Exercise is Medicine Week 2017, set for Oct. 9-13, will include the opening of the Center for Fitness and Wellness' new space in the IM Building, as well as campus-wide events and activities focused on fitness, health and wellness.

After a gap year in Senegal and two years at Penn State's University Park campus, Grace Mannix, a junior in Schreyer Honors College, has embarked on a new adventure studying abroad in St. Petersburg, Russia.

A new mindfulness-based, self-care initiative is being launched by the the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services through the Office of Children, Youth and Families, Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services, to teach youth-services workers stress management techniques needed to reduce the physical and emotional effects of on-the-job stress.

New additions to the Penn State School of Hospitality Management faculty -- including two Penn State alumni -- represent the breadth and diversity of the hospitality industry.

"Hafa Adai" -- pronounced "half a day" -- means "hello" in Guam's native Chamorro language. This is just one of the phrases that Penn State Berks student Sasha De Bellis learned when she completed an internship at the the Outrigger Guam Beach Resort as part of the Penn State Berks Hospitality Management baccalaureate degree program. The internship ran from May 16 to Aug. 11.

Penn State has announced the appointment of Kayla Matrunick as assistant athletic director for Performance Nutrition Services. In her role with the Nittany Lions, Matrunick is charged with overseeing all aspects of performance nutrition for approximately 800 student-athletes across 31 programs

A group of Penn State researchers has found that students who drink to relieve stress may be more likely to have problems with alcohol down the road.

Two new historical markers recently added to the University Park campus celebrate pioneering achievements in student broadcasting and hospitality management.

The October Healthy Aging Lecture will focus on what happens to the brain as people age, and ways to support and enhance memory into old age. Hosted by Nancy Dennis, associate professor of psychology, the lecture is part of the Penn State Center for Healthy Aging Community Lecture Series.

The Penn State Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has earned accreditation for its speech-language pathology master of science program from the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

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