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Visit Beaver campus Web site for tips on flu prevention


As the seasonal and H1N1 flu season approaches, the public is encouraged to visit the Penn State Beaver Web site at http://www.beaver.psu.edu/. There, visitors will find a "Stay Healthy" link that offers information about flu prevention, symptoms and what to do if you have the flu, whether it is seasonal or H1N1. Other helpful sites to obtain flu information are available at http://www.flu.psu.edu/ and http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu online.



Brodhead Cultural Center closes 33rd season


The Penn State Beaver Brodhead Cultural Center closed its 33rd season of programming with a performance by Chicago-based rock group Cavashawn on Wednesday, Sept. 2. From June through September, the Cultural Center presented a total of 16 programs with 19 performances. Plans are now under way for the center's 34th season of programming in 2010.


For information about the Brodhead Cultural Center, contact the Office of Campus and Community Relations at amk6@psu.edu or 724-773-3816.



Beaver men's soccer defeats Penn State Worthington Scranton at home


On Saturday, Aug. 29, the Penn State Beaver Nittany Lions soccer team began the season at home with a 7-1 win over Penn State Worthington Scranton at Green Valley Park, Rochester. Beaver is 1-0 in the PSUAC and 1-0 overall. For a complete schedule of games, visit  http://www.beaver.psu.edu/athletics online.


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Lady Lions fall to Franciscan on the Road


On Tuesday, Sept. 1, the Penn State Beaver Lady Lions volleyball team lost a three-game away match to the Lady Barons of Franciscan University of Steubenville, 25-8, 25-16, and 25-14. The Lady Lions are 0-0 in the PSUAC and 1-3 overall. For a complete schedule of games, visit

http://www.beaver.psu.edu/athletics online.


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Musical group The Clarks to present free concert on Sept. 24


One of Pittsburgh's favorite bands, The Clarks, will present a free concert at Penn State Beaver on Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Brodhead Cultural Center's J. P. Giusti Amphitheater. The show is Beaver campus' fifth annual Free Fall Concert. In the event of rain, the event will be moved to the Beaver campus gym.


Entry into the Brodhead Cultural Center will begin at 6 p.m. The Chris Higbee Project will open the concert at 7 p.m. followed by The Clarks at 8:30 p.m. No tickets are required. This is an alcohol-free event. For more information about the concert, contact the Office of Campus and Community Relations at amk6@psu.edu or 724-773-3816.



Andes Manta will present free concert in October


At noon on Monday, Oct. 19, the musicians of Andes Manta will present a concert in the auditorium of the Penn State Beaver Student Union Building. The program is free and open to the public.


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Beaver will host annual Penn State Day and Homecoming Oct. 24


Penn State Beaver will host its annual Penn State Day and Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 24 with a variety of events scheduled on campus throughout the day. This year the campus' annual Scholarship Donor and Recipient event will be held as a luncheon in the Lodge of the Student Union Building. Other events will include a campus carnival, alumni athletic events, and a tailgate and showing of the Penn State vs. Michigan game (schedule will depend on game

time). A bonfire will be held on campus the night before.


For information about Penn State Day and Homecoming, contact the Office of Campus and Community Relations at amk6@psu.edu or 724-773-3815.



Probing Question: Is homework bad for kids?


The answer is mixed, according to Gerald LeTendre, professor of education, and the popular opinion that America does less homework than other nations is simply not true. "Very simply, too much of anything can be harmful."


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The Medical Minute: Gynecologic cancer and preservation of fertility


In recent years, several new innovations have been employed in the treatment for women with gynecologic cancer in an effort to preserve fertility. These innovations consist of conservative ovarian staging, embryo/oocyte cryopreservation, hormonal treatment of endometrial cancer, and

fertility-sparing radical hysterectomy for women with cervical cancer, according to this week's edition of The Medical Minute, a service of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.


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