July 24, 1997......Volume 26, Issue 36

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What is a "Nittany Lion?"
If you're like most Penn Staters, you can't get enough information about the University's beloved lion. If you're not as up on Nittany Lion trivia as you'd like to be, don't worry. University librarians Jackie R. Esposito and Steven L. Herb have worked hard to put the facts you seek at your fingertips.

University to hire 100 new faculty
In 1994, Richard Kopley, then an associate professor of English at the DuBois campus, was asked to take on a three-year assignment as an administrator. Now, in 1997, his term as associate head of the Department of English for the Commonwealth Educational System has expired, and Kopley is returning to his home base -- to again teach students full time.

Veteran CNN newsman to give Aug. 9 address at summer commencement
A familiar face on the all-news network CNN will be seen by those receiving undergraduate degrees at University Park, while the director of the Life Sciences Consortium will address master's and doctoral degree recipients.

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