Media Highlights

Media Highlights

10/30/13

Historian Amy S. Greenberg speaks about the Mexican-American War and why U.S. immigrant fighters deserted, in disgust, over one of America's ugliest flaws: prejudice.

10/28/13

Included in the new book "What Makes a Hero?: The Surprising Science of Selflessness" is Penn State student Graceanne Rumer, who saved a full school bus from crashing.

10/24/13

The Penn State football program again ranked among the nation's top performers in graduation rates, according to data released by the NCAA.

10/23/13

John Tooker, a professor of entomology at Penn State, has alerted Pennsylvania farmers to the threat of kudzu bugs, which are strong fliers and travel in large numbers.

10/24/13

Pharmacology researchers have developed a promising nano-liposome that can encapsulate therapeutic levels of minocycline for optimized drug delivery to the retina.

10/22/13

The current Marcellus production is even higher than the predictions of Terry Engelder, a Penn State geologist who has drawn praise and criticism for his estimates.

10/23/13

Earth will hit a habitability wall in only 500 million years, not 1.75 billion, based on prominent planetary scientist James Kasting's CO2 "compensation limit" models.

10/21/13

Rollyn Ornstein, an adolescent medicine doctor at Penn State's Hershey Medical Center who has treated many cases, notes that overweight children are struggling.

10/21/13

Pieces of a massive fish found off Catalina will be split between research institutions including UC Santa Barbara, Penn State and the Natural History Museum of L.A.

10/20/13

John Jordan, Smeal College of Business professor, writes that companies risk turning big data's potential enhancements into a diversion, an illusion or a turf battle.

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