Media Highlights

Media Highlights

9/10/13

Polls suggest Americans are largely opposed to military strikes in Syria. A sampling of views includes Emily Reddy of WPSU-FM, who talks to people at University Park.

9/10/13

Penn State and a pair of small liberal arts colleges in California made some of the biggest gains this year in the U.S. News & World Report annual rankings.

9/9/13

Penn State researchers have unearthed the cranium of a fossil ape (Lufengpithecus) from Shuitangba, a Miocene site in Yunnan Province located in China.

9/5/13

Anthropologist Nina Jablonski is teaching “Primatology” this year as she re-tools her famous class, “Skin,” to be offered again next fall. (Story links to her TED talk.)

9/4/13

"As real data accumulates, shale decisions rely less on predictions" says the granddaddy of shale economic studies in this region is Penn State's "The Emerging Giant."

9/3/13

We can expect even "a fourfold increase in parts of the Sierra Nevada and California" in fire activity for the rest of this century, said Penn State's Matthew Hurteau.

8/30/13

Chemists and bioengineers at Penn State and Boston University report the energy to power nanoparticles and send them rushing toward the crack is taken from ... the crack.

9/2/13

Independent (meaning trusted by beekeepers) Penn State researchers conclude that the pyrethroid insecticides overall pose far more potential for harm to bees.

9/2/13

Can sleep debt never be paid back? Not at all, said Alexandros Vgontzas, director of the sleep research and treatment center, Penn State. But it may take longer.

9/3/13

For the first time, the spouses of military members will be eligible for grant money from Penn State’s World Campus to reduce their costs of tuition.

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