Media Highlights

Media Highlights

8/2/13

An article examining pros and cons of 'retail therapy' quotes Meg Meloy, associate professor of marketing, who says that shopping can be an outlet for negative emotions.

8/30/13

Penn State held its Archaeological Field School — a program where students learn how to excavate an archaeological site located at Fort Shirley in Huntington County.

8/29/13

A new World Campus masters program will help provide more knowledge about renewable energy and sustainability systems to professionals working in the field.

8/22/13

Penn State Public Media is partnering with more than 400 public radio and television stations across the country to sustain federal funding for public media.

8/21/13

The university is extending tuition grants to military spouses who attend Penn State's World Campus.

8/27/13

Former Australian diplomat Richard Butler was the United Nations chief weapons inspector in Iraq. Now a professor at Penn State, he spoke with its leading news host.

8/26/13

Does this mean a sleep debt can never be paid back? Not at all, said study author Alexandros Vgontzas, director of the sleep research and treatment center at Penn State.

8/22/13

“Imagine if you could make solar cells as easily as you can print posters or newspapers, you could make sheets of this,” said Enrique Gomez, Penn State chemical engineer.

8/22/13

A new study by Penn State researchers notes a nanoresonator chip-based RNA sensor strategy for detecting circulating tumor cells (CTCs) using a prostate cancer marker.

8/21/13

U.S. and U.K. researchers including two Penn State faculty were awarded more than $12 million for research to revolutionize farming without using artificial fertilizers.

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