Social media has become a platform for new mothers to openly share their experiences of the joys and challenges of parenthood. Researchers at Penn State and Dalhousie University have unraveled the sentiments in nursing mothers’ tweets to better understand the factors influencing breastfeeding behaviors, which they hope can inform policies and improve resources for mothers.
Penn State IT worked with the Office of Physical Plant to determine locations for adding wireless coverage at select parking lots across the campuses last summer. This allowed commuter students access to work safely between classes while following social distancing protocols.
All Penn State residential campuses will host Swipe Out Hunger in conjunction with Earth Week 2021. During the week of April 19-23, students who have excess dining dollars left over on their meal plans can donate $5, $10, or $15 of their campus meal plan to the Student Emergency Fund any time they dine on campus.