February 7, 2002
prepared to go digital
the nation, television is developing into a technology for the 21st century.
That spells change for WPSX-TV (Channel 3), the University's public television
votes to add
seats for retired faculty
faculty members may soon find representation in the Penn State Faculty
Senate thanks to a constitutional change approved by senators in their
first meeting of the new year on Jan. 29.
State Mont Alto was one
of the first forestry schools in the nation
May 1903, the governor of Pennsylvania established the Pennsylvania State
Forest Academy in Mont Alto. It was one of three forestry schools in the
nation, after Yale and Biltmore, respectively.
named to receive
Distinguished Alumni awards
Board of Trustees has selected seven Penn State alumni to receive the
Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest award for an individual.
events to celebrate diversity
28th annual International Festival featuring multicultural foods, music
and entertainment will be held from Feb. 8 to 17 on the University Park
Valley's Lake Perez
begins slow refill process
Valley's Lake Perez, barren and dry since its drainage more than a year
ago as part of an extensive dam rehabilitation project, is now undergoing
the slow percolation process that should fully restore the 72-acre lake
by late spring.