January 17, 2002
State Hazleton first opened its
doors during the Great Depression
the depths of the Great Depression, the Pennsylvania State College was
seeking a way to continue its tradition of bringing education to the people.
Since this was a time when many people could not afford to come to college,
the college came to the people.
Muslims act as
ambassadors for their Islamic faith
For the Muslim community at the University, life is about
getting or providing an education, following the tenets of Islam and,
in many cases, raising a family.
million gift raises Eberly
family's total to $39 million
million gift from the Eberly Foundation of Uniontown will make possible
a new community center for cultural, social, athletic and other events
on the Penn State Fayette campus.
Libraries establish archives
for Sports Science, Sports Medicine
University Archives is creating a Sports Science and Sports Medicine Archives
at University Park that will reflect the prominent place that health care
has always had in athlete training at Penn State.
faculty members receive
the Fulbright Scholar Program announces its scholars on ongoing basis,
Penn State continues to send faculty members abroad to lecture or conduct
research and welcomes visiting scholars who plan to conduct research at
artist's music preserved
for posterity, thanks to intervention
not often that a recording artist launches a solo career at the age of
73. But, thanks to the efforts of a Penn State Altoona speech communication
professor, Isaac "Dickie" Freeman, called by some one of the most important
and influential bass singers in 20th-century, African-American vocal music,
has done just that.
data grid counts
University among partners
of U.S. institutions, including Penn State, has been awarded a $13.65-million
grant to create the world's first truly global high-speed data grid for
major scientific experiments in physics, astronomy, biology and engineering.
reports continued growth
in research programs, continued benefits
University's research expenditures increased once again in fiscal 2001
for major programs in nanotechnology, materials engineering, defense,
transportation, children, youth, families and other research areas which
promise to make life better.
and Health Outreach
Initiative launched on pilot basis
The Arts and Health Outreach Initiative, a three-year interdisciplinary
partnership-based pilot devoted to demonstrating and documenting the interrelationships
between the arts and health through exemplary outreach scholarship, has
been established at the University.
police glimpse the future
Students from the School of Information Sciences and Technology
have given the State College Borough Police a glimpse of high-tech innovations
that could make the job of law enforcement easier in the future.
headlines focus on visible acts of intolerance such as the receipt of
hate mail, ethnic graffiti scrawled on a door or physical violence. But
for many, a hostile climate may begin with a rude comment from a fellow
student, or a deliberate lack of cooperation from a co-worker.