February 15, 2001
approves U.S. clinical trials
for LionHeart heart assist device
Food and Drug Administration has approved the first series of U.S. clinical
trials for a new kind of heart assist device, called the Arrow LionHeart,
developed by Penn State researchers in conjunction with Arrow International
Inc. of Reading.
care center now
open at University Park
and songs replaced the noise of hammers and saws when the doors of the
Bennett Family Center, the University's newest child care facility at
University Park, opened last Thursday.
falls short of University needs
The proposed state budget for fiscal year 2001-02 that
Gov. Tom Ridge presented to state lawmakers on Feb. 6 includes an overall
increase of slightly more than $2 million for the University.
log on to learning
years ago, the University launched its World Campus, an online learning
initiative that delivers signature University academic programs to students
Scholars, sends three abroad
Fulbright Scholar Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State,
is alive and well at Penn State.
are now being accepted for the 2001-02 Steve A. Garban Grant-In-Aid to
students who meet the following criteria.
Office of Human Resources would like to remind faculty and staff members
of important benefits information.
with Stars at
annual Founders' Day Ball
Founders' Day Ball, an annual event sponsored by the Lion Ambassadors
and the Penn State Alumni Association, will be held from 7:30 to 11 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 23, in the HUB-Robeson Center Heritage Hall on the University
database a result
of Decade of Behavior
"FundSource," a new, free, searchable database for research
funding in the behavioral and social sciences is just one of the early
results of a multidisciplinary outreach and education effort known as
the Decade of Behavior.