Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 11/18/14

    Penn State is planning to auction off some of its patents online. It previously held a patent auction in April, believed to have been the first of its kind in the nation.

  • 11/17/14

    PlantVillage founders David Hughes and Marcel Salathé, Penn State epidemiologists, are using machine learning to do things like recognize an image of a weed.

  • 11/16/14

    Steve Zarit, professor of gerontology, says most Pennsylvania families don’t hear about needed, federally funded caregiver training and support programs in a timely way.

  • 11/15/14

    Study co-author Ping Li says the building of stronger connections over time between regions of the brain implies that bilingual brains are "more resistant to damage."

  • 11/16/14

    Next time you need to make an important decision, research co-authored by Associate Professor of Marketing Karen Winterich suggests you should think 'clean' thoughts.

  • 11/13/14

    Alumnus Gerhard Thelen, a retired Norfolk Southern Vice President, has created a scholarship fund to support Penn State Altoona's Rail Transportation Engineering program.

  • 11/13/14

    College of IST and University of Kansas researchers have partnered in an effort to reduce the gap between perceived and actual privacy for users of social networks.

  • 11/14/14

    A unique internship program at Penn State New Kensington could be one of the keys to bridging the gap between higher education and engineering companies.

  • 11/13/14

    Study author Lisa Bolton, a marketing professor at Penn State, characterized the findings as a “boomerang effect” psychological phenomenon that causes opposite reactions.

  • 11/12/14

    Last March, Mitcham took her idea for what would soon be Simple Car Wash to Penn State’s Small Business Development Center to get help and feedback on the idea.

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