January 15, 1998......Volume 27, Issue 16

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Eberly Foundation gives $5 million for research
The Eberly Family Foundation of Uniontown has donated $5 million to The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center to promote medical research and support a new method of surgical training.

Vice provost announces plans to return to faculty
James B. Stewart, vice provost for educational equity and professor of labor and industrial relations, today announced his intention to step down from the vice provost position at the beginning of the 1998-99 academic year and return to the faculty.

University seeking action against Texas sports agent
Using strong words, University President Graham B. Spanier last week declared a Texas sports agent "persona non grata" on all Penn State campuses and called for district attorneys from two counties to file criminal charges against him for buying gifts for running back Curtis Enis, bringing an end to his college football career.

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