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Pennsylvania State University: Public university with multiple campuses in Pennsylvania, United States
The Pennsylvania State University is a state-related, land-grant, doctoral university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania. Founded in 1855 as the Farmers' High School of Pennsylvania, and later known as the University of State College, Penn State conducts teaching, research, and public service. Its instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education offered through resident instruction and online delivery. Its University Park campus, the flagship campus, lies within the Borough of State College and College Township. It has two law schools: Penn State Law, on the school's University Park campus, and Dickinson Law, located in Carlisle, 90 miles south of State College. The College of Medicine is located in Hershey. Penn State has another 19 commonwealth campuses and 5 special mission campuses located across the state. Penn State has been labeled one of the "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League.

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Climate scientist says lifestyle changes aren't enough, policy changes needed

Penn State University atmospheric science professor Michael Mann says individual action isn't enough to turn the tide on climate change. He spoke with CBSN about what policies are needed to help the..
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Five teams overrated in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Five teams are being overvalued in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll, led by No. 11 Texas A&M and No. 14 Penn State.
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Man gets Penn State coach to help him propose

Penn State alum Stephanie Henry just thought she was at her old school supporting her boyfriend coach a football tournament.
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Ohio State athlete sex-abuse scandal: How much will it cost? Who will pay?

Penn State and Michigan State had to borrow money to pay victims involved in those abuse cases. Insurance covered PSU's bills; MSU status unclear.
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Penn State enters NCAA lacrosse Final Four as unlikely overwhelming favorite

Penn State had never won an NCAA tournament game, but the Nittany Lions are now the overwhelming favorite to win the lacrosse title.
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Penn State professor accused of kidnapping two women while driving for Uber, police say

A Penn State professor is accused of kidnapping two women while he was driving for Uber Saturday morning.
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Uber Driver Told 2 Women ‘You’re Not Going Anywhere’ in Kidnapping Attempt, Police Say

The driver, an assistant professor at a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University, was charged with kidnapping and false imprisonment.
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Ex-Penn State president wins reprieve hours before reporting to jail

Federal judge throws out former Penn State President Graham Spanier's misdemeanor child-endangerment conviction
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Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his..
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College football teams linked to basketball corruption trial, according to reports

Financial adviser Marty Blazer said he paid players from seven Division I football programs from 2000-14, including Michigan, Penn State and Alabama.
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Dad of Tommy Stevens confirms quarterback will transfer from Penn State

Penn State quarterback Tommy Stevens, a senior quarterback expected to start, has decided to transfer, leaving inexperience at the position.
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Texas Tech adds grad transfers from Utah, Penn State

Texas Tech has added a pair of graduate transfers in running back Armand Shyne from Utah and defensive back Zech McPhearson out of Penn State
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Penn State hazing sentence sends a message to frat boys, college students: Grow up

Penn State's Beta Theta Pi fraternity didn't invent the ritual that killed Timothy Piazza. It's a rite of passage we've tolerated for far too long.
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First jail terms issued in Penn State fraternity hazing death of Timothy Piazza

Three former Penn State fraternity brothers are the first defendants to receive jail time for roles related to the death of pledge Timothy Piazza.
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Frat brothers sentenced to jail in Penn State hazing death

The 19-year-old died in February 2017 after an alcohol-fueled event at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house
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Most dominant dynasty going in college sports? It's not Alabama football. It's Penn State wrestling.

Penn State wrestling is aiming for its eighth national team title in nine years when the NCAA Wrestling Championships start Thursday.
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Beto O'Rourke asked to give "an actual policy" at campaign event

A woman at Penn State challenged the 2020 presidential contender to offer more than "platitudes and nice stories." Here's what he said.
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Beto O'Rourke speaks at Penn State

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rouke made a campaign speech Tuesday before a crowd of Penn State University students, promising a grassroots campaign and taking tough questions from the..
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Nittany Lions part ways with Washington after 12 seasons

Penn State has decided to part ways with women's basketball coach Coquese Washington after 12 seasons
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NCAA tournament Bubble Tracker: Examining the 10 scariest March Madness bid thieves

Penn State, Oregon and Murray State are among the teams capable of winning way in field to stealing NCAA tournament berths from bubble teams.
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Stevens scores 18 as Penn State fends off Rutgers, 66-65

Lamar Stevens scored 18 points to lead Penn State to a 66-65 win over Rutgers before 8,000 at the Rutgers Athletic Center
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Wisconsin women beat Penn St. in Big Ten tournament, 65-57

Imani Lewis scored 17 points on 7-of-12 shooting and Marsha Howard added 15 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 13 seed Wisconsin beat Penn State 65-57 in the first round of the Big Ten tournament
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Pritzl's hot hand leads Wisconsin past Penn State

Brevin Pritzl scores 17 points as No. 19 Wisconsin holds off Penn State 61-57
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Trio combines on Duke's first no-hitter in 64 years

Graeme Stinson, Matt Dockman and Jack Carey combined to throw Duke's first no-hitter in 64 years, shutting down Penn State 14-0
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Stevens scores 25 to lead Penn State past Illinois 83-76

Lamar Stevens scored 25 points and Mike Watkins got his 26th career double-double as Penn State beat Illinois 83-76
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Stevens scores 29, Penn State beats Nebraska 95-71

Stevens pots 29 as Penn State pulls away from Nebraska
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Edwards, Haarms team up to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn St.

Carsen Edwards scored 13 of his 21 points in the second half Saturday and Matt Haarms added a career-high 18 points to lead No. 12 Purdue past Penn State 76-64
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Stevens' double-double leads Penn State over No. 6 Michigan

Stevens' double-double leads Penn State over No. 6 Michigan
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'Grave consequences': Federal lawsuit filed against Penn State frat in Tim Piazza death

The parents of a Penn State student have filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit, naming 28 frat members who hazed their son before his death.
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Gunman kills 2, then self in shootings near Penn State; campus wasn't alerted

Three people were killed and two wounded in the shooting at a hotel restaurant near Penn State
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