April 5, 2001
Perez dam reconstruction to use
an innovative reinforcement system
It's been more than a year since Lake Perez, the 72-acre
recreational centerpiece of Stone Valley Recreation Area, was transformed
from a watery, warm-weather playground into a parched moonscape.
support for Spanier
In late February, President Graham B. Spanier was absent
from a University Faculty Senate meeting, obliged to appear before the
Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee to testify on behalf of Penn
State's budget requests and face questions over recent controversial student-sponsored
events on campus.
to be held April 12
you're interested in the latest in electronic learning, programs aimed
at enhancing the climate for diversity or student efforts to improve classroom
learning, make plans to visit the University's Quality Expo on Thursday,
video makes class, lectures
a round-the-clock resource for students
to a high-tech approach, some faculty members have made one physics class
much more than the same-old science. In fact, with the use of streaming
video technology, the class known as "Physics 211, General Physics: Mechanics"
has become a round-the-clock resource for students.
Career Services Center
one step closer to reality
University celebrated a ceremonial ground-breaking April 3 for the new
MBNA Career Services Center on the University Park campus. The new facility
will bring all the programs and functions of Career Services under one
roof, and will make the process of matching students and alumni with prospective
employers easier and more efficient.
being sought for new
Social Science Research Institute
University is seeking a distinguished senior scholar to be the inaugural
director of the Social Science Research Institute, which will officially
open at the University on July 1.