Pennsylvania State University

Pennsylvania State University, commonly referred to as Penn State was founded as a land-grant university in 1855 in State College, Pennsylvania Penn State has 24 campuses throughout Pennsylvania and a Virtual World Campus. Penn State is ranked in the top 15 nationally for American universities. Penn States offers more than 160 majors in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The total study body exceeds 84,000 students. The Penn State endowment exceeds $1.6 billion dollars. The School of Engineering, College of Medicine and Law School are noted for their excellence in research and education. Penn State derives a significant amount of funds from federal agencies of government, including the Department of Defense and Department of Energy.

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201 Shields Building Box 3000 University Park PA 16802.
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http://www.psu.edu/
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Oncology & Cancer

Skin cancer interventions affect sun-safety attitudes

More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the U.S. than many other cancers combined, and it is one of the most common cancers among young women. Penn State researchers are testing social media interventions aimed at this ...

Oncology & Cancer

Getting ahead of head and neck cancer

Many symptoms of head and neck cancer are hard to miss—a lump in the neck, persistent hoarseness, a mouth sore that doesn't heal—which is good news for early detection as long as symptoms aren't dismissed.

Autism spectrum disorders

New program may help parents of children with autism, study finds

Researchers at Penn State and the University of South Carolina have recently found that a program for parents of children recently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) shows promising evidence of helping parents ...

Genetics

Bioprinting for bone repair improved with gene therapy

Given enough time and energy, the body will heal, but when doctors or engineers intervene, the processes do not always proceed as planned because chemicals that control and facilitate the healing process are missing. Now, ...

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