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  Pennsylvania State University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Penn State was founded as a degree-granting institution on February 22, 1855 by act P.L. 46, No. 50 of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania.
Currently, the University is the largest in Pennsylvania, and in 2003, it was credited with having the largest impact on the state economy of any organization, generating over $6 billion for the state on a budget of $2.5 billion.
The student-to-faculty ratio at Penn State campuses is 16:1.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pennsylvania_State_University   (2627 words)

 Pennsylvania State University Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Penn State All-Sports Museum, a museum honoring all Penn State Nittany Lion athletes is located near Gate B of Beaver Stadium.
Penn State's women's volleyball team has won eight Big Ten Conference championships in fourteen years, including the 2003, 2004 and 2005 titles, and was the NCAA division I national champion in 1999.
Penn State is a fencing powerhouse, winning 9 national championships in the sport since the NCAA began awarding titles in 1990.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pennsylvania_State_University_Nittany_Lions   (1219 words)

 Penn State Department of Art History
Penn State is a Big Ten, land-grant university whose University Park campus is set within State College, a congenial college town surrounded by the ridges of the Alleghenies of central Pennsylvania.
Penn State’s University Libraries have major and extensive holdings in the history of art in the Arts and Humanities Library, the Architecture Library, and the Rare Books and Manuscripts unit of the Special Collections Library.
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to the policy that all persons have equal access to programs, facilities, admission, and employment without regard to personal characteristics not related to ability, performance, or qualifications as determined by University policy or by state or federal authorities.
www.arthistory.psu.edu   (761 words)

 Pennsylvania State University
Zeolite hydration states are determined by evaluating the partitioning of water between water vapor and zeolite hydration water for isovolumetric systems at each temperature and pressure.
At each temperature, reaction rates were determined over a wide range of saturation states from supersaturated (0 to 1.2 kcal/mol), to near-equilibrium, to far-from-equilibrium conditions (0 to -8 kcal/mol).
For example, the hydration states of Na- and K-clinoptilolite decrease by about 50% as temperature increases from 25ºC to 250ºC and at water vapor pressures along the water-vapor curve of pure water.
www.sc.doe.gov /production/bes/geo/Publications/FY97Summ/pennst.htm   (1290 words)

 Pennsylvania State University News
For all the talk at Penn State about the new starting quarterback, the rebuilt offensive line and the new faces on defense, threatening skies and a soggy field might have the most impact on Saturday's opener...
UNIVERSITY PARK -- Akron coach J.D. Brookhart had a hunch his team was going to get a different look from Penn State's defense.
UNIVERSITY PARK - One year ago, a group of true freshmen headed by Derrick Williams, Justin King and Jordan Norwood made an immediate impact on Penn State's football team.
www.topix.net /ncaa/penn-state   (768 words)

 Penn State NROTC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Captain Hanson is a native of Warren, Pennsylvania.
He graduated from Pennsylvania State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Engineering and a NROTC commission as an Ensign.
CDR Thomas was commissioned through NROTC at the University of Notre Dame, from which he was graduated in May 1982 with a BA in Government & International Relations and French Language.
navy.rotc.psu.edu   (542 words)

 GIS at Penn State
Penn State is well known around the world for its leadership in these endeavors.
Employing the latest photorealistic landscape visualization technology, Pennsylvania State University, the Smithsonian Institution and two major Chesapeake cultural institutions will team up to develop a powerful new web-based attraction focused on the 400th anniversary of John Smith's "Voyages of Exploration" through the Chesapeake region.
Funding provided by the Penn State GIS Council to promote GIS and to develop new areas of interest and collaboration in GIS among Penn State colleges, institutes, departments, and researchers.
www.gis.psu.edu   (451 words)

 Department of Psychology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Psychology Department at Penn State's University Park campus is part of the College of the Liberal Arts.
The Department of Psychology at The Pennsylvania State University invites applications for the position of Head of the Department, to be filled effective July 1, 2007.
With its hub at Pennsylvania State University in the USA, the collaborative effort involves the membership of the Worldwide Universities Network and other leading institutions of higher education.
psych.la.psu.edu   (456 words)

 Physics @ Penn State
Erwin Mueller was a member of the Penn State Department of Physics from 1952 to 1977.
His work was recognized by the National Medal of Science in 1977.
Colloquium by Michael Flatte from University of Iowa
www.phys.psu.edu   (177 words)

 Penn State Astronomy & Astrophysics
One measure of the impact and level of our activities is indicated by Penn State ranking fifth in space science citations per paper over the previous five year period, as reported recently by Thomson Scientific ISI.
SALT was patterned after the successful design of the William P. Hobby-Robert E. Eberly Telescope--one of the largest and most powerful telescopes in the world--which was conceived by Lawrence Ramsey, department head and professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State, and Daniel W. Weedman, formerly a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Penn State.
Below is a summary of a press release being issued jointly by Penn State University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.
www.astro.psu.edu   (1023 words)

 Pennsylvania State University
Penn States University Park campus was ranked 6th in the top 30 Washington Monthly College rankings “What Colleges can do for the country”.
Penn State was included in the Princeton Review “The Best 361 Colleges, 2006.” Graduate programs ranked among the nations top ten include The School of Business, Supply Chain/Logistics, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering and Materials, Higher Education Administration, Administration/Supervision, Vocational/Technical Education, Counseling and Personnel Services.
As of the Fall 2005 the university attracted a record-breaking high of 10,071 minority students, including increases in all categories- Native Americas, Asian/Pacific Islanders, African Americans, and Hispanics.
www.mentornet.net /Partners/Campuses/CampusInfo.aspx?CampusCode=PENNS   (394 words)

 EPA-Green Power Partners
Pennsylvania State University is one of the largest purchasers of wind power in the country.
Five percent of the electrical load at the State College, Pennsylvania campus (the main campus) will be met with wind energy over the next five years.
The University recently expanded its original commitment to cover the state-wide campus system and is currently purchasing 17,600 MWh of energy produced at Pennsylvania wind farms.
www.epa.gov /greenpower/partners/partners/pennsylvaniastateuniversity.htm   (80 words)

 Penn State: Online Degrees, Online Courses, and Online Certificates offered by Penn State
As the new head of Penn State's online campus, which offers more than 50 online degrees and certificate programs, Udas will lead an experienced professional staff involved in providing education programs and services to adult learners worldwide.
A Penn State bachelor of science degree in criminal justice will soon be available through Penn State's World Campus, making the University the first institution in Pennsylvania to offer an online degree in the major.
The online criminal justice degree is designed to prepare students to work in a wide range of jobs, including policing, courts and corrections, as well as with crime-related populations, such as victims of crime and substance-abuse offenders.
www.worldcampus.psu.edu   (338 words)

 Penn State Wrestling 2005-6   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Penn State wrestling philosophy is one that offers hard-working, goal-oriented wrestlers opportunities to maximize their potential and to fulfill life-long dreams.
In 97 years of intercollegiate competition, Penn State has finished in the top ten (Division I) nationally 40 times and its wrestlers have won 20 national titles.
Follow the Penn State Wrestling program this season as Penn State takes part in its 98th year of Division I wrestling competition.
www.stat.psu.edu /~harrison   (145 words)

 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Contact: Andris Freivalds, Penn State University, 310 Leonhard Building, University Park, PA 16802; 814/863-2361; axf@psu.edu, http://www.ie.psu.edu/.
At the MS level, the student will have achieved both the technical tools and practical experience needed for an industrial position, while at the PhD level the student will have attained the intellectual rigor and academic competence to work in an academic or research setting.
Pennsylvania Transportation Institute: Mack/Renault truck simulator, 5,000 ft. oval test track, crash impact tester.
www.hfes.org /web/Students/gradschools/pennstate.html   (582 words)

 Pennsylvania State University - Intensive English Communication Program
This staff provides a warm welcome when new students arrive, they assist them in settling into their life at Penn State, and they provide whatever non-academic services students need as they progress through the program.
Many international students study at Penn State and there are a number of nationality clubs providing social and cultural activities, as well as support and information to new arrivals.
In the center of Pennsylvania, State College/University Park offers comfort and safety in a traditional university town.
www.studyusa.com /factshts/pennst.asp?s=21   (686 words)

 Penn State University's Health Policy and Administration Program
Penn State's HPA department has been training health care leaders for more than 30 years and has over 3,600 alumni.
It is one of a handful of health administration programs in the country to offer degrees at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral level.
In 2001, our program was ranked as one of the top 20 programs in the nation.
www.hhdev.psu.edu /hpa   (137 words)

 Penn State General Clinical Research Center
The GCRC at Penn State is part of a national network of similar centers funded by the National Institute of Health through the National Center for Research Resources.
The Penn State General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) was funded by the National Center for Research Resources in July, 1995 (Grant Number M01RR10732) and is located at the M.S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey and the Elmore Wing of the Noll Research Center in University Park.
The proper citation is: This research was supported in part by a General Clinical Research Center grant from NIH (M01RR10732) awarded to the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.
www.hmc.psu.edu /gcrc   (232 words)

 Pennsylvania State University - Top Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Pennsylvania State University is one of the 100 PhD-issuing institutions featured in the subscribers edition of these rankings.
In the profile for this university, you will find its leading programs ranked on a national scale.
Please note that these rankings feature universities only—that is, institutions that offer programs that lead to the PhD degree.
www.jajnsn.com /vanguarduniversities/pennstate.html   (125 words)

 Health & Human Development | Department of Kinesiology
The Department of Kinesiology at Penn State University is committed to providing outstanding instruction and educational opportunities for our students; discovering and disseminating new knowledge about physical activity, exercise, and human movement and its relationship to human health and disease; and providing outstanding service and outreach to the field of kinesiology and our community.
The annual Dorothy V. Harris Lecture Series in Sport Psychology was held on April 27, 2006 on the University Park Campus.
Stuart J.H. Biddle, Professor of Exercise and Sport Psychology and Head of the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom was the invited speaker.
www.hhdev.psu.edu /kines   (401 words)

 PSU CSE | Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Kandemir and Irwin are the co-authors with O. turk and S. Tosun of a paper entitled, "Multi-Level On-Chip Memory Hierarchy Design for Embedded Chip Multiprocessors" which has been selected as one of the two best papers at the The Twelfth International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2006), Minneapolis, MN.
Penn State University ranks 8th in total research expenditures in the discipline of computer science (2004).
Penn State University ranked 3rd in total research expenditures in the discipline of engineering (2004).
www.cse.psu.edu   (329 words)

 Welcome to the Department of Architecture at Penn State
As you will see from many of the images we have added to this site, we are about to begin our second academic year occupying the Stuckeman Family Building, our new facility that we share with the Department of Landscape Architecture.
The strength of Penn State's five-year Bachelor of Architecture program is that it prepares students to practice architecture.
This has always been a traditional focus of the school, and as we begin a new millennium in the Stuckeman Building, we reaffirm our commitment to architectural practice in the broadest sense of the term.
www.arch.psu.edu   (240 words)

 Biology Department - Pennsylvania State University — Biology Department - Pennsylvania State University
The Penn State Biology Department offers six types of Bachelor of Science degrees, including degrees in General Biology, Neuroscience, Ecology, Genetics and Developmental Biology, Plant Biology, and Vertebrate Physiology.
With over 40 graduate faculty members, the Penn State Biology Department is known as one of the top research institutions in the world.
Navigate to the faculty research areas page to see what’s happening in the Biology Department.
www.bio.psu.edu   (248 words)

 The Graduate School at Penn State
New and returning graduate students from underrepresented groups are invited to attend the annual Professional Development and Retention Conference to be held on Sunday, Sept. 10, from noon to 4:30 p.m.
The goals of the conference are to assist graduate students from underrepresented groups in acclimating to the University Park campus; to provide information on University support services; to offer networking opportunities; and to provide information and insights regarding graduate studies and the Penn State community.
Penn State alumni, Dr. Kimberly Rogers, assistant professor at SUNY and Dr. Aida Cancel, Scientist of Clinical Research for the Institute for Family Health, will speak during the luncheon about their experiences since receiving their degrees.
www.gradsch.psu.edu   (167 words)

 Penn State DuBois Home Page
PSU DuBois Veterans’ Club will host ‘fireside’ chat – The Penn State DuBois Veterans’ Club is hosting an informal discussion with
Penn State Dubois Vets Club and Choir Salute Veterans – Even a soldier looks to the heavens to question existence, purpose and reason.
University announces change to the fall semester calendar – For the past several years the first day of the fall semester has been a Tuesday
www.ds.psu.edu   (1271 words)

 Community and Economic Development Education Program at Penn State
Penn State offers an innovative Master’s degree and a World Campus Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Community and Economic Development (CEDEV).
These programs provide professionals, officials, and citizens with the knowledge and skills to work with citizens and leaders to establish and maintain viable communities and community organizations.
Resident courses are available at Penn State's University Park campus.
cedev.aers.psu.edu   (169 words)

The Penn State Astrobiology Research Center (PSARC) was established in 1998 as part of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) to promote the exciting frontier science field of Astrobiology.
More than 100 people, including 17 (Co-) Principal Investigators, are currently involved in PSARC, not only to conduct research projects, but also to provide a variety of education and outreach programs in Astrobiology.
The Penn State Astrobiology Research Center is funded by NASA, The Pennsylvania State University and other sources.
psarc.geosc.psu.edu   (122 words)

 Penn State Shenango Home Page
Penn State Shenango Holds Fall 2006 Enrollment Day
Penn State Shenango Holds Child Development Associate Graduation
Penn State Shenango to Hold 2006 Spring Commencement
www.shenango.psu.edu   (103 words)

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