Media Highlights

Media Highlights

12/10/13

Penn State will offer as much as $10,000 in merit-based scholarships to students in its online MBA program, the university announced Monday.

12/10/13

Alan Gelenberg, a depression and psychiatric researcher, explains there is "really no evidence that depression is a serotonin-deficiency syndrome."

12/9/13

Penny Kris-Etherton, a professor of nutrition who has studied the effects of nuts on heart disease, describes them as complex plant foods rich in unsaturated fats.

12/6/13

In 1984, most Americans had never heard of Nelson Mandela. Political activist/School of International Affairs professor Randall Robinson was on a mission to change that.

12/6/13

Penn State Law's Randall Robinson offers thoughts on the passing of Nelson Mandela, the U.S. backing of the apartheid regime and the success of the sanctions movement.

12/6/13

A Penn State study found that eating poorly not only worsens mood, comfort foods (like chocolate) that are thought to 'uplift' have no positive effects in such cases.

12/7/13

The golden parachute is a “chronic problem that I don’t see changing anytime soon,” says Donald Hambrick, Penn State management professor.

12/3/13

A National Academy of Sciences report, co-authored by Richard Alley, looked at warming problems that can occur in years instead of centuries. Michael Mann also is quoted.

12/4/13

Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for 2013's Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 16. John Urschel is a nominee for that honor by SI writer Andy Staples.

12/3/13

This week, 15 representatives from land-grant universities are visiting Pittsburgh to learn how to better deliver education, research and public service to urban areas.

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