Pawelczyk, assistant professor of applied physiology and kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Development, has been named by NASA as one of two payload specialists who will fly aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.

University scientist discovers new planet
Scientists from several different institutions -- including Penn State -- have discovered a giant, Jupiter-like planet orbiting a star in the constellation Northern Crown.

Robeson Cultural Center celebrates 25 years
For 25 years, the Paul Robeson Cultural Center has made an indelible mark on the University Park campus. What began as a USO building on an Army base in Lebanon, Pa., was transferred piece-by-piece in 1948 to its present site on Shortlidge Road.

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