Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 2/5/14

    Environmental engineer Jack Matson — a lead instructor of MOOC “Creativity, Innovation and Change,” which drew 120,000 in September — teaches the benefits of failing.

  • 2/4/14

    The good news, says Penn State glaciologist Richard Alley, who was not involved in the new study, is that "the scariest possibilities are not happening."

  • 2/4/14

    Evolutionary biologist Andrew Read said it isn’t clear why the elements of smallpox, polio, and measles that the immune system targets haven't mutated.

  • 2/4/14

    A Penn State study found that to be more productive and happier, it doesn’t matter much if exercisers haven’t worked out on that particular day; they still perform well.

  • 1/30/14

    A new interactive documentary created by filmakers at Penn State University's Public Media explores how cities across the country are adopting innovative green solutions.

  • 1/31/14

    Stam Zervanos, professor emeritus of biology, still conducts research about groundhogs. He shares several facts about them in advance of Groundhog Day.

  • 1/28/14

    A sponge-like crystal created by chemists at the University at Buffalo and Penn State Hazleton contains pores that change shape when exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light.

  • 1/29/14

    A rise in wildfires from climate change in the drought-plagued U.S. West may significantly degrade air quality and create health problems, Penn State researchers say.

  • 1/29/14

    A new interactive documentary film project explores how cities around the country, including San Antonio, are finding innovative solutions to water problems.

  • 1/27/14

    Researchers are working on a solid understanding of energy crops and their densification behavior, which could remove guesswork in creating quality energy pellets.

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