Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 5/10/15

    With Altoona's roots in the railroad, it was only fitting that the first rail transportation engineering class in the nation would graduate from Penn State Altoona.

  • 5/8/15

    President Barron told trustees that fall applications passed last year's record of 126,450; online programs and funded faculty research saw double-digit percent growth.

  • 5/9/15

    Evolutionary psychologist Marissa Harrison conducted a published study of female serial killers, part of a small but growing body of research into the subject.

  • 5/11/15

    Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences Nichola Gutgold considers the impact that a presidential candidacy can have on one who chooses to run, even if unsuccessful.

  • 5/7/15

    If you’re not sure if you have broadleaf weeds, check out this database from Penn State to help you identify them.

  • 5/7/15

    Penn State Law launched the new clinic to provide hands-on practice for law students as they represent veterans and current service members and their unique legal issues.

  • 5/7/15

    Associate Professor Ling Rothrock identified that gamification was not making the same impact in education as the business world, so he innovated an engineering class.

  • 5/7/15

    Obesity and depression — not only lack of sleep — are underlying causes for regular drowsiness, according to College of Medicine researchers.

  • 5/6/15

    Epidemiologist Nita Bharti and colleagues, looking at 2003-2004 data, saw that a measles outbreak in Niger's capital rose and fell along with lights viewed via satellite.

  • 5/7/15

    Bin Luo, who led the study, said, “Even for famously prodigious consumers of material, these huge black holes appear to be dining at enormous rates."

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