Media Highlights

Media Highlights


Students interested in business and entrepreneurship at Penn State will be given several opportunities to engage with other entrepreneurial students.


An unusual combination of greenhouse gases on Mars 3.8 million years ago may have made the Red Planet warm enough for water to flow, Penn State researchers say.


A new Commonwealth Scholars program will provide a $20,000 annual tuition grant to any Pennsylvania resident who otherwise qualifies for admission to Penn State Law.


Penn State studies showed that eating an appetizer of soup, salad or even an apple can reduce total calorie intake over the course of the meal by up to 20 percent.


For 3-1/2 years, education senior Matt Freeman — six times a world champion — has dazzled crowds at Beaver Stadium as feature twirler for the Penn State Blue Band.


Since 2011, a team of faculty, researchers and students has been hatching robotic spacecraft "Lunar Lion" to win an international competition, the Google Lunar Xprize.


Nutrition scientist Penny Kris-Etherton has consulted for nut makers and served on many scientific panels on dietary guidelines and commented on benefits of eating nuts.


Penn State researchers found that loyalty goes a long way, but when trusted products are tied to situations like injury or death, consumers might see it as betrayal.


As Facebook use begins to decline, S. Shyam Sundar, director of the Media Effects Research Lab at Penn State, says the site has become a utility, like a phone carrier.


Injured Penn State senior Kate Thompson completed Sunday's Philadelphia Half-Marathon on crutches in honor of a friend who died from cancer and to raise funds for THON.