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President's Office holds annual open house


Hundreds of visitors, students, faculty and staff visited Old Main on Friday, Oct. 2, to chat with Penn State President Graham B. Spanier and Executive Vice President and Provost Rodney Erickson during the annual President's Office Open House on Penn State's University Park campus. The Penn State Merriman String Quartet provided musical entertainment in the lobby of Old Main as

visitors viewed the frescoes, lined up to tour the bell tour, or waited to tour the President's Office. Inside the Office of the President, the Penn State Performing Magicians entertained guests in the conference room on the way to the offices of the president and executive vice president. For photos, visit http://live.psu.edu/stilllife/2150 online.



'Expert Opinion' TV show explores impact of new media on sports


For the Oct. 14 edition of "Expert Opinion with Graham Spanier," the host and panelists Marie Hardin, Kathleen Hessert and Jason Kint discuss the impact of online and social media on the field of sports journalism. A preview of the show, which is scheduled to air at 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Eastern time, can be viewed at http://live.psu.edu/youtube/x7mt2U9OvdY online.


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The Medical Minute: Minimally invasive treatment of brain aneurysms


Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center recently became only the third hospital in Pennsylvania and one of only about 30 institutions in the country to offer a new minimally invasive treatment for brain aneurysms. Brain aneurysms are balloon-like out-pouchings that can develop in brain arteries.  Like balloons, these out-pouchings can burst, causing a devastating type of stroke as blood leaks in and around the brain. This new treatment uses a liquid, glue-like substance called Onyx HD to completely fill aneurysms from the inside of the blood vessel, thereby preventing them from ever bleeding or

causing a stroke.


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