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Students participate in research at the Friedman Observatory

As a spring-board for additional research, the project demon­strates what can be done by students who have an interest in setting their sights on the night sky.
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Creativity + 3D printer = solution for art gallery

Canvases in the Friedman Art Gallery kept falling off the gallery’s hanging rods. Was there a simple and inexpensive solution?
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Alumni to offer 'A Night of Penn State Jazz' on Oct. 15

Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses — Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton and Wilkes-Barre — will offer “A Night of Penn State Jazz” on Oct. 15 at the historic Ritz Theater in Scranton. Doors will open at 6 pm. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin at 7 p.m.
Coffee cups in three sizes: small, medium and large

Commuter meal plans offer dining options for off-campus students

Penn State students who commute to campus or live in on-campus apartments have a convenient option for grabbing a meal or a snack: the Commuter Meal Plan. The plan, which is charged to the student account, has recently been expanded to three levels and is now offered at additional Penn State locations.
Penn State Wilkes-Barre historical photo

Penn State Wilkes-Barre once boasted two of every native Pennsylvania tree

The idyllic wooded walkway that blankets Penn State Wilkes-Barre in lush greenery may not technically be an arboretum anymore, but it does date back to the campus’ roots as the home of a prominent outdoorsman while also displaying a rich diversity of Pennsylvania forestry.
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Penn State Wilkes-Barre students named to spring 2019 Dean's List

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has released the names of those students who have earned a place on the spring 2019 Dean’s List.
The winning team posing on the green with the Nittany Lion Mascot

Alumni Golf Tournament raises more than $7,500

The Penn State Wilkes‑Barre Alumni Constituent Society hosted its 24th annual “Masters” Golf Tournament at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club in Mountain Top on July 12. The tournament raised more than $7,500, which will support a variety of programs for Penn State Wilkes‑Barre students.