Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 2/23/15

    Professor of Anthropology and Genetics Mark Shriver has collaborated on a complex mathematical method to represent faces, based on DNA and 7,000 3-D facial coordinates.

  • 2/23/15

    Student teams from Penn State took first and second prizes in the first-ever Civitas Learning Student Success Hackathon in Austin, Texas.

  • 2/23/15

    Penn State is investing $30 million to bring awareness to student innovations, boost student success, spur economic development and shine a spotlight on Innovation Park.

  • 2/22/15

    Hundreds of students taking part in Penn State's annual dance marathon over the weekend have raised more than $13 million for pediatric cancer research and care.

  • 2/22/15

    Unlike other studies which reflect the overall student body, the Penn State study is based on data provided by students when they receive mental health services.

  • 2/22/15

    While researchers noted more work is needed to identify specific support and intervention strategies, coauthor Steven Zarit offered advice: Don’t try to win arguments.

  • 2/20/15

    Dr. Senel Poyrazli, associate professor of counseling psychology at Penn State Harrisburg, offered several tips to cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder.

  • 2/13/15

    Psychologists Marissa Harrison and Jennifer Shortall, argue that there is a widely held belief that women are more romantic, and tend to fall in love faster than men.

  • 2/20/15

    “It has been a lengthy time since we’ve had this sort of sustained cold in late February,” said Paul Knight, who teaches meteorology and is the state climatologist.

  • 2/19/15

    Bill Syrett, senior lecturer in meteorology and manager of the Joel N. Myers Weather Center, says it's more complicated than using a ruler to measure snowfall vs. depth.

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