September 26, 2002
campus responded to society's needs in
In 1907, the city of Uniontown in Fayette County was known
13 millionaires in the county, at a time when miners had good jobs making
about $1 a day. The coal and coke era had produced a booming economy.
But as this industry disappeared, the area struggled to find as lucrative
a substitute. Citizens looked to education.
will boost potential
of research center at Hershey
Construction to renovate and expand the General Clinical
Research Center at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is under
way thanks to a $700,000 construction grant recently awarded by the National
Institutes of Health (NIH).
named to Hall of Fame
before the Cold War thawed and trade pacts and tourism made many formerly
communist and socialist nations more familiar to Americans, the United
States and Penn State had an ambassador to the far corners of the world
who waged both war and diplomacy against determined opponents on the smallest
of battlefields -- the chess board.
now being sought
for Administrative Fellows Program
The Administrative Fellows Program offers faculty and staff
the opportunity to work with senior University officers to gain knowledge
and experiences pertaining to the challenges of leadership in the academic
for nominations begins
for Graduate School Awards
Nominations are being sought for a new University Graduate
School award, the Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award and three long-standing
awards -- the Graduate Faculty Teaching Award, the Graduate Assistant
Outstanding Teaching Award and the Howard B. Palmer Faculty Mentoring