Media Highlights

Media Highlights

7/20/13

Sandra Spanier, English professor and general editor of Hemingway's letters, say his mother's scrapbooks offer details of his life until age 18 that aren’t anywhere else.

7/19/13

Online students should consider trying mock interviews through Skype or Google Hangouts, experts say.

7/18/13

NASA's Swift telescope, whose control center is located at Penn State in State College, observed in June a gamma-ray burst that resulted from the crash of dead stars.

7/18/13

Doctoral student Joshua Scheinberg, study leader, doesn't want to discourage shopping at farmers’ markets but said sellers and buyers must handle products properly.

7/18/13

Anthropologist George Chaplin, not directly involved in the debate, agrees the earliest human ancestors must have been more peaceable than a chimp model would predict.

7/16/13

A new study reaffirms the necessity to be extremely careful when handling and cooking chicken, even — and maybe especially — if it comes from the farmers market.

7/17/13

VLN is an interactive teaching and learning program that allows Penn State students to take courses that may not be offered at the campus closest to them.

7/16/13

About 30,000 people have enrolled in the world’s first digital mapping MOOC (massive open online course), taught by geographer Anthony Robinson, which kicks off tomorrow.

7/15/13

Climate scientists including Penn State's James Kasting are probing Earth's ancient history for what it can teach them about our planet — but also about other planets.

7/15/13

Born July 15, 1913, to Swiss parents, former Penn State coach Gene Wettstone holds the record for NCAA men’s team championships by a single coach (9).

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