Justin Schwartz, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean in the College of Engineering, spoke about the Global Building Network and Penn State's academic efforts for a sustainable and equitable built environment during the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe panel on high-performance buildings.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health recently announced the dates for phases 1B, 1C and 2 of the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccination distribution program and Penn State is strongly encouraging all students, faculty and staff to sign up to get a vaccine as soon as they are eligible to receive one.
The Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, in collaboration with partners around Penn State, will be celebrating Pride Month throughout April with a variety of programming for the University community.
As part of our regular "We Are!" feature, we recognize nine Penn Staters who have gone above and beyond what's asked of them in their work at the University. Thank you Wes, Sonia, Jennifer, Mary, Megan, Todd, Tami, Maria and Marie — and everyone who helps make Penn State such an incredible community!
As of March 1 (the conclusion of the universal required re-testing period), the University is conducting random testing of between 1% and 2% of the University’s population of students and employees living, learning or working on campus as well as those who access campus.
Penn State is planning a phased return over the summer semester to a full on-campus learning environment for fall 2021. The University’s priorities continue to be the health and well-being of its students, faculty, staff and local communities, and the plans for expanded in-person classes have the flexibility built in to quickly respond to changing pandemic conditions, if necessary.