August 20, 1998......Volume 28, Issue 1

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The HUB is ready for Fall Semester
Visitors to the ground and first floors of the Hetzel Union Building on the University Park campus will see major changes this fall, a result of the on-going construction of the new HUB-Robeson Center. For now, the second and third floors will experience no changes.

Water loss reported at Breazeale reactor
On Tuesday, Aug. 11, the University's Breazeale Nuclear Reactor facility confirmed the loss of slightly radioactive water to the appropriate state and federal authorities. The reporting was done even though there is no public health consequence from this event and no requirement to report such a minimal spill.

Semiconductor program takes off
Activity is heating up at some of the University's facilities with a one-day workshop on Aug. 21 to inaugurate the Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Program. The workshop will bring together representatives of Pennsylvania-based semiconductor companies, researchers, educators and government officials instrumental in implementing the new program that is expected to help the state's $296.4-million-a-year semiconductor industry.

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