Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 11/23/14

    A 2011 survey by professors Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer found that 13 percent of high-school biology teachers spend at least an hour on creationism each school year.

  • 11/21/14

    Penn State Law professors Victor Romero and Shoba Wadhia address the legality of President Obama's recent executive action regarding unauthorized immigrants.

  • 11/21/14

    In a recent study from Penn State, researchers found that a diet rich in spices, like cinnamon and turmeric, helped curb the negative effects of downing a fatty meal.

  • 11/20/14

    Penn State Law Professor Shoba Wadhia is part of a panel on "The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell" discussing President Obama's recent announcement.

  • 11/20/14

    Penn State Berks professor Laurie Grobman, this year's winner among baccalaureate colleges, hit gold with a successful fusion of teaching, research and service.

  • 11/19/14

    A first-year Schreyer Honors College scholar in the Eberly College of Science, Neha Gupta has won the 2014 International Children's Peace Prize Award, given at The Hague.

  • 11/16/14

    Schreyer Scholar Neha Gupta, winner of the International Children’s Peace Prize Award, is founder of Empower Orphans, which helps orphaned and abandoned children.

  • 11/18/14

    Penn State is planning to auction off some of its patents online. It previously held a patent auction in April, believed to have been the first of its kind in the nation.

  • 11/17/14

    PlantVillage founders David Hughes and Marcel Salathé, Penn State epidemiologists, are using machine learning to do things like recognize an image of a weed.

  • 11/16/14

    Steve Zarit, professor of gerontology, says most Pennsylvania families don’t hear about needed, federally funded caregiver training and support programs in a timely way.

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