As students plan their return to Penn State campuses for the fall 2022 semester, the University continues to provide resources to help individuals stay safe and healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Xiao Zhuang has been named the summer 2022 student marshal for the Penn State College of Engineering. He will receive his bachelor of science in computer science with a minor in mathematics at the University’s commencement ceremony, which will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 13 in the Bryce Jordan Center at University Park.
The new degree program in health humanities at Penn State Abington will prepare students for careers in healthcare or in a field with health-related components, as well as to earn advanced degrees in medicine, occupational therapy, and physical therapy, among others.
Diane Rosenbaum, assistant professor of psychology at Penn State Abington, explains that weight bias or negative attitudes toward higher weight is a key risk factor for mental health challenges including eating disorder symptoms, depression, and negative body image.
The Sophomore Jump Start program at Penn State Abington was an immersive residential "boot camp" to provide the second-year students with tools and guidance to make important academic and career choices.
Penn State Abington will host a free community event on Sunday, July 24, featuring a NASA Solar System Ambassador who will offer in-depth explanations of the images NASA released this week from the deepest parts of space ever observed.
The 2022 Summer Institute for Equity in the Academic Experience held in June saw 16 teams across Penn State colleges and campuses, as well as seven teams from regional colleges and universities, gather in person at Penn State Harrisburg and virtually to focus on expanding access and advancing academic equity at their institutions.