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A World Without Standards

University Libraries to observe World Standards Week with Oct. 12 event

In observance of the American National Standard Institute’s World Standards Week in October, Penn State University Libraries is planning an afternoon of activities Oct. 12 with the theme “Imagine a World Without Standards.” The event will focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which project to address social imbalances, develop a sustainable economy and slow the rate of climate change.
Adriana Dinescu, Lori Dunn and Henrique Oliveira

Three faculty members hired at Penn State Wilkes-Barre

Penn State Wilkes-Barre has hired three full-time faculty members, Chancellor Lynda Goldstein announced. Adriana Dinescu has been named assistant teaching professor of chemistry; Lori Dunn, previously an adjunct instructor at the campus, has been hired as lecturer in business; and Henrique Oliveira has been named assistant teaching professor of surveying engineering.
Soldier standing with three family members

Penn State Wilkes-Barre military award created to honor fallen soldier

A new $20,000 endowed award has been established at Penn State Wilkes-Barre in memory of a northeastern Pennsylvania man who was killed in action in Afghanistan. Family and friends of Pittston, Pennsylvania, native Jeffrey F. DePrimo created the 1st Lt Jeffrey F. DePrimo Military Award to support military students at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.