Media Highlights

Media Highlights

4/13/14

The university said it raised $2.158 billion during the seven-year campaign - $158 million over its goal and the largest amount raised in school history.

4/12/14

By now, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! owns a small collection of the Penn State freshman Casey Saline’s cassette tape works, primarily pop-art style musician portraits.

4/10/14

Adults have a high rate of complications after getting their tonsils removed, so plan for adequate recuperation after surgery, say researchers including Dennis Scanlon.

4/9/14

Eager to start her freshman year, the new Blue Sapphire, Rachel Reiss, plans to major in French and Francophone studies, with another major in international politics.

4/8/14

Penn State astronomers and others determined, with a precision of 2 percent, that 10.8 billion years ago, the universe was expanding by 1 percent every 44 million years.

4/7/14

A video game created by students at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, is generating interest on Steam Greenlight, a PC-gaming website with more than 40 million users.

4/7/14

There are currently 18 teams competing for the $30 million prize, including several U.S. teams: Astrobotic, Moon Express, Omega Envoy and the Penn State Lunar Lion.

4/4/14

Infrastructure is often a casualty of disaster. It’s a problem that’s becoming all too common, in the U.S. and abroad. Penn State students have a solution: Apparatus X.

4/7/14

According to a team of from Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, benefits offered by cover crops cross more than 10 ecosystem services.

4/2/14

Geriatric psychologist Steven Zarit has led research on caregiver stress for years. Predictable caregiving breaks, his team's research has shown, is important.

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